Children's literature

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June 13, 2012--Amherst. The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, will kick off its 10th anniversary with a special exhibition that highlights its permanent collection for the very first time. Iconic Images: Ten Years of Collecting, which will run from October 30, 2012 through February 24, 2013, will draw from more than 10,000 works now in the collection.

Artists on
Catalogue Review: Aleph-Bet Books, #100

Our series profiling the next generation of antiquarian booksellers continues today with Matthew and Adrienne Raptis of Raptis Rare Books in Brattleboro, Vermont. They recently released their first
Catalogue Review: Jo Ann Reisler, #87

From first sight of the cover, showing an original Margaret Tarrant watercolor of fairies ($10,000), it was impossible not to be bewitched by this delightful catalogue by Jo Ann Reisler. A fine mix of children's books and illustrated books, from old favorites to surprising finds, that manifest the
It's no secret that children's picture book art and illustration is a growing trend both at auctions and in museums. The cover feature of our fall issue (making its way to your mailbox this week) is about cartoonist, artist, and playwright Jules Feiffer, who illustrated The Phantom Tollbooth fifty years ago and has been focused on children's book illustrations for the last decade or so. It