Bye-Bye Baby Brother

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ISBN: 9780763662417
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Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2013

Ruby's new baby brother Oliver is taking up all of Mom's time --plus he's BORING. So Ruby devises several different ways to get rid of him, only to find that her perfect plan will be one that brings them together. A joy to read aloud, with fun illustrations!


Killer Slippers

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ISBN: 9781843178880
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Published: Michael O'Mara Books - October 5th, 2012

The title says it all! A how-to book with witty descriptions and spot-on illustrations by the fabulous Sophie Blackall. Projects are a perfect pairing of intelligent design (see: "Tubers" and "Les Petits Dejeuners") and sweet delight ("Babar and Celeste," and "Way down upon the..."). You'll find a slipper style for everyone you know. Get sewing!



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ISBN: 9781597803373
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Published: Night Shade - September 25th, 2012

Just about the time cartoonist Finn Darby's getting over his wife's death, an anthrax attack hits Atlanta; he soon realizes the dead are slowly coming back via the bodies of the living--including his wife. A weird and wonderful body snatchers tale for this Halloween.


Cecil the Pet Glacier

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By Matthea Harvey, Giselle Potter (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780375867736
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - August 14th, 2012

Never a more perfect match between story and illustration. Wonderfully quirky and sweet, with that ever-important theme that it's ok to be unique. (And yes, you too will become attached to Cecil the glacier!)


Paper Made!

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ISBN: 9780761159971
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - May 9th, 2012

101 crafts included here for home design, fashion, and party decor. I
love how the author expands the idea of paper crafts to include other
materials such as cardboard, album sleeves --even movie tickets!
Instructions are simple to follow, and each project comes with an
easy-to-difficult rating. Tons of gift ideas too. A great addition to
one's craft collection.Jennifer

The Paper Garden

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ISBN: 9781608196975
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - May 1st, 2012

From award-winning poet Molly Peacock: a biography of Mary Delaney, who began creating botanical "mosaics" at age 72 in the 18th century --but this book is so much more than that. Readers will be intrigued by Peacock's identification with Delaney, and the parallels between their lives. Peacock's writing is breathtaking, as are the enclosed reproductions of Delaney's artwork (those are collages, not paintings!). There's a little bit of everything for everyone here: biography, art, history, romance...


The Sisters Brothers

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ISBN: 9780062041289
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Published: Ecco - February 14th, 2012

A Western in the style of Cormac McCarthy and David Milch, a Western that makes you forget you're reading a Western. You'll find yourself laughing, grimacing, enraptured. Some passages were rough to read, as those days were to live --but deWitt's writing is that good, his characters that alluring, that I absolutely had to see the brothers through their journey's end. One of the best books I've read since McCann's Let the Great World Spin.

Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey & Peter F. Neumeyer

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ISBN: 9780764959479
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Published: Pomegranate Communications - November 8th, 2011

A wonderful glimpse into the unique genius of Edward Gorey through his correspondence with friend and collaborator Peter Neumeyer. The letters are endearing and philosophical, and accompanied by other delightful tidbits: illustrated postcards to Neumeyer's Meford residence, storyboard sketches, and even a recipe or two.



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