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Author Marcus, Leonard S., 1950-

Title Golden legacy : how Golden Books won children's hearts, changed publishing forever, and became an American icon along the way / Leonard S. Marcus.

Publication Info. New York : Golden Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, [2007]


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Description 245 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience Ages 9-12.
Summary Presents a history of Golden Books, discussing how it was founded in the mist of World War II providing quality books at inexpensive prices and used innovative writers and marketing techniques to establish itself as a highly successful publishing firm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword -- Part One: "The boys have done a pretty good job ..." -- Part Two: Entrepreneurs and emigre artists -- Part Three: "Books and bread" -- Part Four: Books for baby boomers -- Part Five: Cold War and magic kingdom -- Part Six: "We are publishers ..." -- Part Seven: Circles -- Reflections on the golden egg -- A few words about Richard Scarry's working technique -- Amy Schwartz remembers The Golden Book Encyclopedia -- Who was Mary Reed, PhD?
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 10.4 10 121278.
Subject Golden Books Publishing Company -- Juvenile literature.
Golden Books Publishing Company -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.
Golden Book Publishing Company.
Golden Books Publishing Company. (OCoLC)fst01695815
Little golden books.
Children's literature -- Publishing -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Publishing.
Children's literature -- Marketing.
Publishers and publishing -- United States.
Bokutgivning -- Förenta staterna.
Bokförlag -- historia -- Förenta staterna.
Children's literature -- Publishing. (OCoLC)fst00855836
Publishers and publishing. (OCoLC)fst01083463
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
ISBN 0375829962

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