By now most everyone has heard about the controversial New Yorker cover featuring the Obamas. But did you know that same issue has a wonderful article inside about the rise of children’s literature and children’s libraries in the US? The article centers around Anne Carroll Moore, E. B. White, Katharine White, Ursula Nordstrom, and the publication of Stuart Little.
It’s a fabulous article, and you can read it for free online here.
Ursula Nordstrom, on what qualified her to edit children’s literature:
“Well, I am a former child, and I haven’t forgotten a thing.”
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