IOF: Matilda, Dr.Seuss, Pay Phone Libraries and More!
By Alex on March 2nd, 2012
Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Enjoy!
We will kick this week’s “In Our Feeds” off by sharing a number of book inspired links. Here is a Brief History of Children’s Picture Books and the Art of Visual Storytelling.
Matilda, one of Nadia’s favorite books as a child, is coming to Broadway next year! Beware of Miss. Trunchbull!
Kristen found this cool article—in celebration of what would have been Dr. Seuss’s 108th birthday today, TIME put together 9 facts that you probably don’t know about him!
Our generation says goodbye to a childhood favorite: The Berenstain Bears co-creator Jan Berenstain passed away this week.
For all you Harry Potter fan’s out there, Jess shares a class you may be interested in enrolling in. An undergraduate course at Fordham turns to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series to explain philosophical topics.
We just love this article Dante shared with us on How New York Pay Phones Became Guerilla Libraries. Are you in the New York Area? Be on the lookout—more pop-up libraries are in the works!
Lia shares some sad news for nature: “A new study shows that, over the past few decades, fewer children’s books have included any images of nature.” Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax is mentioned (the movie comes out today!) in this article.
Michael can’t decide if he wants to stay at Giraffe Manor, the Nautilus Suite or the Glass Igloo in the The 20 Most Extraordinary Hotel Rooms in the World!
And to wrap things up, here is a heartwarming story I found about a retired teacher who still sends birthday wishes to her students—talk about passion for your job!
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