Renowned historian, critic, and author Leonard Marcus, has a history degree from Yale and a degree in poetry from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His criticism has been featured in Parenting magazine and the New York Times Book Review. Currently, he writes the column "Sight Reading" for the Horn Book in addition to serving as a member of the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature and the Mazza Museum national advisory board. Marcus's most recent book is Show Me a Story: Why Picture Books Matter. He resides in Brooklyn with his wife--the author and illustrator Amy Schwartz--and their son.