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Reads tagged with “vintage children’s books”

The Velveteen Rabbit, Reimagined with Uncommon Tenderness by Beloved Japanese Illustrator Komako Sakai
The Velveteen Rabbit, Reimagined with Uncommon Tenderness by Beloved Japanese Illustrator Komako Sakai

A tender tale of how the soft bonds of love confer realness upon our existence.

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The Missing Piece Meets the Big O: Shel Silverstein’s Sweet Allegory for the Simple Secret of Love and the Key to Nurturing Relationships
The Missing Piece Meets the Big O: Shel Silverstein’s Sweet Allegory for the Simple Secret of Love and the Key to Nurturing Relationships

A gentle reminder that the best relationships don’t complete us but let us grow and become more fully ourselves.

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A Vintage Illustrated Love Letter to Books and How They’re Made
A Vintage Illustrated Love Letter to Books and How They’re Made

“There is a reason for nearly everything.”

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The Best LGBT Children’s Books: A Sweet and Assuring Celebration of Diversity and Difference
The Best LGBT Children’s Books: A Sweet and Assuring Celebration of Diversity and Difference

From Maurice Sendak to the real-life story of a gay penguin family, by way of grandmothers and kings.

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Control, Surrender and the Paradox of Self-Transcendence: Wisdom from a Vintage Finnish Children’s Book
Control, Surrender and the Paradox of Self-Transcendence: Wisdom from a Vintage Finnish Children’s Book

“It’s a pity that exciting things always stop happening when you’re not afraid of them anymore and would like to have a little fun.”

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25 Cats Name Sam and One Blue Pussy: Andy Warhol’s Little-Known Collaborations with His Mother
25 Cats Name Sam and One Blue Pussy: Andy Warhol’s Little-Known Collaborations with His Mother

The cat listicle goes pop art half a century before cat listicles existed.

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