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Let’s Be Enemies: A Vintage Maurice Sendak Treasure
Let’s Be Enemies: A Vintage Maurice Sendak Treasure

A delightful lesson in reverse psychology from the greatest children’s illustrator of all time.

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The 13 Best Art and Design Books of 2013
The 13 Best Art and Design Books of 2013

Imaginative maps, illuminating infographics, literary cats, vintage Soviet propaganda, Gertrude Stein’s favorite objects, and other treats for eye and spirit.

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To Live Long, Write for Children: Remembering Charlotte Zolotow
To Live Long, Write for Children: Remembering Charlotte Zolotow

Honoring one of the biggest hearts and most brilliant minds in children’s literature.

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The 13 Best Children’s, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013
The 13 Best Children’s, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013

Young Mark Twain’s lost gem, the universe in illustrated dioramas, Maurice Sendak’s posthumous love letter to the world, Kafka for kids, and more treats for all ages.

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The 13 Best Biographies, Memoirs, and History Books of 2013
The 13 Best Biographies, Memoirs, and History Books of 2013

From Alan Turing to Susan Sontag, by way of a lost cat, a fierce Victorian lady-journalist, and some very odd creative habits.

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How Hans Christian Andersen Revolutionized Storytelling, Plus the Best Illustrations from 150 Years of His Beloved Fairy Tales
How Hans Christian Andersen Revolutionized Storytelling, Plus the Best Illustrations from 150 Years of His Beloved Fairy Tales

“Andersen had the ability to articulate desires petty and profound and make them into transcendent tales.”

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