Marc Brown Celebrates 20 Years of Arthur

Marc Brown Celebrates 20 Years of Arthur

20 years ago, Marc Brown‘s series of children’s books about an aardvark named Arthur, was turned into a TV show. He not only authored the series, he illustrated it as well. Some of the most beloved characters and stories we know today are all because of him! I remember reading the books when I was little and ever since then, Arthur has been a part of my life and many others’. The first Arthur book written by Brown was published in 1976 and the the TV show verison of Arthur debuted in 1996. Marc Brown Image courtesy of http://bit.ly/2eAl2ou When the cable was out, or …

Undecipherable Ancient Manuscript Gets Wide Publication

Undecipherable Ancient Manuscript Gets Wide Publication

Botanical drawings of more than 100 species of plants that cannot be found growing. Surreal depictions of naked women, their bodies contorted and intertwined with tubes, like an H.R. Giger painting. Washes of an inked script that sprawls out like a map of Middle-earth, but clearly resembles language. This is the Voynich Manuscript, a 240-page book of sketches and incomprehensible script that was presumably crafted in Central Europe in the the 15th century (though the official range is ‘1400 – 1599 ?’). Some believe it to be a mystical text, written in a lost language no living person can understand. To put it …

90’s Kids Rejoice, Lisa Frank is Back

90’s Kids Rejoice, Lisa Frank is Back

Quick what are two things you desperately need in your life, like right now? If your snap answer was more 90’s nostalgia and Lisa Frank coloring books you’re in luck. From the illustrator who inspired a thousand regretted tattoos and some trippy memes, comes her debut coloring book for adults, Color Me. Sacrifice no more; now you can champion all the tokens of adulthood and shamelessly color unicorns, dolphins and all the Frank creatures that adorned the school supplies of your youth. Frank announced the news earlier this week, courtesy of an Instagram and Facebook post. The book, which will feature coloring pages …