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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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Henry Builds a Cabin: Thoreau’s Joyfully Minimalist Life at Walden, Illustrated for Kids and Full of Wisdom for All
Henry Builds a Cabin: Thoreau’s Joyfully Minimalist Life at Walden, Illustrated for Kids and Full of Wisdom for All

“Most men appear never to have considered what a house is, and are actually though needlessly poor all their lives because they think they must have such a one as their neighbors have.”

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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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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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