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The House Baba Built: An Artist's Childhood in China
The House Baba Built: An Artist's Childhood in China
by Ed Young
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I knew nothing could happen to us within those walls, in the house Baba built. In Ed Young's childhood home in Shanghai, all was not as it seemed: a rocking chair became a horse; a roof became a roller rink; an empty swimming pool became a place for... (read more)

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The Art of Graeme Base
The Art of Graeme Base
by Julie Watts
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“With the eye of a Renaissance painter and the ear of Dr. Seuss, Aussie Graeme Base is not your basic childrens book author.” —People  This unique book, lavishly illustrated with original art and offering never before seen... (read more)

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Down a Sunny Dirt Road
Down a Sunny Dirt Road
by Jan Berenstain and Stan Berenstain
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Once upon a time, in Mrs. Sweeney?s first year drawing class at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art, a "lantern-jawed exotic" named Stan admired the drawing of a brown-haired, blue-eyed girl named Janice...and it was kismet! It also heralded... (read more)

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A Boy Named Shel: The Life and Times of Shel Silverstein
A Boy Named Shel: The Life and Times of Shel Silverstein
by Lisa Rogak
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Few authors are as beloved as Shel Silverstein. His inimitable drawings and comic poems have become the bedtime staples of millions of children and their parents, but few readers know much about the man behind that wild-eyed, bearded face peering out... (read more)

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King of the Mild Frontier: An Ill-Advised Autobiography
King of the Mild Frontier: An Ill-Advised Autobiography
by Chris Crutcher
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<b><center> Do You Know: </center></b> <p> <ul type=disc> <li>A good reason to be phobic about oysters and olives?</li> </p> <p> <li>That you can step inside a roaring coal furnace and... (read more)

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The Art of Maurice Sendak
The Art of Maurice Sendak
by Selma G Lanes
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Here are unforgettable images that Sendak has created over his long career, with much that has never bene seen before including early sketches and dummies for published books, ideas that were never developed, and penned fantasies created while listening... (read more)

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The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life
The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life
by Lois Ehlert
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The renowned Caldecott Honoree and illustrator of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom provides a moving, intimate, and inspiring inside look at her colorful picture book career. Lois Ehlert always knew she was an artist. Her parents encouraged her from a young age... (read more)

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The Ink-Keeper's Apprentice
The Ink-Keeper's Apprentice
by Allen Say
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Based on Allen Say& #39; s own boyhood in Japan, The Ink-Keeper& #39; s< BR> Apprentice is a rich and remarkable novel. The story of a budding< BR> artist and his steps toward self-reliance, Kiyoi& #39; s tale is also one of<... (read more)

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Ethel & Ernest
Ethel & Ernest
by Raymond Briggs
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Poignant, funny, and utterly original, Ethel & Ernest is Raymond Briggs's loving depiction of his parents' lives from their chance first encounter in the 1920s until their deaths in the 1970s. Ethel and Ernest were solid members of the English... (read more)

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Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir
Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir
by Elois Greenfield
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Three generations of African-American women remember their "childtimes" in this lyrical memoir spanning a century of American history. This book preserves the lives and communities of times past for future generations. Complete with a family tree, Eloise... (read more)

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Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children about Their Art
Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children about Their Art
by Eric Carle Museum
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This gorgeous collection of art (and the artists behind it) includes work by some of the world's most renowned children's book illustrators—Mitsumasa Anno, Quentin Blake, Ashley Bryan, Nancy Ekholm Burkert, Eric Carle, Tomie dePaola, Jane Dyer... (read more)

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Bemelmans: The Life and Art of Madeline's Creator (Madeline)
Bemelmans: The Life and Art of Madeline's Creator (Madeline)
by John Marciano
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This elegantly designed and lavishly illustrated book showcases Bemelmans art and writing and illuminates the relationship between the man and his work. Bemelmans fascinating life story is told through letters, photographs, illustrations, paintings... (read more)

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The Seuss, the Whole Seuss and Nothing But the Seuss: A Visual Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel
The Seuss, the Whole Seuss and Nothing But the Seuss: A Visual Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel
by Charles D Cohen
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The Wand in the Word: Conversations With Writers of Fantasy
The Wand in the Word: Conversations With Writers of Fantasy
by Leonard S. Marcus
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Hans Christian Andersen: The Life of a Story Teller
Hans Christian Andersen: The Life of a Story Teller
by Jackie Wullschlager
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Drawing on letters, diaries, and other original sources (many never before translated from the Danish), Jackie Wullschlager shows in this compelling biography how the writings of Hans Christian Andersen (1805 1875)-darker and more diverse than previously... (read more)

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Baum's Road to Oz: The Dakota Years
Baum's Road to Oz: The Dakota Years
by Nancy Tystad Koupal
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Explore a little-known but influential period in the life of children's author L. Frank Baum and sample his baseball poems, newspaper editorials, and animal fairy tales.... (read more)

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The World of Louisa May Alcott
The World of Louisa May Alcott
by William Anderson
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A Life of Words In addition to her many books, Louisa May Alcott left behind the legacy of her letters and journals. Writing was her compulsive trait, a habit as much as an outlet. Louisa's conversations with herself and with others in her world poured... (read more)

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Sing a Song for Sixpence the English Picture Book Tradition & Randolph Caldecott
Sing a Song for Sixpence the English Picture Book Tradition & Randolph Caldecott
by Brian Alderson
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To commemorate the centenary of the death of the artist and illustrator Randolph Caldecott, Brian Alderson, noted historian of children’s literature and children’s book editor of The Times, has prepared for the British Library an exhibition... (read more)

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A woman of passion :the life of E. Nesbit, 1858-1924
A woman of passion :the life of E. Nesbit, 1858-1924
by Julia Briggs
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E. Nesbit is one of the great children's writers of the century. Though known in her day for poems, short stories and novels, she is now remembered as the author of The Railway Children, The Treasures Seekers, Five Children and It, and many other stories... (read more)

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The Art of Maurice Sendak
The Art of Maurice Sendak
by Selma G. Lanes
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and#160; The preeminent childrenand#8217;s book artist of the twentieth century, Maurice Sendak and his sixty-year career are celebrated in this full-color catalog ofand#160;more thanand#160;two hundredand#160;images being exhibited at the Society of... (read more)

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