Bronwyn’s Library Blog

Kent State Unveils Marantz Picturebook Collection

Posted by bronwynr on January 9, 2009

More than 300 people, including author and illustrator David Macaulay, recently gathered at Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science to celebrate the opening of the Marantz Picturebook Collection in the Reinberger Children’s Library Center.

Located on the third floor of the University Library, the collection includes more than 21,000 picture books from the past 40 years, as well as posters, original artwork, and character toys, all of which represent educators Ken and Sylvia Marantz’s lifelong commitment to the study of picture-book art and its significance in children’s literature. more » » » 


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