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The 20 Most Beautiful Children’s Books of All Time

The 20 Most Beautiful Children's Books of All Time

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

"Het puttertje" (El jilguero) - Carel Frabritius (1622-1654), pintor holandés nacido en Midden-Beemster el 27 de febrero de 1622 y fallecido el 12 de octubre de 1654 en Delft. Discípulo de Rembrandt y profesor de Vermeer.

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Biographies of historical figures for children, flaws and all

Quotes from Baker punctuate the engaging narrative poem and Robinson’s gorgeous, colorful acrylics honor the colorful exuberance of both the Jazz era and Baker’s life. Well researched and spirited, this features innumerable points of discussion for young readers. Gr. 2-5

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10 of the Best Holiday Books You Probably Haven’t Read

The Box of Delights (New York Review Children's Collection): John Masefield, Judith Masefield: 9781590172513: Amazon.com: Books

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14 Paintings That Revolutionized Art

Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" 1665) - "Certainly the way Vermeer captured subtle changes of light and focus seems to anticipate photography: some features appear in focus, while others seem out of focus, and objects are depicted with a foreshortening that resembles that seen in photographs -- this is perhaps one reason why he appeals to us today."

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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)