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Children’s Lit


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A Modern Fairytale

If you visit TBTP on a regular basis, you are likely aware that I am a big fan on cartoonist Tom Gauld. Now he has published a wonderful children’s book just in time for the holiday season. The Little Wooden Robot … Continue reading

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Kubrick for Kids

One of the strangest episodes of film and book crossovers that I have every run across has to be this multimedia children’s book of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 A Space Odyssey for kids that came with an accompanying record or cassette tape. … Continue reading

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We’re All Mad Here

I maintain the firm belief that we can never have enough new editions of Alice in Wonderland, especially illustrated versions. So, I was happy to see the Pushkin Press has issued a very special Alice that features the marvelous artwork of the brilliant Dutch … Continue reading

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Free Books (really)

h/t to Stanislav and Milen for the extensive links FAMOUS AUTHORS Classic Bookshelf: This site has put classic novels online, from Charles Dickens to Charlotte Bronte. The Online Books Page: The University of Pennsylvania hosts this book search and database. … Continue reading

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Peter Pan was a meanie

A much darker side to the beloved character Peter Pan has been revealed with the publication this month of J. M. Barrie’s original manuscript, Peter Pan and Wendy. I never much liked the book growing up, but fans will be … Continue reading

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Everyone Loves A Pop-Up

The 1964 World’s Fair was a two-year event centered on peace, understanding, and apparently, pop-up books. Released in 1963, Peter and Wendy See the New York World’s Fair shows two children, Peter and Wendy, – no relation to Peter Pan or … Continue reading

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I Want A Flybrary Too

Dubbed  “flybraries” ,small libraries filled with books for children, is a new project from EasyJet on its European flights. Over 60,000 books in 7 different languages ​​are available free on board their aircraft. EasyJet has partnered with publisher HarperCollins for the initiative which … Continue reading

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Books a gogo

GoGoBooks is a new mobile bookstore specializing in books for young readers that has hit the road in the state of Delaware. Owner Kate Keeper has turned a former delivery truck into a bookmobile carrying a couple thousand titles that … Continue reading

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Every Minute Counts

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