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The Brothers Grimm in Three Transcendent Dimensions: Shaun Tan’s Breathtaking Sculptural Illustrations for the Beloved Tales – Maria Popova

  Rotkäppchen (Little Red Riding Hood) http://www.brainpickings.org/2015/05/25/shaun-tan-philip-pullman-brothers-grimm/ An article from Maria on her consistently excellent Brainpickings site, concerning some mesmerizing three dimensional illustrations by Shaun Tan for Philip Pullman’s retelling of Grimms’ fairy tales (the German version – sadly, Philip’s … Continue reading

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Maria Popova – Review of The Farmer and the Clown by Marla Frazee

http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/12/11/the-farmer-and-the-clown-marla-frazee/ Click on the link to read this unusual review of a lovely and unusual child’s book – which also speaks profoundly to adults, as the best books intended for children do….It’s beautifully realized and illustrated by Marla Frazee. Maria … Continue reading

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