The charming visual tale of an introverted little boy who grew up to become the quintessential modern genius. Given my soft spot for picture-book and graphic-novel accounts of famous lives, including Darwin,
I’ll Be You and You Be Me: A Vintage Ode to Friendship and the Imagination, Illustrated by Young Maurice Sendak
“Indescribably lovely and absolutely perfect and — well, pure in the best sense.” In 1952, more than a decade before Where the Wild Things Are catapulted him into creative celebrity, the inexhaustibly
How Hans Christian Andersen Revolutionized Storytelling, Plus the Best Illustrations from 150 Years of His Beloved Fairy
“Andersen had the ability to articulate desires petty and profound and make them into transcendent tales.” “When people talk listen completely,” Hemingway counseled in his advice on how to be a writer.
From “The Happy Prince” to “The Beauty and the Beast,” by way of feminism and art history. As a hopeless fan of Alice and Martin Provensen and a lover of fairy tales, especially ones featuring exquisite
It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size. Space artist Ron Miller has created a series