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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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T.S. Eliot Reads “The Naming of Cats,” 1947
T.S. Eliot Reads “The Naming of Cats,” 1947

“A cat must have three different names.”

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If Dogs Run Free: Bob Dylan’s 1970 Classic, Adapted by Illustrator Scott Campbell
If Dogs Run Free: Bob Dylan’s 1970 Classic, Adapted by Illustrator Scott Campbell

“If dogs run free, then why not we / Across the swooping plain?”

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Alone in the Forest: Exploring Fear & Courage in Stunning Illustrations Based on Indian Folk Art
Alone in the Forest: Exploring Fear & Courage in Stunning Illustrations Based on Indian Folk Art

Exquisite visual storytelling that speaks both to our crippling fear of the unfamiliar and our ability to transcend it, emerging enriched by the experience.

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The Hole Book: Politically Incorrect, Charmingly Illustrated Verses from 1908
The Hole Book: Politically Incorrect, Charmingly Illustrated Verses from 1908

When kids with firearms were still a source of humor, not horror.

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The Hole: A Philosophical Scandinavian Children’s Book About the Meaning of Existence
The Hole: A Philosophical Scandinavian Children’s Book About the Meaning of Existence

“Hello, I’ve discovered a hole in my apartment… It moves… If you could come take a look… Bring it down, you say? What? Hello?!”

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