com is an online children's book store which has its roots in Philadelphia, PA., evolving from the popular bookstore Discovery Kids which opened up in downtown Philly in 1984. The site includes books, music, and video products for both children and parents, though their focus is children's...

In store: Modern and vintage kids furniture, decoration and accessories, design and vintage toys -and more. Why we like: Vintage is trendy! Molly-Meg have made it easy for us by offering carefully selected vintage children's furniture and toys. We also love the quirky design toys and the...

Posted by Gabriella This week we lost two great legends: one a children's writer and illustrator and the other a ground-breaking hair stylist. Maurice Sendak is best known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, but his contributions to children's literature are many and he will be missed...

One of the greatest figures in children's literature, Sendak was a meticulous artist whose work showed a keen awareness of the power story and images have in making sense of the terrors of the world, and an ability to tap into primal emotions and anxieties and give them shape. The child of...

The lovely and stylish people from Their Nibs, the "go-to" vintage children's label asked if little Mr A would do a review of some of their very cute sleepwear and I have to say as soon as the we opened the beautifully packed PJ's and the little man saw the cowboys and indians print he was...

As an adult, I find myself drawn to children's literature for different reasons than when I was younger. It's no longer about happy endings, or how quickly one can get from the front cover to back page. Now, I look at how the book was put together, admiring its imagery with 'awws' of...

He taught us that it was okay to face the reality of our emotions, that our lives as children weren't suppose to be sweet and nice. Fraught with subjects often avoided by other children's book – death, anger, AIDS, sadness, and etc... Maurice Sendak pierced the notions that youngsters should...

 

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