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Randolph Caldecott : the man who could not stop drawing

Author: Leonard S Marcus
Publisher: New York : Frances Foster Books, Farrar Straus Giroux, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Available in time for the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal, an utterly unique biography of the remarkable artist the award honors: Randolph Caldecott, the father of the modern picture book. Includes never-before-published drawings by Caldecott himself.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Randolph Caldecott; Randolph Caldecott
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard S Marcus
ISBN: 9780374310257 0374310254
OCLC Number: 823085261
Description: 64 pages : ill. (some col.) ; 31cm
Responsibility: Leonard S. Marcus.

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Randolph Caldecott is best known as the namesake of the award that honours picture book illustrations. In this inventive biography, a leading children's literature scholar examines the man behind the  Read more...

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"Marcus's thorough attention to detail, sober writing, and social conscience all contribute to an exemplary juvenile biography. A handful of illustrations enliven every spread, revealing the artist's Read more...

 
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Now youy know why it is called "the Caldecott Award"

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2014-04-24) Excellent Permalink

A wonderfully well written biography of Randolph Caldecott .   The illustrations - and they are both plentiful and pertinent - are almost entirely by Caldecott himself.  This book will insure a well merited appreciation for Randolph Caldecott and for book illustrations as a central...
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