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PHOTOS: Babar's Legacy

Laurent de Brunhoff | Posted 02.17.2013 | Books
Laurent de Brunhoff

Babar was born in 1931 when I was 6 and my brother Mathieu was 5.

Lorax Leads Way for Product Endorsements by Kid Lit Characters (SLIDESHOW)

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.02.2012 | Books
Rocco Staino

The Lorax has opened the way for a flood of other characters from children's literature to become product spokespeople. Here are a few that may be in the works.

The History Of Animals In Art, Literature And Music

Posted 02.16.2012 | Arts

The Morgan Library is exhibiting a collection of works illustrating how history's greatest artists, writers and musicians were inspired by animals. ...

Most Amazing Art Books And Their Brilliant Publishers

Lena Tabori | Posted 08.08.2011 | Books
Lena Tabori

It was immediately clear that while certain authors, photographers and artists are truly stars, some publishers have a vision and a passion as strong as any creator. Sometimes, you can recognize their books a mile away.

Ten Books That Influenced Me: In a Blink

Lea Lane | Posted 07.11.2013 | Books
Lea Lane

When I got my MA in English Lit I had to read more than 100 great works. I was 22, and didn't have much of an idea about the great themes or historical context. I was overwhelmed and pretty clueless. But the following books changed my life

Children's Books With A Feminist Agenda

The Guardian | Viv Groskrop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It all started with my son, Will, stamping his feet and saying he didn't want any girls invited to his sixth birthday party. Girls, he declared, are b...