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Dear Genius: the Letters of Ursula Nordstrom

by Nordstrom, Ursula

  • ISBN: 9780060236250
  • ISBN10: 0060236256

Dear Genius: the Letters of Ursula Nordstrom

by Nordstrom, Ursula

  • List Price: $22.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Publish date: 01/01/2003
  • ISBN: 9780060236250
  • ISBN10: 0060236256
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Description: Ursula Nordstrom, director of Harper's Department of Books for Boys and Girls from 1940 to 1973, was arguably the single most creative force for innovation in children's book publishing in the United States during the twentieth century. Considered an editor of maverick temperament and taste, her unorthodox vision helped create such classics as Goodnight Moon, Charlotte's Web, Where the Wild Things Are, Harold and the Purple Crayon, and The Giving Tree.

Leonard S. Marcus has culled an exceptional collection of letters from the entire HarperCollins backlist archives. The letters included here are representative of the brilliant correspondence that was instrumental in the creation of some of the most beloved books in the world today. Full of wit and humor they are immensely entertaining, thought-provoking, and moving in their revelation of the devotion and high-voltage intellect of an incomparably gifted editor, mentor, and publishing visionary.

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