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Reads tagged with “vintage children’s books”

Maurice Sendak’s Darkest, Most Controversial Yet Most Hopeful Children’s Book
Maurice Sendak’s Darkest, Most Controversial Yet Most Hopeful Children’s Book

A moving cry for mercy, for light, and for resurrection of the human spirit at a time of hopeless darkness.

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How a Vintage Children’s Book Illustrated by Lynd Ward Saved New York’s Iconic Little Red Lighthouse
How a Vintage Children’s Book Illustrated by Lynd Ward Saved New York’s Iconic Little Red Lighthouse

A timeless testament to the power of stirring the collective imagination.

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The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland
The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

Down the rabbit hole in enchanting reimaginings.

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The ABC Bunny: A Sweet and Unusual Alphabet Book from 1934
The ABC Bunny: A Sweet and Unusual Alphabet Book from 1934

“X is for eXit — off, away!”

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The Story of a Man Who Wanted to Do Housework: A Proto-Feminist Children’s Book from 1935
The Story of a Man Who Wanted to Do Housework: A Proto-Feminist Children’s Book from 1935

A visionary fable about equality delivered through a comic Rube Goldberg machine of domestic disaster.

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Tove Jansson’s Rare Vintage Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland
Tove Jansson’s Rare Vintage Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland

Down the rabbit-hole, Moomin-style.

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