Post Tagged with: "nursery rhymes"

Appreciating All Of Jack's Houses–Comparing Illustrators

Appreciating All Of Jack's Houses–Comparing Illustrators

Anne Anderson’s House That Jack Built is worlds apart from a Victorian’s book plate, or Art Deco vision, or a Golden Book’s mid century idea of what the perfect abode would look like in Mother Goose Land. Because of these differences it’s like a birthday, or holiday whenever a collector[Read More…]

by December 2, 2011 Miscellaneous
The Best Book Covers

The Best Book Covers

  I’ve already stated that the best book covers DO persuade  me and make a difference in whether or not I’ll purchase a title. What I didn’t relate is that dust jacket and book covers are a passion of  mine. I love illustration on practically anything; from packaging perfumes, to ads,[Read More…]

by November 18, 2011 Book Collecting, Dastardly Deeds
Books about Books–Better Known as Biblios–Part 1

Books about Books–Better Known as Biblios–Part 1

Biblios = Books about Books Part 1: Books about Books–Better Known as Biblios Part 2  Bibilos Focusing on Booksellers/Collectors Part 3  Bibilos Focusing on Writers Part 4  Bibilos Focusing on Writers Part 5  Bibilos Focusing on Publishers Biblio–def.: ‘the Greek root for a variety of words referring to the book, such as[Read More…]

by October 25, 2011 Dastardly Deeds
My Lifelong Love Of Mother Goose

My Lifelong Love Of Mother Goose

Sometimes  subjects and ideas for articles are slim,  and I struggle to come up with something meaningful, challenging, and pithy. Well, this is not a pithy one. It’s more of a dreamy reminiscence. About one book that trumps all others in my life. Mother Goose rhymes, nursery rhymes, captured me[Read More…]

by September 28, 2011 Book Collecting
Touchy Feely Books

Touchy Feely Books

No, I don’t mean self help titles or sob stories, but how a book feels in your hands while reading it. ABE books again came up with an interesting topic, tactile reading.I know I send links to ABE a lot, but they have fantastic collections and ideas that are unusal[Read More…]

by May 20, 2011 Book Collecting, Good Reads