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Reads tagged with “children’s books”

Once Upon an Alphabet: Oliver Jeffers’s Imaginative Illustrated Stories for the Letters
Once Upon an Alphabet: Oliver Jeffers’s Imaginative Illustrated Stories for the Letters

A warm and wonderful celebration of the paradoxes and perplexities that make us human.

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A Stocking for a Kitten: Beautiful Vintage Children’s Book Illustrations of Domestic Life in Eastern Europe
A Stocking for a Kitten: Beautiful Vintage Children’s Book Illustrations of Domestic Life in Eastern Europe

Entitlement, empathy, and ethics, with a large helping of grandmotherly love.

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A Minimalist, Maximally Imaginative Geometric Allegory for the Essence of Friendship and Creativity
A Minimalist, Maximally Imaginative Geometric Allegory for the Essence of Friendship and Creativity

What a circle and a square can teach us about empathy, collaboration, and the origin of great ideas.

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Mister Horizontal & Miss Vertical: A Minimalist Picture-Book about How We Become Who We Are
Mister Horizontal & Miss Vertical: A Minimalist Picture-Book about How We Become Who We Are

A brilliant conceptual graphic story about how we get our stripes of character and identity.

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Umbrella: A Tender Illustrated Love Letter to Time, Anticipation, and the Art of Waiting by Mid-Century Japanese Artist Taro Yashima
Umbrella: A Tender Illustrated Love Letter to Time, Anticipation, and the Art of Waiting by Mid-Century Japanese Artist Taro Yashima

A beautiful and subtle ode to the fleeting moment between a bird and a balloon.

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Joey and the Birthday Present: Wonderful Vintage Illustrations from Anne Sexton’s Little-Known 1971 Children’s Book
Joey and the Birthday Present: Wonderful Vintage Illustrations from Anne Sexton’s Little-Known 1971 Children’s Book

Two Pulitzer-winning poets tell a sweet story of friendship, compassion, and perspective.

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