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Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Poems for Young People
Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Poems for Young People

Warm hearts, brown thoughts, and the magic of city trees.

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The First Book of Firemen, 1951
The First Book of Firemen, 1951

A whimsically illustrated vintage homage to the men and women of The Red Menace.

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T. S. Eliot’s Iconic Vintage Verses About Cats, Illustrated and Signed by Edward Gorey
T. S. Eliot’s Iconic Vintage Verses About Cats, Illustrated and Signed by Edward Gorey

Two grand masters of delight, together.

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Life Doesn’t Frighten Me: Maya Angelou’s Courageous Children’s Verses, Illustrated by Basquiat
Life Doesn’t Frighten Me: Maya Angelou’s Courageous Children’s Verses, Illustrated by Basquiat

A priceless primer on poetry and contemporary art for little ones, and a timeless reminder of the power of courage in all of us.

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The First Book of Space Travel: How a Female Author & Illustrator Got Kids Into Science in 1953
The First Book of Space Travel: How a Female Author & Illustrator Got Kids Into Science in 1953

“If I were a fairy godmother, my gift to every child would be curiosity.”

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The Bed Book: Sylvia Plath’s Vintage Poems for Kids, Illustrated by Quentin Blake
The Bed Book: Sylvia Plath’s Vintage Poems for Kids, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

“Most Beds are Beds for sleeping and resting, but the best Beds are much more interesting!”

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