Ken Sanders Rare Books adds children’s reading room space at The Leonardo

After decades working in the book business in Utah — first with counterculture icon Cosmic Airplane, and now with his rare book Rare Books by Ken Sanders — Ken Sanders said he had never before had a children’s reading space in one of his stores. So far, that is. As he is in the process … Read more

It is not easy to tell children about death. But the stories we spin can help light up the darkness

When we think about how we are remembered after death, it may seem that simple words and basic descriptions don’t do us justice. But for terminally ill parents who are on their deathbed, sometimes clear language is best. “My father was an artist. He painted the world he saw. People loved his drawings.” Otherwise, how … Read more

Children’s book illustrators Kanato Jimo and Pankaj Saikia are bringing the Northeast to life with their stories

Moving away from fairy tales and legends, the duo shows children navigating mundane everyday issues Moving away from fairy tales and legends, the duo shows children navigating mundane everyday issues I don’t remember learning much about the Northeast in school. There may have been an indication that the contiguous states were called the Seven Sisters … Read more