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The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom

Book - 1998
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Ursula Nordstrom, director of Harper's children's books from 1940 to 1973, was a force for innovation in children's publishing in the US during the 20th century. These letters from the HarperCollins archives represent the correspondence that helped create some of the most beloved books.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, [1998]
Copyright Date: ©1998
ISBN: 9780060236250
Branch Call Number: B N7593
Characteristics: xlii, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Marcus, Leonard S. 1950-


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SPPL_Joey Mar 19, 2018

Nordstrom was director of Harper's children's books from 1940 to 1973. She edited many of the most innovative and lasting children's authors of the mid 20th century, from Maurice Sendak to E.B. White to Margaret Wise Brown to Louise Fitzhugh to Russell Hoban to John Steptoe to Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson, and many more.

Anyone interested in the history of American picture books would be well-advised to check this out.


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