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Lucky 7 for December: ‘Tis the Season

December 12, 2012 • No Comments

‘Tis the Season
December is the month when we rediscover the timeless traditions of our families and the simple lessons learned in our childhoods. Unwrap the wisdom and joy of the season with these seven…

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What the Dormouse Said: Wit and Wisdom from Childrens’ Books, Part 3

2 Comments December 20, 2011 • 2 Comments

Today we have another batch of quotes from What the Dormouse Said: Lessons for Grown-Ups from Children’s Books, which makes a great stocking stuffer for just about everyone on your list–the young, the young-at-heart, and…

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Algonquin’s Guide to Gift Giving, Winter 2011

1 Comment December 14, 2011 • 1 Comment

I always wait until the last minute to buy Christmas and Chanukah presents for my family. It’s not because shopping slips my mind, or because I forget about the holidays or my family, but mostly…

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What the Dormouse Said: Wit and Wisdom from Children’s Books, Part II

2 Comments November 28, 2011 • 2 Comments

It’s time for our second round of quotes from Amy Gash’s wonderful compilation What the Doomouse Said: Lessons for Grown-ups from Children’s Books. We’ll post a few of our very favorite quotes throughout November and…

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December 14, 2009

Lessons for Grown-ups from Children’s Books

8 Comments December 14, 2009 • 8 Comments

We’re pleased to turn today’s post over to our Senior Editor, Amy Gash. Read below as she talks about how she dreamed up the idea for What the Dormouse Said!
I love quotations. I collect…

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