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Down the Rabbit Hole and Beyond: Four Children’s Classics Revisted with Leonard S. Marcus

Join children’s literary scholar Leonard S. Marcus for a class exploring the back-stories and legacy of four classics: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Wind in the Willows, Peter Pan and The Secret Garden.

Classes meet on four Wednesdays, February 11 and 25 and March 11 and 25, from 6:30-8:30 pm at the 92nd Street Y. The cost of registration is $400.

Leonard S. Marcus is one of the children’s book world’s most respected writers, historians and critics. He is the author of books on Ralph Caldecott, Maurice Sendak and Madeline L’Engle, among others, as well as the curator of The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter at the New York Public Library.

About 92nd Street Y
92nd Street Y is a world-class cultural and community center where people all over the world connect through culture, arts, entertainment and conversation. For 140 years, we have harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives, and the power of community to repair the world.

As a proudly Jewish organization, 92Y enthusiastically welcomes and reaches out to people of all ages, races, faiths and backgrounds while embracing Jewish values like learning and self-improvement, the importance of family, the joy of life, and giving back to our wonderfully diverse and growing community, both locally and around the world.

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