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The Read: October 16, 2014

Adrianne Thomson


The Read - October 15, 2014


the book with no pictures


The Book With No Pictures

by B.J. Novak

B.J Novak, the talented comedian, author and actor (you may remember him for his role as Ryan from The Office) has recently released a kids books, breaking the mold of the familiar and comfortable. You see this book has NO PICTURES. Only words.
Which might seem boring or serious. But I promise, your child will love this read.
Words are powerful. And so is laughter. This book combines both in a genuinely funny way, amusing kids and adults alike.


Just watch this:

little humans
Little Humans

by Brandon Stanton

The wildly popular “Humans Of New York” has become a mainstay in pop culture,a source of the genuine sincerity of the individual stories. Sometime humorous, sometimes romantic, sometimes tragically sad, they are always riveting, carrying a fantastic punch. In Little Humans, Brandon Stanton the creator of HoNY selected some of his favorite images featuring children and compiled them with new exclusive portraits. This book celebrates the unique brilliance of children in a stylish and heartwarming tribute to the mini.


Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever


Alexander, Who’s Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever 

by Judith Viorst

We all love Alexander, and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day because we know that these days happen, even when you’re a grown-up. Inspiring a movie and loved by millions, the Alexander series by Judith Viorst has added a 4th book to the family. A cute story about behaving, consequences and how hard things can be when you’re trying to be the best boy ever.


Parent’s Pick:
the monocle guide to better living

The Monocle Guide to Better Living

When something is “brought to you from the makers of Monocle” you can safely assume that said item is no joke/the most amazing thing ever/all of the above. So when the makers of Monocle decided to compile a book, aptly titled “The Monocle Guide To Better Living” it is most certain to become the Lifestyle Bible for our generation. Covering topics such as culture, travel, home and design, this book is a beautiful catalogue of reports and recommendations selected to inspire, provoke, and stand the test of time.




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