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Leslie Grimm

Also Known As

  • Leslie M. Grimm

Game Credits


The Backyard (1993)   (Designers)
The Treehouse (1991)   (Designed by)
The Playroom (1989)   (Design by)
Think Quick! (1987)   (By)
Math Rabbit (1986)   (Design)
Writer Rabbit (1986)   (Educational Director / Lead Designer)
Reader Rabbit (1985)   (Author)
Gertrude's Puzzles (1984)   (Authors)
Gertrude's Secrets (1984)   (Authors)
Robot Odyssey (1984)   (Authors)
Bumble Games (1982)   (Designer)
Rocky's Boots (1982)   (By)
Magic Spells (1981)   (Designer)


Think Quick! (1987)   (Programmers)
Writer Rabbit (1986)   (Programmers)
Reader Rabbit (1985)   (Author)
Robot Odyssey (1984)   (Authors)
Bumble Games (1982)   (Author)
Bumble Plot (1982)   (By)
Moptown Parade (1982)   (Original by)
Rocky's Boots (1982)   (By)
Magic Spells (1981)   (Authors)
Moptown Hotel (1981)   (By)


Writer Rabbit (1986)   (Cake Games, menu, and the bunny dance graphics)

Creative Services

Think Quick! (1987)   (User's Guide)

Developer Biography

Dr. Leslie Grimm was one of the co-founders of The Learning Company in 1980, where she served as the Director of Research and Development.

Leslie is a software designer and co-creator of The Backyard, The Playroom and The Treehouse.

She has a doctorate in Biology from Stanford University. She has been designing and programming award-winning educational software games for young children for more than a decade. Before she began creating software, she spent several years in the classroom teaching children of many ages and abilities.

Leslie has two daughters. She enjoys playing piano, photography, swimming, and toys that do interesting things with forms and light.

(portions from the manual of The Backyard)

Last updated: Apr 07, 2010