Many fans of Dr. Seuss may not be aware of his wartime stint producing pamphlets and animated training films. But we’re happy to introduce you to Seuss’s mosquito Ann, whom he put to work in service of her country!
Here’s a look at Reverend W.M. Mitchell’s Underground Railroad, the first book to use the term Underground Railroad in print.
Get the inside scoop on how we got a very unusual assortment of one novel by John Wyndham!
In honor of Children’s Book Week, here are 5 crafts inspired by some of our favorite children’s books.
Add these to your child’s library to celebrate women’s history not just in March, but all year-round.
In Enchanted Islands, we have the immense pleasure of meeting Frances Conway, a smart, independent and endearing woman. Frances tells her story from many stages of life – like when she was a child to when she was a teenager on the run with her best friend, Rosalie. All of that leads up to the … Continue reading Q&A w/ Allison Amend: Inside Enchanted Islands
May 16 is National Biographer’s Day. I’ll bet you didn’t know that! We see a lot of biographies and memoirs come into HPB: life stories of the rich and famous, plus memoirs of the poor and infamous. But it’s also wonderful to learn more about some of the offbeat, footnote characters in history, and I … Continue reading What’s Your Story?: Rarest of Rare Collectibles
This St. Patrick’s day, we thought we’d give St. Patrick some support. So here’s a team of modern-day Patrick and Patricias to fill out his team. From the Patron Saint of Nose Jobs to the High Priest of 60s Mod Men, we hope these authors, actors, and fictional characters will entertain and delight you. Patrick … Continue reading St. Pat-a-Palooza: 10 Writers or Characters Named Patrick or Patricia
Get a good look at the grandstanding books, music and movies from the decade that left dancers flapping in the wind…see what we did there? You guessed it. It’s the 1920s!
Discover author Kathleen West’s inspiration as we go Behind the Book!