The cover of Uncle Shelby’s ABZ Book. Courtesy Simon & Schuster
15 June 2017 | Kevin Litman-Navarro | Atlas Obscura
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I will not play tug o’ war. I’d rather play hug o’ war.
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Our Kind of Awesome Productions
The Giving Tree ends up as a stump.
A graphite pencil ends up as a nub.
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