is a specialist in children's literature and other cultural topics. He writes for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and other publications. Some of his seven books are listed below. A former professor, Griswold taught at San Diego State University, UCLA, UCSD, UConn, and the National University of Ireland in Galway.
Audacious Kids: The Classic American Children’s Story
Feeling Like a Kid: Childhood and Children’s Literature
The Meanings of “Beauty and the Beast”: A Handbook