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The 13 Best Children’s, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013
The 13 Best Children’s, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013

Young Mark Twain’s lost gem, the universe in illustrated dioramas, Maurice Sendak’s posthumous love letter to the world, Kafka for kids, and more treats for all ages.

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Scientists and Writers Answer Children’s Simple, Surprisingly Profound Questions About How Life Works
Scientists and Writers Answer Children’s Simple, Surprisingly Profound Questions About How Life Works

Why we cry, how we know we aren’t dreaming right now, where the universe ends, what books are for, and more answers to deceptively simple yet profound questions.

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To Live Long, Write for Children: Remembering Charlotte Zolotow
To Live Long, Write for Children: Remembering Charlotte Zolotow

Honoring one of the biggest hearts and most brilliant minds in children’s literature.

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J.R.R. Tolkien on Fairy Tales, Language, the Psychology of Fantasy, and Why There’s No Such Thing as Writing “For Children”
J.R.R. Tolkien on Fairy Tales, Language, the Psychology of Fantasy, and Why There’s No Such Thing as Writing “For Children”

“Creative fantasy, because it is mainly trying to do something else … may open your hoard and let all the locked things fly away like cage-birds.”

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Jane, the Fox and Me: A Gorgeous Graphic Novel about the Travails of Youth Inspired by Charlotte Brontë
Jane, the Fox and Me: A Gorgeous Graphic Novel about the Travails of Youth Inspired by Charlotte Brontë

A tender illustrated story about acceptance and belonging.

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Beloved Illustrator Eric Carle’s Vibrant Ode to Friendship and How It Reunited Him with His Lost Childhood Friend
Beloved Illustrator Eric Carle’s Vibrant Ode to Friendship and How It Reunited Him with His Lost Childhood Friend

A heartwarming tale of affection and determination, told by one of our time’s greatest visual storytellers.

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