• A Treasury of Wintertime Tales

    A Treasury of Wintertime Tales

    Sparkling tales for a special season Stories of winter from around the world Despite its chilly weather and barren landscapes, wintertime has inspired some of the most magical and heartwarming stories in history. This season of celebration, frost and snow, religion, tradition, and adventure has produced such holiday classics as Clement Moore’s 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and such colorful tales as the account of a pre-Christmas Posada parade in Mexico City.A Treasury of Wintertime Tales pays homage to this rich variety of winter storytelling with thirteen tales dating 1823–1972. Fea...

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  • East of the Sun and West of the Moon

    East of the Sun and West of the Moon

    East of the Sun and West of the Moon Step into a world of star-crossed lovers, magical winds, mischievous giants, and trolls, through some of the most exquisite illustrations in publishing history. In this gorgeous reprint, TASCHEN revives the most ambitious publication project of beloved Danish artist Kay Nielsen, one of the most famous children's book illustrators of all time. First published in 1914, East of the Sun and West of the Moon is a celebrated collection of fifteen fairy tales, gathered by legendary Norwegian folklorists Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe on th...

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  • The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

    The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

    The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen presents the most famous Andersen stories, including classics such as “The Little Mermaid”, “The Ugly Duckling”, and “The Princess and the Pea,” in a highly esteemed 1942 translation by Jean Hersholt. This lovingly designed book contains a sparkling and unexpected selection of beautiful artwork from the 1840s to the 1980s by such artist greats as Kay Nielsen, the beloved Arthur Rackham, the eccentric Tom Seidmann-Freud (niece of Sigmund Freud), and the groundbreaking film animator Lotte Reiniger, as well as exciting, newly discovered talents. The c...

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  • The Wing on a Flea

    The Wing on a Flea

    THE WING ON A FLEA is the very first book Ed Emberley wrote and illustrated, published in 1962. This lovely book of line drawings about basic shapes and what they could become foreshadowed his later, well-known how-to-draw series of books. Upon its release, THE WING ON A FLEA was named one of the New York Times’ 10 best illustrated books of the year and was an ALA Notable Book. Hardcover with Dust JacketSize: 7.4 x 10 inches | 48 pagesISBN: 9781623260583

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  • The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    In honor of their 200th anniversary, The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm brings to life twenty-seven of the most beloved Grimm stories, including classics such as Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and Hansel and Gretel, in a vibrant and meticulous new translation commissioned for this publication. Containing a selection of charming vintage illustrations from the 1820s to the 1950s by true masters of pictorial invention-—the legendary Kay Nielsen, bestselling children’s books author Gustaf Tenggren, British artists Walter Crane and Arthur Rackham, and giants of nineteenth century Ge...

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  • The Story of Paul Bunyan

    The Story of Paul Bunyan

    THE STORY OF PAUL BUNYAN shares the folktale of one of the most famous and popular North American folk heroes. The story traces the outdoor adventures of Paul Bunyan, the giant lumberjack, and his companion, Babe the Blue Ox. Written by Barbara Emberley and illustrated through woodcuts by Ed Emberley, this version is a graphically and visually stunning book.   Hardcover with Dust JacketSize: 7.4 x 10.7 inches | 32 pagesISBN:9 781623260620

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  • Celestino Piatti's Animal ABC

    Celestino Piatti's Animal ABC

    Another beloved classic by Celestino Piatti. His iconic illustrations make this celebration of the ABCs a great gift for little learners and collectors alike! Piatti introduces each letter of the alphabet in this animal picture book with inventive and rhyming text. His A to Z menagerie, all done with the heavy black outlines and extraordinarily rich coloring of stained glass, includes a gracefully bent double spread giraffe, an African-angular red orangutan and a limpid-eyed yak, amongst others.   ABOUT CELESTINO PIATTICelestino Piatti (1922-2007) was a Swiss graphic artist, painter and boo...

    $ 18.00
  • The Happy Owls by Celestino Piatti

    The Happy Owls by Celestino Piatti

    Originally published in 1964, this classic text about enjoying the miracle of every day life is a testament to Piatti's distinctive artwork. This lovely story is a powerful testimony to seeing the beauty in the world and standing apart from the crowd. Why are these owls so happy? That's just what the chickens, ducks, and geese want to know. But when they send a peacock over to find out why, they're incredulous at reply. How could anyone be happy simply to see the rain and sunshine? What could be so joyful about the flowers and butterflies? As Piatti once said, ""You can draw an owl a thousa...

    $ 18.00
  • Alexander Girard Color

    Alexander Girard Color

      The ALEXANDER GIRARD COLOR hardcover book celebrates the vivid, playful, and sophisticated world of 20th century design icon Alexander Girard. Especially known for his textile designs for Herman Miller, Girard’s wide-ranging repertoire also spanned many disciplines, including interior design, graphic design, and furniture design. ALEXANDER GIRARD COLOR features the vintage 1972 illustration “Girls” on the cover, as well as 26 classic Girard designs. Pre-schoolers learning to identify colors will enjoy this charming little book and its whimsical illustrations. Design-savvy adults will also...

    $ 10.00
  • Calling All Animals

    Calling All Animals

    From a scurry of squirrels to an army of frogs, this book of collective animal nouns will delight young ones, who will be thrilled to discover that the collective noun for skunks is a "stench" and the collective noun for mice is a "mischief." Matthew Porter's unique art, painted on pinewood then sanded to a finish, is perfect for depicting these interesting and unique nouns. ABOUT THE AUTHORMatthew Porter is an Englishman abroad. A children’s book illustrator and author his stories and imagery present the perfect balance of nostalgia with modern elegance. With ten titles published since 200...

    $ 9.00
  • The Itsy Bitsy Spider

    The Itsy Bitsy Spider

    Winner of a Parent’s Choice Award, this much loved nursery rhyme benefits from the  collaboration between author/illustrators Rebecca Emberley and her father, Caldecott award winner Ed Emberley. The Emberleys have created 10 books together, and like their previous work, "The Itsy Bitsy Spider" virtually explodes with riotus color! They chose to stay true to the original rhyme, while giving the spider their own special touch. Whether it's a child's first experience with this timeless classic, or the 100th, the Emberleys' version is sure to please. ABOUT THE AUTHOREd Emberley is an Caldecott ...

    $ 13.00
  • The Five Rollatinis

    The Five Rollatinis

    With no room remaining to ride Wonder Horse Ammonia with the rest of the Rollatinis, little Bambino must find another way to contribute to the family business. But performing apart from the others leaves the sixth and youngest Rollatini feeling lonely and left out, even as he flies with the acrobats, rubs elbows with the elephants, and teaches the dancing bear to bicycle. Not only a charming story of a small circus talent finding his place in the troupe, THE FIVE ROLLATINIS also contains a colorful collection of hand-drawn illustrations to practice counting. Young readers will tally lions, ...

    $ 18.00
  • Counting in the Garden

    Counting in the Garden

    COUNTING IN THE GARDEN celebrates the joy of growing flowers, fruits, and vegetables in one’s very own garden. This hardcover book is a visual feast from one to twelve. Young children will love finding and counting all of the garden treats. Every other page introduces a new plant into the mix until ultimately all twelve plants are featured together in the final, abundantly overgrown garden. COUNTING IN THE GARDEN is sure to appeal to eco-conscious parents and their “green” little kids. Brother and sister team Patrick and Emily Hruby collaborated on this charming little book. As kids growing...

    $ 10.00
  • The Play Book Pack

    The Play Book Pack

    Created specifically for new or soon-to-be readers, this 9-pack set is designed to encourage exploration through imaginary worlds. Making sock puppets, joining a band of musical animals, and even taking a trip in a rocket ship are just some of the fun contained in this set. Each page has 1-3 words accompanied by whimsical water color paintings and line drawings by artist Cecile Dyer. Dyer draws inspiration from her many talents as illustrator, cook, sculptor, painter and banana stand owner. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Each set also includes tips for parents on how best to guide their b...

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  • Nathalie Lété Four Classic Games

    Nathalie Lété Four Classic Games

    Designed by famed French artist Nathalie Lété, this classic game set includes fun for the whole family. Set of four games includes: Checkers, Backgammon, Game of Goose, and Game of the Little Horse. Teach young minds the pleasure of family fun at an early age with interactive games to strengthen memory and problem-solving skills. Each component is richly decorated in beautiful color. Made in France.    ABOUT NATALIE LETE Schooled in textiles, painting, and ceramics, to name a few, Lété is inspired by her travels, classic toys, flowers and animals. Born in 1964 of Chinese and German descent,...

    $ 55.00
  • Eames Memory Game

    Eames Memory Game

    A delightful game for all ages featuring the designs of mid-century design icons Charles and Ray Eames. For younger children, play with nine pairs or fewer. For a more challenging game, geared toward older children and adults, play with all 36 pairs. Mix and spread cards face down. Players take turns flipping any two cards up. If cards match, player continues. If cards do not match, player's turn ends and cards remain in the same position. When all cards are matched, player with the most pairs wins. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles and Ray Eames are among the most important and influential designe...

    $ 16.00
  • Ed Emberley Alphabet Blocks

    Ed Emberley Alphabet Blocks

    These Ed Emberley Alphabet Blocks are a 10-block set that features 40 letters, 20 faces and lots of fun! Young children will enjoy spelling words and playing with these paper blocks featuring beloved illustrator Ed Emberley's artwork. Emberley, the grandfather of how-to-draw books, created this unique alphabet out of colored squares and triangles. ABOUT THE AUTHOREd Emberley is an Caldecott award-winning, beloved author and illustrator of children's books. Wonderful, whimsical, and humorous, he is best known for encouraging a generation of children to take the drawing process step by step. ...

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  • Keith Haring Dominos

    Keith Haring Dominos

    The classic game of dominos reimagined by artist Keith Haring. Haring's whimsical illustrations grace each piece, introducing the artist's work to a new generation. The game encourages creativity through mix and matching dominos, and aids in memory development.   ABOUT KEITH HARING Keith Haring (1958-90) was an artist and activist who frequently used his art to speak out on various social issues. He was one of the most renowned of the young artists, filmmakers, performers, and musicians whose work responded to urban street culture of the 1980’s. Diagnosed with AIDS in 1988, Haring establish...

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