Literary Gifts

Literary Gifts


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Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany (Book for Writers, Book Lovers Miscellany with Booklist) Cover Image
By Jane Mount (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781452167237
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 11th, 2018

For book lovers and by book lovers, Bibliophile celebrates all things literary. From book quizzes and portraits of beloved indie bookstores to depictions of writers’ pets and recommendations from booksellers, Jane Mount has created the ultimate illustrated look inside every bookworm’s heart! --Jenna

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The Lost Words Cover Image
By Robert MacFarlane, Jackie Morris (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781487005382
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Published: Anansi International - October 2nd, 2018

An arresting tribute to words describing the natural world that are slowly dropping out of common usage by children. With hand-drawn illustrations and spell-poems for each word, the book conjures up the joys of nature for children and adults alike. --Leigh

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Oliver Jeffers: The Working Mind and Drawing Hand Cover Image
By Oliver Jeffers, Bono (Contributions by), John Maeda (Contributions by), Sharon Matt Atkins (Contributions by), Quentin Blake (Contributions by)
ISBN: 9780847862993
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Published: Rizzoli - October 16th, 2018

This personal chronicle includes stories about Oliver Jeffers’s origins as an artist growing up in Belfast as well as never-before-published illustrations, art, and sketchbook pages. The passion and whimsy of this talented picture book illustrator will delight art lovers and bibliophiles of all ages! --Kirsten

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Wit's End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393254945
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 13th, 2018

James Geary explores every facet of wittiness while still being funny! To embrace wit in every form, each chapter adopts a different style ranging from poetry, jokes, and visual art to sermons and scientific writing. While being entertained, you will also be convinced that wit and wisdom are the same thing. --Praveen

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Daemon Voices: On Stories and Storytelling Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525521174
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Published: Knopf - September 18th, 2018

In these 32 essays, master storyteller Philip Pullman speaks thoughtfully on craft, the responsibilities of wielding language, and the stories that shape us--including, for him, Paradise Lost and the works of the mystic William Blake. Infused with the magic of words, this collection is simply a joy to read. --Brynn

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Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts Cover Image
By Kevin Wilson (By (artist)), Matthew Reinhart (Other primary creator)
ISBN: 9781683834076
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Published: Insight Editions - October 23rd, 2018

Witches, wizards, and muggles can now get a deeper look inside the iconic walls of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Explore the castle, the Quidditch pitch, the Forbidden Forest, and beyond with these finely detailed 3-D pop-ups and spreads that are sure to delight and impress fans new and old. --Jenna

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The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons: A Semi-serious A-to-Z Archive Cover Image
By David Remnick (Foreword by), Bob Mankoff (Editor)
ISBN: 9780316436670
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 2nd, 2018

The perfect gift for the lover of sly and witty comedy in your life. This is a wonderful and extensive collection of classic New Yorker humor with commentary by the great Bob Mankoff. --Mya