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Illustrator Michael Lewy :: In His Own Words

Michael Lewy is a big fan of the science fiction genre.  The 1960’s and 1970’s sci-films from his childhood left him with fond memories that carry over into his work today. When Michael illustrated these book covers, he worked closely … Continue reading

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Selina Alko’s DADDY CHRISTMAS AND HANUKKAH MAMA

The New York Times Sunday Book Review on the Bookshelf had some nice things to say about Selina Alko’s book, “Daddy Christmas and Hanukkah Mama”: DADDY CHRISTMAS AND HANUKKAH MAMA – Reviewed in The New York Times Written and illustrated … Continue reading

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Kristofer Dan-Bergman’s “Unbound”

By Kristofer Dan-Bergman The series was inspired by a book I received from my parents which was written by my grandfather’s (farfar in Swedish) brother who wrote short stories about regular life situations. The title of his books was Dan-Bitar … Continue reading

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Megan Piontkowski’s “Tiny Underdog City” Book Launch

Megan Piontkowski’s new artist’s book Tiny Underdog City: An Uncomprehensive Guide is a satirical guide book for her invented Tiny Underdog City.  The book refers to a body of work Megan created in 2006 collectively entitledTiny Underdog City and also includes autobiographical references … Continue reading

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Your Summer Reading List Starts Here.

Altpick Library has launched! We are delighted to celebrate our members books.  Here are some that were just added: Lennette Newell’s “Welcome to the World” book is styled as a sweet and simple letter to newborn and introduces the first … Continue reading

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