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Quack! Quack! The Wonderful World of Robert Quackenbush

Open to the public in The Assunta, Ignazio, Ada and Romano Peluso Exhibition Gallery
March 2 - December 31, 2023

Starring in the Library’s first children’s book exhibition are the famous "ducktective" Miss Mallard and other amazing creatures brought to life by writer and illustrator Robert Quackenbush (1929-2021). A beloved member of our Library and one of the founding judges of our Young Writers Awards, Robert instilled in children here and around the world his own deep love of books and reading. Books and archival material from the Quackenbush collection, generously lent by Margery Quackenbush, will introduce visitors to Quackenbush’s delightful world of characters and clues, with insight into his creativity and artistic process.

More information and photos from the exhibition opening can be found here.

Quack! Quack! was curated by Head of Exhibitions Harriet Shapiro and guest curator Katie Fricas, and designed by Doreen Pastore.

This exhibition is generously supported by a gift in memory of Susan Goodstein Lerner.

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