Featured books by Leonard Marcus

Reading Rockets recommends the following books by Leonard Marcus.

Pass it Down: Five Picture Book Families Make Their Mark

By: Leonard Marcus
Age Level: Adult
Reading Level: Family

Conversations with families provide insight and information into how books are created and the intergenerational impact of illustrating and writing them. From the Rockwells, the Crews/Jonas family, the Pinkneys, the Myers', and the Hurds – talent seems to run in the family!

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