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The ABC of It: Catalog Contents

By October 30, 2018May 13th, 2021The Kerlan Blog

A Recap

The University of Minnesota Libraries, Children’s Literature Research Collections will be adapting The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter (originated at The New York Public Library) The CLRC has produced a catalog designed by author, illustrator, Kerlan Friend, Lauren Stringer.

As Promised The Contents Page

Contents page of The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter

Leonard S. Marcus is one of the world’s leading authorities on children’s books and illustration. Among his many books are Minders of Make-Believe and Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon. A frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review, he is on the faculty of New York University and the School of Visual Arts. 
Lisa Von Drasek is curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota.
$39.95  paper  ISBN 978-1-5179-0801-0
240 pages, 450 color plates, 7 1/2 x 9 1/2, 2018



Let me know if you want to pre-order the print edition. We are doing a limited run. $40.00, paper, 240 pages, French flaps, over 250 images, full color. distributed by the University of Minnesota Press. put ABC of It Catalogue in the subject heading. Put your email in the body of the e-mail and number of copies, shipping included.  We will contact you by email for the shipping address. They will ship in January.

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