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My Heart


by Corinna Luyken

My heart is a window. My heart is a slide. My heart can be closed…or opened up wide.

Some days your heart is a puddle or a fence to keep the world out. But some days it is wide open to the love that surrounds you.

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January 13, 2020 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

When Santa Was a Baby


By LINDA BAILEY

Illustrated by GENEVIÈVE GODBOUT

Santa’s parents think their little one is absolutely wonderful, even though he has a booming voice instead of a baby’s gurgle, loves to stand in front of the refrigerator, gives his birthday presents away, trains his hamsters to pull a matchbox sleigh … and has an unusual interest in chimneys. The adorably funny portrait of an oddball kid who fulfills his destiny – and two very proud parents.

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December 24, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Sports et Divertissements

Music by Erik Satie
Illustrations by Charles Martin

This is a facsimile of an extremely rare collection of the French master’s brilliant thumbnail sketches — both musical and verbal — of various outdoor sports and amusements. Satie created these pieces to accompany an album of charming, sophisticated drawings by Charles Martin, a well-known illustrator of the day. The composer also added droll verbal commentaries and inscribed both words and music in an exquisite calligraphic hand.

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December 19, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code

by Laurie Wallmark

Meet Grace Hopper: the woman who revolutionised computer coding, coined the term ‘computer bug’ and taught computers to ‘speak English. An ace inventor and groundbreaker, Grace Hopper transformed the world of computer science. This book tells the inspirational story of this amazing woman with a passion for maths, an insatiable curiosity and the firm belief that “it’s easier to ask for forgiveness than…to get permission.”

Happy Birthday, Grace Hopper!

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December 9, 2019 at 12:09 pm Leave a comment

BOOKS & BLOCK: Alexander Girard

GIRARD STUDIO

December 2, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Book of Mistakes

by Corinna Luyken

One eye was bigger than the other. That was a mistake.
The weird frog-cat-cow thing? It made an excellent bush.
And the inky smudges… they look as if they were always meant to be leaves floating gently across the sky.

November 30, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Noodlephant


by Jacob Kramer, illustrated by K-Fai Steele

A zany tale full of pasta puns, friendship, and one Phantastic Noodler, Noodlephant, written by Jacob Kramer and illustrated by K-Fai Steele, explores a community’s response to injustice.

November 14, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

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