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Jane Goodall’s Little-Known Children’s Book About the Healing Power of Pet Love
Jane Goodall’s Little-Known Children’s Book About the Healing Power of Pet Love

The story of a scruffy white dog makes a heartening case for pet therapy for kids.

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Vibrant Vintage Illustrations of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey by Alice and Martin Provensen
Vibrant Vintage Illustrations of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey by Alice and Martin Provensen

Ancient Greek mythology meets mid-century art.

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Gorgeous Vintage and Modern Illustrations from Aldous Huxley’s Only Children’s Book
Gorgeous Vintage and Modern Illustrations from Aldous Huxley’s Only Children’s Book

A brave old world of beautiful art and subtle undertones of misogyny.

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The Cat and the Devil: Rare Illustrations from James Joyce’s Little-Known Children’s Story
The Cat and the Devil: Rare Illustrations from James Joyce’s Little-Known Children’s Story

Gerald Rose’s wonderful drawings depicting Joyce himself as the satanic protagonist of his irreverent children’s book.

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I’ll Be You and You Be Me: A Vintage Ode to Friendship and the Imagination, Illustrated by Young Maurice Sendak
I’ll Be You and You Be Me: A Vintage Ode to Friendship and the Imagination, Illustrated by Young Maurice Sendak

“Indescribably lovely and absolutely perfect and — well, pure in the best sense.”

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Feeding the Mind: Lewis Carroll’s Rules for a Fine Information Diet and Healthy Intellectual Digestion
Feeding the Mind: Lewis Carroll’s Rules for a Fine Information Diet and Healthy Intellectual Digestion

“Mental gluttony, or over-reading, is a dangerous propensity, tending to weakness of digestive power, and in some cases to loss of appetite.”

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Salvador Dalí Illustrates Montaigne: Sublime Surrealism from a Rare 1947 Limited Edition, Signed by Dalí
Salvador Dalí Illustrates Montaigne: Sublime Surrealism from a Rare 1947 Limited Edition, Signed by Dalí

Two of history’s most formidable talents, at the intersection of literature at art.

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Amelia Earhart on Motivation, Education, and Human Nature in Letters to Her Mother
Amelia Earhart on Motivation, Education, and Human Nature in Letters to Her Mother

“The more one does the more one can do.”

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Alice and Martin Provensen’s Stunning Vintage Illustrations for Twelve Classic Fairy Tales
Alice and Martin Provensen’s Stunning Vintage Illustrations for Twelve Classic Fairy Tales

From “The Happy Prince” to “The Beauty and the Beast,” by way of feminism and art history.

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Maurice Sendak Illustrates Tolstoy
Maurice Sendak Illustrates Tolstoy

Soulful drawings of sorrow and love by the young and insecure artist.

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