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George Sand’s Only Children’s Book: A Touching Parable of Choosing Kindness and Generosity Over Cynicism and Greed, with Stunning Illustrations by Russian Artist Gennady Spirin
George Sand’s Only Children’s Book: A Touching Parable of Choosing Kindness and Generosity Over Cynicism and Greed, with Stunning Illustrations by Russian Artist Gennady Spirin

“It is written in the book of destiny that any mortal who dedicates himself to doing good must risk everything, including life itself.”

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Little Man, Little Man: James Baldwin’s Only Children’s Book, Celebrating the Art of Seeing and Black Children’s Self-Esteem
Little Man, Little Man: James Baldwin’s Only Children’s Book, Celebrating the Art of Seeing and Black Children’s Self-Esteem

“A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled. A child cannot be taught by anyone whose demand, essentially, is that the child repudiate his experience.”

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Beasts of India: Stunning Illustrations of Indigenous Animals Depicted in Various Tribal Art Traditions
Beasts of India: Stunning Illustrations of Indigenous Animals Depicted in Various Tribal Art Traditions

A vibrant menagerie at the nexus of nature and culture.

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King of the Sky: A Lyrical Illustrated Fable of Belonging and the Meaning of Home
King of the Sky: A Lyrical Illustrated Fable of Belonging and the Meaning of Home

A soulful sidewise gleam at the loneliness of the immigrant experience.

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William Blake Illustrates Pioneering Feminist and Political Philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft’s Book of Moral Education for Children
William Blake Illustrates Pioneering Feminist and Political Philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft’s Book of Moral Education for Children

“Good habits, imperceptibly fixed, are far preferable to the precepts of reason.”

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Door: A Tender Illustrated Allegory of Self-Discovery and the Capacity for Joy
Door: A Tender Illustrated Allegory of Self-Discovery and the Capacity for Joy

A magical minimalist invitation to curiosity, belonging, and mirth.

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Presto & Zesto in Limboland: A Lovely and Unusual “New” Maurice Sendak Book Elegizing a Lost Friendship
Presto & Zesto in Limboland: A Lovely and Unusual “New” Maurice Sendak Book Elegizing a Lost Friendship

A posthumously discovered treasure from the patron saint of children’s books emanating existential consolation for the trauma of living.

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You Belong Here: An Illustrated Antidote to Our Existential Homelessness
You Belong Here: An Illustrated Antidote to Our Existential Homelessness

Sweet consolation for the lifelong alienation that afflicts each of us at different times and in different measures.

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Tiny, Perfect Things: A Lyrical Illustrated Invitation to Presence
Tiny, Perfect Things: A Lyrical Illustrated Invitation to Presence

A serenade to the small wonders that fill life with aliveness.

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An Illustrated Meditation on the Many Meanings and Manifestation of Love
An Illustrated Meditation on the Many Meanings and Manifestation of Love

“The man in rags outside the subway station plays love notes that lift into the sky like tiny beacons of light.”

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