The Guardians

Of course you know the Guardians of Childhood. You've known them since before you can remember: Santa, The Tooth Fairy, The Sandman, The Easter Bunny and so many others. But...where did they come from? How did they become beloved, and worthy of holidays? Well, there's a lot more to these childhood guardians than meets the eye..Academy Award-winning William Joyce imagines the origins of the icons of our childhoods.

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About the Authors

Laura Geringer

Laura Geringer is the author of many highly acclaimed books for children and young adults, including the celebrated A Three Hat Day illustrated by Arnold Lobel; Myth Men, a popular series of graphic novels based on the classic Greek myths; and Sign of the Qin, Book l of the Outlaws of Moonshadow Marsh series, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; and Boom, Boom Go Away illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline. She serves on the National Advisory Board of First Book, a charity that has distributed over seventy million books to children in need. Laura lives in New York City.

 

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William Joyce
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William Joyce

William Joyce does a lot of stuff—films, apps, Olympic curling—but children’s books are his true bailiwick (Billy’s Booger; The Numberlys; The Man in the Moon; Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King; A Bean, A Stalk, and a Boy Named Jack; and the #1 New York Times bestselling The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, which is also his Academy Award–winning short film, to name a few). He lives with his family in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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