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The Best Children’s Books of 2014
The Best Children’s Books of 2014

Intelligent and imaginative tales of love, loneliness, loyalty, loss, friendship, and everything in between.

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Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag: Maira Kalman’s Sweet Design-History Alphabet Book about Embracing Uncertainty and Imperfection
Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag: Maira Kalman’s Sweet Design-History Alphabet Book about Embracing Uncertainty and Imperfection

“Life is not a straight line. Life is a zig-zag.”

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The Jacket: A Sweet Illustrated Meta-Story about How We Fall in Love With Books
The Jacket: A Sweet Illustrated Meta-Story about How We Fall in Love With Books

A gentle reminder that to be somebody’s favorite thing in the world requires a certain quality of thingness.

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A Sweet Illustrated Celebration of Our Wild Inner Child
A Sweet Illustrated Celebration of Our Wild Inner Child

A tender and mischievous invitation to pause and ask, as Mary Oliver did: “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

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Mr. Tweed’s Good Deeds: An Unusual Counting Book about the Power of Small Kindnesses
Mr. Tweed’s Good Deeds: An Unusual Counting Book about the Power of Small Kindnesses

“A library is no place for three lost mice.”

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The Flat Rabbit: A Minimalist Scandinavian Children’s Book about Making Sense of Death and the Mysteries of Life
The Flat Rabbit: A Minimalist Scandinavian Children’s Book about Making Sense of Death and the Mysteries of Life

A gentle and assuring reminder that we don’t have all the answers.

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