Literary Landmark: Bank Street College - Margaret Wise Brown

New York, N.Y.
Dedicated: 2001
Partners: Books for Kids HarperCollins Publishers

Bank Street College founded a Writers Laboratory in 1937 to encourage authors of children's literature. Affiliated writers have been Good Night Moon (1947) author Margaret Wise Brown, Where the Wild Things Are (1963) author Maurice Sendak, and The Carrot Seed (1945) author Ruth Krauss.

The author of Margaret Wise Brown's biography, Leonard S. Marcus, spoke at the dedication ceremony.


Bank Street College of Education, History (website)

BULLETIN BOARD; A Literary Landmark (The New York Times)

PLACES THAT MATTER - Bank Street College of Education