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Leslie Grimm

aka: Leslie M. Grimm

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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)

Credited on 16 games

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The Backyard (1993, DOS) Designers
The Treehouse (1991, DOS) Designed by
The Playroom (1989, Apple II) Design by
Think Quick! (1987, Apple II) By
Math Rabbit (1986, DOS) Design
Writer Rabbit (1986, DOS) Educational Director / Lead Designer
Robot Odyssey (1984, Apple II) Authors
Bumble Games (1984, Commodore 64) Author
Moptown Parade (1984, Commodore 64) Author/Designer
Reader Rabbit (1984, Apple II) Author
Gertrude's Secrets (1984, DOS) Authors
Rocky's Boots (1984, Commodore 64) By
Gertrude's Puzzles (1984, Commodore 64) Authors
Magic Spells (1982, Atari 8-bit) Authors
Bumble Plot (1982, Apple II) By
Moptown Hotel (1981, Apple II) By

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