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The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature: Comic Artists Reimagine Beloved Childhood Classics, from Tolstoy’s Fairy Tales to Harry Potter
The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature: Comic Artists Reimagine Beloved Childhood Classics, from Tolstoy’s Fairy Tales to Harry Potter

“One sign of a great work of literature or art is that it can be interpreted multiple ways, that it remains ambiguous, refusing to provide clear-cut answers.”

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Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag: Maira Kalman’s Sweet Design-History Alphabet Book about Embracing Uncertainty and Imperfection
Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag: Maira Kalman’s Sweet Design-History Alphabet Book about Embracing Uncertainty and Imperfection

“Life is not a straight line. Life is a zig-zag.”

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The Jacket: A Sweet Illustrated Meta-Story about How We Fall in Love With Books
The Jacket: A Sweet Illustrated Meta-Story about How We Fall in Love With Books

A gentle reminder that to be somebody’s favorite thing in the world requires a certain quality of thingness.

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A Sweet Illustrated Celebration of Our Wild Inner Child
A Sweet Illustrated Celebration of Our Wild Inner Child

A tender and mischievous invitation to pause and ask, as Mary Oliver did: “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

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Mr. Tweed’s Good Deeds: An Unusual Counting Book about the Power of Small Kindnesses
Mr. Tweed’s Good Deeds: An Unusual Counting Book about the Power of Small Kindnesses

“A library is no place for three lost mice.”

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Artist Andrea Dezsö’s Enchanting Black-and-White Illustrations for the Little-Known Original Edition of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales
Artist Andrea Dezsö’s Enchanting Black-and-White Illustrations for the Little-Known Original Edition of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

“Tales are powerful instruments and should be wielded skillfully.”

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