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Henri Rousseau’s Heartening Story of Success after a Lifetime of Rejection, Illustrated
Henri Rousseau’s Heartening Story of Success after a Lifetime of Rejection, Illustrated

How a kind old man who spent his life in poverty, worked as a toll collector, and was entirely self-taught became one of the world’s greatest artists.

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Little Red Riding Hood, Reimagined in Unusual Die-Cut Illustrations
Little Red Riding Hood, Reimagined in Unusual Die-Cut Illustrations

“What big eyes you have!”

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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Catalog of Beautiful Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Catalog of Beautiful Untranslatable Words from Around the World

The euphoria experienced as you begin to fall in love, the pile of books bought but unread, the coffee “threefill,” and other lyrical linguistic delights.

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Once Upon a Northern Night: A Loving Illustrated Lullaby of Winter’s Whimsy
Once Upon a Northern Night: A Loving Illustrated Lullaby of Winter’s Whimsy

A song of innocence and seasonal experience.

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Maria Merian’s Butterflies: The Illustrated Story of How a 17th-Century Woman Forever Changed the Course of Science Through Art
Maria Merian’s Butterflies: The Illustrated Story of How a 17th-Century Woman Forever Changed the Course of Science Through Art

A heartening homage to a courageous woman who fought superstition with science and love.

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Artist Francis Bacon’s Conflicted and Creative Life, Illustrated
Artist Francis Bacon’s Conflicted and Creative Life, Illustrated

“It’s all so meaningless, we may as well be extraordinary.”

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