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Beneath the Rainbow: Enchanting Stories and Poems from Kenya, Illustrated by African Artists
Beneath the Rainbow: Enchanting Stories and Poems from Kenya, Illustrated by African Artists

Lovely modern-day fables based on African mythology.

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Sendak, Carle, Provensen, and 20 Other Beloved Illustrators’ Advice to Children on Being an Artist
Sendak, Carle, Provensen, and 20 Other Beloved Illustrators’ Advice to Children on Being an Artist

“No story is worth the writing, no picture worth the making, if it’s not the work of the imagination.”

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The Provensens’ Gorgeous Vintage Illustrations of Aesop’s Fables
The Provensens’ Gorgeous Vintage Illustrations of Aesop’s Fables

Timeless visual exorcism of our greatest moral shortcomings, bridging antiquity and today.

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Nurse Lugton’s Curtain: Virginia Woolf’s Little-Known Children’s Story, in Gorgeous Watercolors
Nurse Lugton’s Curtain: Virginia Woolf’s Little-Known Children’s Story, in Gorgeous Watercolors

A lovely allegory about the whimsical wonderland we enter as we slip into sleep.

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The Creators of ‘Go the Fuck to Sleep’ on Werner Herzog’s Irreverent Reading
The Creators of ‘Go the Fuck to Sleep’ on Werner Herzog’s Irreverent Reading

One cultural icon’s rendition of another.

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Mr. Tiger Goes Wild: A Charming Modern-Day Fable about Authenticity and Acceptance
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild: A Charming Modern-Day Fable about Authenticity and Acceptance

Exorcising our repressed selves’ longing for freedom through lovely vintage-inspired illustrations.

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