Art by Howard K. Elcock
Art by Derek Charles Eyles
Art by Charles Edmund Brock
These would have taken my money every time.
“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down. Children are demanding. They are the most attentive, curious, eager, observant, sensitive, quick, and generally congenial readers on earth… Children are game for anything. I throw them hard words, and they backhand them over the net.”
— E.B. White, quoted in Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White (2016) by Melissa Sweet
From The Snooty Bookshop, a postcard book by Tom Gauld
“American Bungalow Summer,” block print by Laura Wilder.
Anne Rice trading card, with thanks to Candi Strecker.