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The River: Exploring the Inner Seasonality of Being Human in Gorgeous Watercolors by Italian Artist Alessandro Sanna
The River: Exploring the Inner Seasonality of Being Human in Gorgeous Watercolors by Italian Artist Alessandro Sanna

A beautiful reminder that despite its occasional cruelties, life is mostly joyful, radiant, and above all ever-flowing.

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Ballad: Beloved French Graphic Artist Blexbolex’s Visual Allegory of Life’s Evolving Complexity
Ballad: Beloved French Graphic Artist Blexbolex’s Visual Allegory of Life’s Evolving Complexity

“It’s a story as old as the world — a story that begins all over again each day.”

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My Father’s Arms Are a Boat: A Tender Norwegian Tale of Love and Loss
My Father’s Arms Are a Boat: A Tender Norwegian Tale of Love and Loss

Reconciling the yin-yang of existence in the snowy Scandinavian outdoors.

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10½ Favorite Reads from TED Bookstore 2013
10½ Favorite Reads from TED Bookstore 2013

A full-brain reading list of cross-disciplinary stimulation.

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An Imaginative Dutch Picture-Book Homage to Piet Mondrian
An Imaginative Dutch Picture-Book Homage to Piet Mondrian

A vibrant story of curiosity and optimism by Dutch illustrator Wouter van Reek.

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Little Boy Brown: A Lovely Vintage Ode to the Loneliness of Childhood
Little Boy Brown: A Lovely Vintage Ode to the Loneliness of Childhood

A timeless story of humanity and belonging, wrapped in a charming time-capsule of a bygone era.

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The Hole: A Philosophical Scandinavian Children’s Book About the Meaning of Existence
The Hole: A Philosophical Scandinavian Children’s Book About the Meaning of Existence

“Hello, I’ve discovered a hole in my apartment… It moves… If you could come take a look… Bring it down, you say? What? Hello?!”

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Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book
Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book

“Good little girls always show marked deference for the aged. You ought never to ‘sass’ old people unless they ‘sass’ you first.”

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The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picture Books of 2012
The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picture Books of 2012

From Indian folk art to neuroscience, by way of Saul Bass, James Joyce, and die-cut Cold War allegories.

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Bear Despair: A Charming Illustrated Wordless Story of Obsessiveness and Perseverance
Bear Despair: A Charming Illustrated Wordless Story of Obsessiveness and Perseverance

Cross-hatched cross-sections of determination.

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