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“The theme of the Tyrannosaurus series is love.”

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Author Tatsuya Miyanishi says, “The theme of the Tyrannosaurus series is love. There aren’t as many important things for us as to more often say such beautiful words as ‘I love you.’ The love I write about is something very natural. Here, it’s all about showing that love is far more important that power. I hope you agree!” You Look ... Read More »

Gon, the Little Fox named 2016 USBBY Outstanding International Book

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Gon, the Little Fox (written by Nankichi Niimi, illustrated by Genjirou Mita, translated by Mariko Shii Gharbi) has been selected for the 2016 USBBY Outstanding International Books honor list. Gon makes the list for Grades 3-5 along with 8 other outstanding books. The list has been compiled for more than a decade by the United States Board on Books for ... Read More »

The Tyrannosaurus has Arrived!

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One of the most popular children’s books from Japan, You Look Yummy!, is the first book in our Tyrannosaurus series that has sold more than 3 million copies in Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan and France. Author/artist Tatsuya Miyanishi highlights the importance of the love between father and son by showing that bonds can grow just as strong, even in a ... Read More »

HAPPY SNAPPER: The Photography of Jacques-Henri Lartigue

On the set of "Les Adventures de Roi Pausole", Cap d’Antibes, August 1932

Author John Baxter presents another fascinating story to add to his latest Museyon title French Riviera and Its Artists: Art, Literature, Love, and Life on the Côte d’Azur. Enjoy this special promotional chapter about the photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue! In 1962, a placid white-haired Frenchman of sixty-nine wandered into the Manhattan offices of photography agent Charles Rado. With him was a ... Read More »

School Library Journal Riviewed Gon and Pakkun

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School Library Journal published a great review of both Gon, the Little Fox and Pakkun the Wolf and His Dinosaur Friends! Gon, the Little Fox K-Gr 2—This retelling of a Japanese folktale, with exquisite watercolor illustrations by Mita, was first published in 1969. Gon, a mischief-loving little fox, spends his days spying on the villagers who live near his forest ... Read More »

“I owe Marilyn Monroe a real debt”—Ella Fitzgerald

Marilyn and Ella at Mocambo Club, 1955

Glamour and gangs defined the Sunset Strip between the 1930s and the 1950s, as its renowned restaurants and nightclubs became a playground for the rich and famous. There were movie legends and power brokers, and everyone of significance danced to stardom at such legendary clubs as Ciro’s, the Mocambo and the Trocadero. Frank Sinatra made his Los Angeles debut at ... Read More »

Kuma-Kuma Chan Reviewed

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Kuma-Kuma Chan, The Little Bear has received great reviews in the media. Kuma-Kuma Chan’s simple lifestyle, as he daydreams, takes a nap, gazes at his nail clippings, listens to the rain, and writes a long letter to a friend evokes something that is missing in our modern way of life and should be something to talk about with our children. ... Read More »

Chronicles of Old Chicago

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Discover the fascinating history of Chicago through 24 dramatic, fact-filled, humorous true stories about the events and colorful characters that make up Chicago’s history. From Potawatomi Indians, to the reviled Al Capone to the esteemed Oprah Winfrey and President Barack Obama, author and tour guide Adam Selzer outlines the history of the city, from the Great Fire of 1871, famous ... Read More »

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