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Blinky Bill

Penned by Dorothy Wall in the early 1930′s, Blinky Bill is a cheeky fictional koala.

 Not content to doze and munch on gum leaves all day long, he lugs about a tucker bag and slingshot and gets up to all manner of mischief… 26 more words


Newbery Review: The Singing Tree

World War I tragedies + Hungarian history + strong, courageous characters = I’ve teared up more over this book than probably any of the children for whom this book was written.   848 more words

Book Review

When Man First

When Man first

Crashed atoms together

He illustrated

What would one day become

A weapon to

Cover the world.


In response to 20140719: day 200… 14 more words


¶ Lacroix — Sciences et lettres au moyen âge (1877)

Lacroix, Paul [pseud. of P. L. Jacob]. Sciences et lettres au moyen âge et à l’époque de la renaissance. 2nd ed. Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1877. 21 more words

Sotheby 1898

¶ Lacroix — Military and religious life (1874)

Lacroix, Paul [pseud. of P. L. Jacob]. Military and religious life in the Middle Ages and at the period of the Renaissance. London: Chapman and Hall, 1874. 13 more words

Sotheby 1898

¶ Lucretia — Ornamente nobile (1876)

Lucretia, Romana (pseud.). Ornamento nobile per ogni gentil matrona, dove si contiene Bavari, frisi d’infinita belezza. Venice: F. Ongania, 1876.

Illustrated. Reprint of 1620 edition. 8 more words

Sotheby 1898

¶ Hortus sanitatis (1536)

Hortus sanitatis, quatuor libris haec quae snbsequuntur [sic] complectens. Strassburg: Mathiam Apiarium, 1536.

Illustrated. With catalogue card by Cockerell.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. 13 more words

Sotheby 1898