Fall Reading for Children of All Ages

Eight beautiful books on friendship, identity and the world around us

Earlier this year we became smitten with the messages, meaning and heart of “Lulu is a Rhinoceros,” a powerful book for children by Jason and Allison Flom. Pets, the quest for identity, friendship and the value of animals in our lives all make for important themes—worth instilling in youth and revisiting time and time again at any age. The following eight books address various aspects …

New Art Books for Kids

The team at Artsy has put together a list of 11 new art books for children—that adults will certainly enjoy too. From biographical-style stories to illustration-driven narratives and even cookbooks, these creative titles can teach kids about Yayoi Kusama, Keith Haring, patterns, mud pies and more. Take a look at the full list at Artsy.

Long-Lost Maurice Sendak Book Discovered

Good news for those who delight in entering Maurice Sendak’s world: a long-lost book of his and frequent collaborator Arthur Yorinks has been discovered. While nobody knew about the existence of “Presto and Zesto in Limboland” (not Sendak’s editor, nor Lynn Caponera, president of the Maurice Sendak Foundation—who eventually discovered the text), it’s now slated for publish next year. Back in 1990, Sendak created illustrations …