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Another sojourn into picture books from the past yields some underappreciated gems.
Yuletide greetings from yesteryear!
It's time for more picture books of the unusual and frequently hard-to-find variety!
Let's dig into some picture books from the past.
As schedules and lives only get busier, a quick dose of weird might be just what you need.
Even though most of Joan Samson's novel The Auctioneer takes place during the three seasons of the year that aren't winter, it possesses a bleak and chilly atmosphere that might as well be the coldest day in January.
If you’re of a certain age, you probably have some experience with mixtapes. Mixtapes are great, right?
Experience the wonder and terror of off-world living with these vintage space sounds.
What if the Darling children ditched Peter Pan and hung out with Captain Hook instead?
Behind enemy lines. Surrounded by snowy peaks. Facing an impenetrable Nazi fortress.
A planet covered in darkness and filled with monsters can be a serious impediment to true love.
“...that country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnights stay.”
An NPL curated Halloween inspired playlist with liner notes.
If today you were to spot a kid walking around and talking to themselves, you'd probably reasonably conclude that they were imaginative.
Ancestral homes often have a habit of feeling haunted, and when they appear in stories that mix the Southern Gothic genre with the supernatural, you can bet they probably are.
Unique and frightening, this anomaly of a novel combined mystery and horror to illusory, bewildering effect.
Two standout genre novels of the 30's finally get some overdue recognition.
An unjustly forgotten mid-century satirist infused his tales with fantasy and irony.
You might not expect a novel about killer plants to be thoroughly lacking in over-the-top corniness, but John Wyndham's The Day of the Triffids handily pulls it off.