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Celebrate Cricket: 30 Years of Stories and Art Marianne Carus

Celebrate Cricket: 30 Years of Stories and Art

Marianne Carus

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ISBN : 9780812626957
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272 pages
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A lively anthology of well-loved stories scattered throughout with slices of history told through reminiscences from the many famous authors and illustrators who have contributed to CRICKET magazine, including David Wiesner, Shirley Hughes, JaneMoreA lively anthology of well-loved stories scattered throughout with slices of history told through reminiscences from the many famous authors and illustrators who have contributed to CRICKET magazine, including David Wiesner, Shirley Hughes, Jane Yolen, Eric Kimmel, and Eve Bunting. CRICKET?s editor-in-chief, Marianne Carus, launched the magazine in 1973 with literary critic Clifton Fadiman as senior editor and Trina Schart Hyman as art director. During the early years of the magazine, the board of directors included such luminary figures in children?s literature as Lloyd Alexander, Newbery and National Book Award Winner- Eleanor Cameron, National Book Award Winner- Sheila Egoff, Professor of children?s literature- Virginia Haviland, head of children?s literature at the Library of Congress- Paul Heins, Editor of the Horn Book Magazine- and Nobel Prize Winner Isaac Bashevis Singer.The book is illustrated throughout in black white and contains 24 pages of color reproductions of CRICKET cover art.TABLE OF CONTENTSLet?s Celebrate Cricket Marianne CarusLetter Isaac Bashevis SingerMeet Your Author Isaac Bashevis SingerThe Fools of Chelm an the Stupid Carp Isaac Bashevis SingerGenesis (poem) Lee Bennett HopkinsClifton Fadiman and the Beginnings of Cricket Anne FadimanThe Birth of Cricket Eleanor CameronOld Cricket?s Family Album Lloyd AlexanderA Hungry Reader Lloyd AlexanderA Gift from Gertrude Stein Lloyd AlexanderI?m Not