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Spiderwoman’s Cloth Lullaby: The Illustrated Life of Artist Louise Bourgeois
Spiderwoman’s Cloth Lullaby: The Illustrated Life of Artist Louise Bourgeois

A loving homage to one of the most extraordinary women in the history of creative culture.

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The Fox and the Star: A Lyrical Modern Fable of Loneliness and Belonging, Bridged Through Self-Discovery
The Fox and the Star: A Lyrical Modern Fable of Loneliness and Belonging, Bridged Through Self-Discovery

A poetic illustrated parable of dissolving fear into communion with the cosmos.

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The Pancake King: A Lovely Vintage Children’s Book About How Success and Prestige Can Hijack Our Sense of Purpose
The Pancake King: A Lovely Vintage Children’s Book About How Success and Prestige Can Hijack Our Sense of Purpose

A sweet, subversive parable about the tradeoffs between creativity and commerce and the treacherous way in which prestige can hijack our sense of purpose.

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Freedom in Congo Square: An Illustrated Ode to Finding Dignity Amid Oppression and the Soul-Preserving Function of Joy
Freedom in Congo Square: An Illustrated Ode to Finding Dignity Amid Oppression and the Soul-Preserving Function of Joy

A lyrical celebration of an oasis of hope and human dignity in the midst of inhumane injustice.

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Cry, Heart, But Never Break: A Remarkable Illustrated Meditation on Loss and Life
Cry, Heart, But Never Break: A Remarkable Illustrated Meditation on Loss and Life

“Who would enjoy the sun if it never rained? Who would yearn for the day if there were no night?”

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Finding Winnie: The Improbable and Touching Real-Life Story of the Baby Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh
Finding Winnie: The Improbable and Touching Real-Life Story of the Baby Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

How a real-life act of kindness with a touch of serendipity sparked one of the most beloved children’s stories of all time.

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