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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

Carel Fabritius, The Goldfinch, 1654, oil on panel, 13.2” x 9”, Mauritshuis, The Hague, Photo by The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der ...

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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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14 Paintings That Revolutionized Art

Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" 1665). 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.

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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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French Polymath Paul Valéry on “The Three-Body Problem”

L'homme n'est-il qu'une machine ? / By Fritz Kahn. / Popular Images of Human Physiology as an Industrialized World."