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Chirri and Chirra

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Chirri & Chirra, the Snowy Day By Kaya Doi, Yuki Kaneko (Translator) Cover Image
By Kaya Doi, Yuki Kaneko (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781592702039
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - November 7th, 2017

This book = a cup of hot chocolate! With its simple but stunning illustrations, it exudes warmth and sweetness as we follow two sisters on their winter day adventure. Perfect to cozy up with little loved ones to start the holiday season.

Kai


My Neigbor Hayao

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My Neighbor Hayao: Art Inspired by the Films of  Miyazaki By Spoke Art Gallery (Compiled by), Jorge R. Gutiérrez (Introduction by), Ken Harman (Preface by) Cover Image
By Spoke Art Gallery (Compiled by), Jorge R. Gutiérrez (Introduction by), Ken Harman (Preface by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9782374951355
Availability: Available to Order from Supplier: Arrives at Store in a Week(ish)
Published: Cernunnos - October 6th, 2020

Brilliant minds reimagining the brilliant world of the the brilliant animator, Hayao Miyazaki. If my overuse of the word "brilliant" doesn't convey my love for this collectible art book, I don't know what will. Open the pages, and you'll see what I mean.

Kai


What Do You Do with an Idea?

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What Do You Do with an Idea? By Kobi Yamada, Mae Besom (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kobi Yamada, Mae Besom (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781938298073
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Published: Compendium Publishing & Communications - February 1st, 2014

For every curious mind, remember there is no idea that is too big, too small, too odd, or too normal. Yamada reminds us that we should embrace and follow our thoughts with pure, simple, and confident joy.

Kai


When Death Takes Something From You Give It Back

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When Death Takes Something from You Give It Back: Carl's Book By Naja Marie Aidt, Denise Newman (Translator) Cover Image
By Naja Marie Aidt, Denise Newman (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895934
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 6th, 2021

A mother's letters to her tragically lost son, Aidt heart-wrenchingly, yet gorgeously, lets readers taste a true embodiment of grief. And yet, she adds beauty and hope in her ballad of loss. This book will remind you of the sheer power an author's voice can have on our normal, everyday lives. You will not regret the time spent reading this.

Kai


100 Things to Do in a Forest

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100 Things to do in a Forest By Jennifer Davis, Eleanor Taylor (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jennifer Davis, Eleanor Taylor (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781786276339
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - August 11th, 2020

As we enter October, one thing one must know about New England is its autumnal scenery is a sight to behold. Really absorb and appreciate the natural beauty mother nature has to offer with this book--from guiding you to listen for the forest's melodies to offering fun forest adventure ideas for the little ones, "100 Things to do in a Forest" will get you to experience the fall fauna on a whole new level.

Kai


Grandfather Gandhi

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Grandfather Gandhi By Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus, Evan Turk (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781442423657
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 11th, 2014

Celebrate October 2nd, Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, with this beautifully illustrated biogaphy about the man whose name is synonymous with teaching peace. We get to know Gandhi through the eyes of his grandson Arun, who learns Gandhi is not only his grandfather, but also one to the world. A book that can teach and be treasured by all!

Kai


Footnotes From The World's Greatest Bookstore

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Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores: True Tales and Lost Moments from Book Buyers, Booksellers, and Book Lovers By Bob Eckstein, Garrison Keillor (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Bob Eckstein, Garrison Keillor (Foreword by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9780553459272
Availability: Available with a Delay: On Order at Supplier: Email online@portersquarebooks.com for More Info
Published: Clarkson Potter - October 4th, 2016

As your new Porter Square Books: Boston Edition is getting ready to share a fantastical new book world with you (secret bookshelf passageways!?!), explore the other amazing book havens around the world. Eckstein beautifully compiles not only illustrations of our fellow independent book stores, but he also shares little anecdotes and thoughts from fun minds like Neil Gaiman, Terry Gross, and even David Bowie. Celebrate the Porter Square: Boston Edition beginning with a hearty bookstore loving book!

Kai


Beyonce: Shine Your Light

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Beyoncé: Shine Your Light By Sarah Warren, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah Warren, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328585165
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Published: Clarion Books - June 4th, 2019

Celebrate the queen, Beyonce’s, September birthday with this bright, brilliant biography! We get to sing and dance with Beyonce from her childhood to her adulthood, realizing what drove her to who she is today. A lovely and inspiring book that recognizes the story behind such a powerful musical icon. 

Kai


Henry Builds a Cabin

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Henry Builds a Cabin (A Henry Book) By D.B. Johnson Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780358112020
Availability: Available with a Delay: On Order at Supplier: Email online@portersquarebooks.com for More Info
Published: Clarion Books - December 17th, 2019

What do a bear, a cabin, and a bean field have in common? They all help tell the tale of Henry David Thoreau's infamous decision to live at Walden Pond. A wonderful explanation of the transcendentalist's classic novel, Walden, DB Johnson's Henry Builds a Cabin walks us through (with the help of some famous literary bear friends) what it means to make your own home built on care, simplicity and love.

Kai


No Mud, No Lotus

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No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering By Thich Nhat Hanh Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781937006853
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Published: Parallax Press - December 2nd, 2014

What is suffering? What is happiness? How do they relate and how do you experience them? Zen Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hanh, provides thoughts on how one can truly face and understand one's hurt rather than only carry its burden. Written in very beautiful, kind, and humble words, No Mud, No Lotus is a book that refreshes oneself like a rejuvenating gulp of crisp air that you didn't know you needed.

Kai
 


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