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Reads tagged with “vintage children’s books”

Petunia, I Love You: A Forgotten 1965 Children’s Book Treasure
Petunia, I Love You: A Forgotten 1965 Children’s Book Treasure

A sweet and irreverent reminder that kindness is the most potent antidote to evil.

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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 World’s First Children’s Book about a Two-Mom Family
The World’s First Children’s Book about a Two-Mom Family

A pioneering picture-book with an enduring message of equality.

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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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