Golden Legacy How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon along the Way

ISBN-10: 0375829962
ISBN-13: 9780375829963
Authors: Leonard S. Marcus
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THE YEAR 2007 marks the 65th anniversary of a bold experiment: the launch of the Little Golden Books during the dark days of World War II. At a time when the literacy rate was not nearly as high as it is now - and privation was felt by nearly all - quality books for children would now be available at a price nearly everyone could afford (25 cents), and sold where ordinary people shopped. Golden Legacy is a lively history of a company, a line of books, the groundbreaking writers and artists who created them, the clever mavericks who marketed and sold them, and the cultural landscape that surrounded them.
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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Random House Children's Books Number of pages: 256 Dimensions: 10.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 2.948 lbs. Language: English