Michelle Yeoh reads Lotus & Feather, written by Ji-Li Jiang and illustrated by Julie Downing.
It’s a little gallery of 1960s and 1970s children’s book covers and illustrations collected by Ang Wyman!
Open Culture has an archive of 6,000 historical children’s books free for you to enjoy online! “Occupying a space somewhere between the purely didactic and the nonsensical, most children’s books published in the past few hundred years have attempted to find a line between the two poles, seeking […]
Hyperallergic has a piece on Soviet children’s books between 1920 and 1935, with images from Inside the Rainbow: Russian Children’s Literature 1920-35: Beautiful Books, Terrible Times. “The 1920s in Russia weren’t exactly what people had hoped they would be. After the 1917 Russian Revolution brought down the old regime […]
Brain Pickings looks at the life and work of Tove Jansson and the wisdom of her character, Too-ticky. “Too-ticky, the sage of Moominvalley who solves even the most existential of problems with equal parts practicality and wisdom, was inspired by the love of Jansson’s life — the great […]