Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became An American Icon Along the Way Book by Leonard S. Marcus

Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became An American Icon Along the Way Book by Leonard S. Marcus

Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became An American Icon Along the Way

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 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

Title : Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became An American Icon Along the Way
Author :  Leonard S. Marcus
Language : English
Isbn : 0375829962
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 256 pages

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