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Do! A Minimalist Handmade Pictogram Book in the Style of Indian Tribal Art
Do! A Minimalist Handmade Pictogram Book in the Style of Indian Tribal Art

Beautiful visual storytelling from the Warli tradition, hand-crafted by local artisans.

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The 11 Best Illustrated Children’s and Picture Books of 2011
The 11 Best Illustrated Children’s and Picture Books of 2011

From evil stepmothers to Edward Gorey, or what Richard Dawkins has to do with Hindu deities.

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I Like Cats: A Picture-Book Showcase of Indian Folk Art
I Like Cats: A Picture-Book Showcase of Indian Folk Art

Bad cats, sad cats, sunny cats, slow cats, hurried cats, cats with scowls and cats with jowls.

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The 11 Best Art and Design Books of 2011
The 11 Best Art and Design Books of 2011

From the Periodic Table to Craigslist, or what the greatest graphic designer of all time has to do with Moby-Dick.

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7 Nonfiction Children’s Books Blending Whimsy and Education
7 Nonfiction Children’s Books Blending Whimsy and Education

From typography to tsunamis by way of quantum physics, or what Langston Hughes has to do with LEGO.

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The Night Life of Trees: Exquisite Handmade Illustrations Based on Indian Mythology
The Night Life of Trees: Exquisite Handmade Illustrations Based on Indian Mythology

What ancient Indian mythology has to do with fair-trade entrepreneurship and the timeless love of books.

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