116 Years of Dr. Seuss

116 Years of Dr. Seuss

Whether you learned about environmentalism for the first time with The Lorax or enjoyed a day in with The Cat in the Hat, Dr. Seuss has impacted children for generations. From the publication of his first children’s book And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street in 1937, it was clear that Dr. Seuss was going to be a mainstay in children’s literature. Seuss’ birthday is one of the biggest birthday celebrations in schools and libraries across the country. For those who are out of school, these lesser-known Dr. Seuss facts are not likely to be celebrated at …

Learn About Broadway’s Leading Ladies Through This A-Z Book

Learn About Broadway’s Leading Ladies Through This A-Z Book

Shake your jazz hands and throw on your reading glasses because a new book about the ABCs of Broadway’s most famous actresses is heading to bookstores soon!   Image via Amazon   Available for pre-order now, A Is For Audra: Broadway’s Leading Ladies from A To Z is the perfect picture book for your theater-loving child. This picture book showcases legendary entertainers in alphabetical order, and with the flow and charm of rhyming illustrates what the starlets’ are most known for. It’s the perfect book not only for children, but for Broadway enthusiasts as well!   Image via Broadway.com   …

Check Out this Collection of 950 Ancient Miniature Books

Check Out this Collection of 950 Ancient Miniature Books

Book Culture

The New York Times has reports that Patricia J. Pistner is the United States’ most prominent collector of small texts. What’s crazy (and fabulous, of course) is that she has 950 tiny books in her possession, now displayed at The Grolier Club, which is the nation’s oldest society of bibliophiles, based in Manhattan. The books range in value from from tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars; the rarest of miniature antiquarian books can sell in the six or even seven figures.   IMAGE VIA NEW YORK TIMES (PHOTO: CHARLIE RUBIN)     Some books are between one and three inches high, …