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quotes we love
43 Great Quotes From Literature We Forgot to Mention
Last week we collected 10 of our favorite lines in literature, but it appears we have forgotten some. Embarrassing! To those of you who weighed in on your...
children's books revisited
Our Reactions to Classic Children’s Books, Then and Now
The House on East 88th Street, by Bernard Waber Then: Wow! A pet crocodile who lives in the bathtub! Fun! I wish I had one! Now: That’s what I call a...
the very hungry caterpillar
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Turns 45, and 10 Other Timeless Children’s Classics
This year, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle’s epic tale of an insect who tries and tries but cannot quench the insatiable hunger that drives...
Our 5 Favorite Fictional Creatures
Sure, actual animals are wonderful, but come on—there’s nothing quite like the fantastical creatures we find in books. They can have magical powers,...
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
You might know that Dr. Seuss was not, in fact, a doctor, or that the beloved children’s book author never had littles Seusslettes of his own. But...
Our Favorite Dr. Seuss Books
Mention the incomparable Dr. Seuss to any book lover, and they are apt to get a dreamy look in their eyes as they recount all of their favorite titles....
The 10 Most Devastating Lines in Children’s Literature
8 Children’s Books We’d Like to See Rewritten For Adults
I still love children’s books. Give me a book by David Macaulay to pore over or a chance to revisit my favorite Berenstain Bears books and...
the deadly sins reading list
The 7 Deadly Sins Reading List: Greed
Channeling our lesser natures, we recently launched a series that promises to be wicked good fun: The 7 Deadly Sins Reading List. Mortal sin by mortal sin,...
The Heroes & Heroines of Kid Lit: Where are They Now?
What’d Matilda end up doing with her telekinetic powers and superior intellect? Hands-free brain surgery? Did the Hardy Boys retire to host a show on...
15 Books to Buy Your Toddler
Throughout the holiday season, we’re gathering books that make the perfect gifts for everyone on your list—from your mother and the teen in your life...
What Would these 13 Famous Authors Give Out on Halloween?
Thanksgiving shmanksgiving, Christmas shmistmas, Halloween has ‘em beat. It’s aspirational, self-reflective, magical, and nonjudgmental—just try...