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Ruth McNally Barshaw

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Thank you,teachers and librarians and others who put books in kids' hands.
We appreciate you.

Taken from my sketchbook, this is me greeting Travis Jonkerat Nerd Camp 2015.(He's not really that much taller than I am, I don't think...) Read more of this blog post »
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"I am a sucker for art philosophy books. This is a good one by Susanne Langer (who I have not heard of before). The book is good when taken at face value, but when thought of in relation to more modern art, and even modern website and user design,..." Read more of this review »
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"Wow, and wow, and even more WOW! This little book not only gave me incredible insights into LOOKING at pictures (in picture book or elsewhere), but has inspired all kinds of new teaching ideas that I CANNOT WAIT to put into practice in my classes...." Read more of this review »
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Sweet book, sweet humor, and, I must admit I know the author: very kind, generous, sweet person. I'm buying two copies for my grandkids.
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