CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND OTHER ILLUSTRATION WE LOVE

nyrbclassics:

Happy Birthday Edward Gorey! We are lucky to have a whole slew of Gorey illustrated books. 

fastcompany:

The Numberlys: With New iPad App, Ex-Pixar Designer Unleashes A Masterpiece

Moonbot Studios, which astounded us with “The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore,” avoids the sophomore slump with its latest story-app.

Read the story

bookpickings:

Tres Riches Heures De Mrs Mole
Ronald Searle
On New Year’s Eve 1969, Monica Searle was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer. Experimental at the time, chemotherapy — the course of action Monica’s doctor recommended — was a leap of faith. After each treatment, her husband Ronald made Monica a Mrs. Mole drawing “to cheer every dreaded chemotherapy session and evoke the blissful future ahead.”

bookpickings:

Tres Riches Heures De Mrs Mole

Ronald Searle

On New Year’s Eve 1969, Monica Searle was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer. Experimental at the time, chemotherapy — the course of action Monica’s doctor recommended — was a leap of faith. After each treatment, her husband Ronald made Monica a Mrs. Mole drawing “to cheer every dreaded chemotherapy session and evoke the blissful future ahead.”

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