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Storied City A Children's Book Walking Tour Guide to New York City review µ 103 Ð In this handy size book renowned critic and historian and New Yorker Leonard S Marcus has created and narrated twenty walking tours of New York City based on children's literature Illustrated with maps photographs and booIn this handy size book renowned critic and historian and New Yorker Leonard S Marcus has created and narrated twenty walking tours of New York City based on children's literature Illustrated with maps photographs and book art. As a life long New Yorker and elementary school librarianthe concept of this book various walking tours across all of the city's five boroughs highlighting literary landmarks book setting locales and author homes and hotspots is fascinating and one which I wished I would have thought of myself Some tidbits of trivia were interesting then others and some parts of the outer boroughs such as ueens could have been covered extensively but even with NYC as my stomping ground I learned a great deal My biggest gripe with the book is that it is in desperate need of an update whenever I was intrigued enough with a title to order it for my library I found that it was out of print All in all however City is a handy and clever guide for any bookworm or bibliophile

Storied City A Children's Book Walking Tour Guide to New York CityIn this handy size book renowned critic and historian and New Yorker Leonard S Marcus has created and narrated twenty walking tours of New York City based on children's literature Illustrated with maps photographs and book art. As a life long New Yorker and elementary school librarianthe concept of this book various walking tours across all of the city's five boroughs highlighting literary landmarks book setting locales and author homes and hotspots is fascinating and one which I wished I would have thought of myself Some tidbits of trivia were interesting then others and some parts of the outer boroughs such as ueens could have been covered extensively but even with NYC as my stomping ground I learned a great deal My biggest gripe with the book is that it is in desperate need of an update whenever I was intrigued enough with a title to order it for my library I found that it was out of print All in all however City is a handy and clever guide for any bookworm or bibliophile

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Storied City A Children's Book Walking Tour Guide to New York City à S and artists as varied as E B White Maurice Sendak Judy Blume Faith Ringgold Madeleine L'Engle and many Along the way Marcus deftly discusses than two hundred of the best books about New York City ever written for young peopl. Took a walking tour with the author and absolutely loved it I think this book would make a great APP because there are lots of backstory and history that I just don't know having an electronic reference library would help because I can't ask the author to come with me every time I want to know a little bit about the history of children's books in NYC free read â eBook or Kindle ePUB ó Leonard S. Marcus

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Leonard S. Marcus ó 3 characters The tours can be followed from start to finish or abbreviated to suit a reader's or a family's particular interests Together they feature over one hundred places and spaces by which New York has lit the imaginations of writer. This book was incredible It is tiny and paperback but packed with information about New York City and its picture book history I learned so much about each borough which is something I wasn’t really anticipating with this book There are twenty one walking tours throughout the book and I fully intend to plan some of them and read the books he recommends as well NYC is truly fascinating and full of picture books and authors and illustrators and This was a perfectly nerdy picture book fanatic read and I loved it