First things First
What is the ABC of It? click here
Who is Leonard S. Marcus? Click here
Contents of the catalogue click here
What is a BLAD?
BLAD stands for Book Layout And Design. The publisher makes BLADs so that buyers and stakeholders can see how a book will look without having to print the whole book (or carry the whole thing to sales calls.)
Here is the BLAD for the ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter.
Yes, I know that these screen shots aren’t readable but they do give a taste of Book Layout and Design. Correction– if you click on it it will enlarge enough to be readable.
Forward by Lisa Von Drasek
A big thank you to Lauren Stringer, who designed this exquisite volume.
The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter
Let me know if you want to pre-order the print edition. We are doing a limited run. $40.00, paper, 240 pages, French flaps, over 300 images, full color. distributed by the University of Minnesota Press.
firstname.lastname@example.org. put ABC of It Catalogue in the subject heading. Put your email in the body of the e-mail and number of copies, shipping included. We will contact you by email for the shipping address. They will ship in January.