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Pioneering Primatologist Jane Goodall’s Children’s Book about the Healing Power of Pet Love
Pioneering Primatologist Jane Goodall’s Children’s Book about the Healing Power of Pet Love

The story of a scruffy white dog makes a heartening case for pet therapy for kids.

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E. B. White’s Love Letter to His Wife on the Occasion of Her Pregnancy, “Written” by Their Dog
E. B. White’s Love Letter to His Wife on the Occasion of Her Pregnancy, “Written” by Their Dog

“White has been stewing around for two days now, a little bit worried because he is not sure that he has made you realize how glad he is that there is to be what the column writer in the Mirror calls a blessed event.”

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This Is Israel: Miroslav Sasek’s Iconic Vintage Children’s Book, as an Animated Short Film
This Is Israel: Miroslav Sasek’s Iconic Vintage Children’s Book, as an Animated Short Film

A bittersweet time machine of vibrant illustration.

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Feeding the Mind: Lewis Carroll’s Rules for a Fine Information Diet and Healthy Intellectual Digestion
Feeding the Mind: Lewis Carroll’s Rules for a Fine Information Diet and Healthy Intellectual Digestion

“Mental gluttony, or over-reading, is a dangerous propensity, tending to weakness of digestive power, and in some cases to loss of appetite.”

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Carving Culture: Sculptural Masterpieces Made from Old Books
Carving Culture: Sculptural Masterpieces Made from Old Books

“The infinite ways a book can be explored with our minds and our tools has just begun.”

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The Magic of Metaphor: What Children’s Minds Reveal about the Evolution of the Imagination
The Magic of Metaphor: What Children’s Minds Reveal about the Evolution of the Imagination

“Metaphorical thinking … is essential to how we communicate, learn, discover, and invent.”

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