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Vintage Illustrations for the Fairy Tales E. E. Cummings Wrote for His Only Daughter, Whom He Almost Abandoned
Vintage Illustrations for the Fairy Tales E. E. Cummings Wrote for His Only Daughter, Whom He Almost Abandoned

What elephants and butterflies have to do with the failures and redemptions of fatherhood.

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Inside the Rainbow: Gorgeous Vintage Russian Children’s Book Illustrations from the 1920s-1930s
Inside the Rainbow: Gorgeous Vintage Russian Children’s Book Illustrations from the 1920s-1930s

“A lovely primary-colored geometrical wonderland-light sparkling with every conceivable kind of wit and brilliance and fantasy and fun.”

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Need a House, Call Ms. Mouse: Progressive Vintage Children’s Book Starring a Female Architect
Need a House, Call Ms. Mouse: Progressive Vintage Children’s Book Starring a Female Architect

“Henrietta is a world famous home decorator, which means she is — an artist, a designer, a dreamer, a builder, a creator, all that and more, too.”

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A Kid’s Guide to Graphic Design by Iconic Designer Chip Kidd
A Kid’s Guide to Graphic Design by Iconic Designer Chip Kidd

“Graphic design needs your willing mental participation, even if it’s subconscious.”

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E. B. White on Why He Wrote Charlotte’s Web, Plus His Rare Illustrated Manuscripts
E. B. White on Why He Wrote Charlotte’s Web, Plus His Rare Illustrated Manuscripts

“A book is a sneeze.”

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Secrets of The Phantom Tollbooth: Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer on Creativity, Anxiety, and Failure
Secrets of The Phantom Tollbooth: Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer on Creativity, Anxiety, and Failure

“Failure is a process… You have to fail over and over and over again to get anything that’s worthwhile.”

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