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The Day I Became a Bird: A Tender Illustrated Parable of Falling in Love and Learning to Unmask Our True Selves
The Day I Became a Bird: A Tender Illustrated Parable of Falling in Love and Learning to Unmask Our True Selves

Imaginative assurance that we are worthy of love just as we are.

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The Sound of Silence: An Illustrated Serenade to the Art of Listening to One’s Inner Voice Amid the Noise of Modern Life
The Sound of Silence: An Illustrated Serenade to the Art of Listening to One’s Inner Voice Amid the Noise of Modern Life

A tender reminder that silence is not the absence of sound but the presence of an inward-listening awareness.

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A Child of Books: An Illustrated Love Letter to the Wondrous World of Words and Stories
A Child of Books: An Illustrated Love Letter to the Wondrous World of Words and Stories

A jubilant paean to books as participatory engines of self-discovery, self-creation, and self-transformation.

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Pinocchio: An Alternative Origin Story Exploring the Grandest Questions of Existence
Pinocchio: An Alternative Origin Story Exploring the Grandest Questions of Existence

A lyrical illustrated cosmogony serenading the ephemeral and the eternal.

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Dear Data: A Lyrical Illustrated Serenade to How Our Attention Shapes Our Reality
Dear Data: A Lyrical Illustrated Serenade to How Our Attention Shapes Our Reality

A celebration of the infinitesimal, incomplete, imperfect, yet marvelously human details through which we wrest meaning out of the incomprehensible vastness of all possible experience that is life.

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Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1969 Illustrations for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Rediscovered and Resurrected
Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1969 Illustrations for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Rediscovered and Resurrected

Two masters of the fanciful and philosophical, together.

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