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Tove Jansson’s Rare Vintage Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland
Tove Jansson’s Rare Vintage Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland

Down the rabbit-hole, Moomin-style.

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C.S. Lewis on the Three Ways of Writing for Children and the Key to Authenticity in All Writing
C.S. Lewis on the Three Ways of Writing for Children and the Key to Authenticity in All Writing

“The only moral that is of any value is that which arises inevitably from the whole cast of the author’s mind.”

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The Slightly Irregular Fire Engine: Donald Barthelme’s Irreverent Vintage Children’s Book
The Slightly Irregular Fire Engine: Donald Barthelme’s Irreverent Vintage Children’s Book

“Mysteries are not to be avoided. Rather they are a locus of hope, they enrich and complicate. That is why we have them.”

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Elementary School Kids Record Recommendations for Their Favorite Books
Elementary School Kids Record Recommendations for Their Favorite Books

A sweet reminder of what algorithms can never give us.

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Iconic Italian Graphic Artist Bruno Munari’s Rare Vintage “Interactive” Picture-Books
Iconic Italian Graphic Artist Bruno Munari’s Rare Vintage “Interactive” Picture-Books

Pioneering visual storytelling that endures as a manifesto for the magic of paper books.

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The Pilot and the Little Prince: Beloved Illustrator Peter Sís Captures the Bittersweet Story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Pilot and the Little Prince: Beloved Illustrator Peter Sís Captures the Bittersweet Story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

How an adventurous little boy came to dream up the loveliest children’s book of all time.

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