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Biographies of historical figures for children, flaws and all

Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by Christian Robinson. | 26 Children's Books That Celebrate Black History

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The 20 Most Beautiful Children’s Books of All Time

The 20 Most Beautiful Children's Books of All Time

mint, folk songs, music, old book, spine, font, typography, lettering, drawing, design, illustration

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Calling All Book Nerds: Here's Your Chance To See 'The Goldfinch' Painting In Real Life

Carel Fabritius-1622-1654 The Goldfinch 1654. One of my favourite paintings - it is at the centre of the new Donna Tartt book - The Goldfinch.

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To Be or Not To Be: Hamlet as a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Novel

To Be or Not To Be (A Chooseable Path Adventure): Ryan North (with some help from William Shakespeare). http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17938417-to-be-or-not-to-be

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Ten Other Posthumously Discovered Novels

Ten Other Posthumously Discovered Novels (Salinger Isn't The Only One)

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Awesome Pulp Paperback Redesigns of Classic Novels

One man’s love of the sea leaves him stranded on a desert island with nothing but a few goats, a bible and a parrot for company. Will he ever escape? Will his new pal Friday learn to efficiently press a goatskin jerkin? Or will solitude send him totally barmy.

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The Creepy Victorian-Era Stuffed Rabbits and Squirrels of ‘Walter Potter’s Curious World of Taxidermy’

Victorian-Era Stuffed Rabbits and Squirrels of ‘Walter Potter’s Curious World of Taxidermy’ - During the reign of Queen Victoria. From 1837 to 1901. (Via Blue Rider Press)

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14 Paintings That Revolutionized Art

Surpasses the da Vinci's Mona Lisa for her arresting gaze: Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" 1665)