Ten Major Artists:
Wong Wong & Lulu
Pepper examining himself before commencing a self-portrait
Tiger the spontaneous reductionist
Misty goes off the wall
Minnie, the abstract expressionist
Minnie’s Reindeer in Provence, 1992.
Smokey painting after an hour in the catnip patch
Smokey at work
Ginger’s Stripped Bare Birds, 1992.
Princess, the elemental fragmentist
Charlie, the peripheral realist
this literally makes me so happy
Might I also offer:
NASA engineers use origami as inspiration when they fold up solar panels for their trip to space. Shown here: the Miura fold. Once a piece of paper (or solar array) is all folded up, it can be completely unfolded in one smooth motion. You can read more about origami in space here, and learn how to do the Miura fold in this video:
Image: Astronaut Scott Parazynski repairs a damaged ISS solar panel (NASA)
Now that these books with my name on them sitting between bookends on my book shelf, how about I give one away?
The description from my publisher:
It Happens: A Guide to Contemporary Realistic Fiction for the YA Reader is a comprehensive guide to matching a teen reader with the right…
It’s all the covers for our new YA books for winter 2015, all in one place—including your first-ever look at the cover for Emery Lord’s The Start of Me and You! And don’t think this is all we’ve got. There’s one more super special reveal coming this Thursday right here!
So pretty! I will definitely be reading this one!
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Ch. 8, p. 100
#Can we just pause for a moment and appreciate how sweet this is? #I mean, it’s something that probably many of us can relate to. #And in the context of the story, with all the great things Harry and Ron are going to do, it’s just so cute that getting down to breakfast was a big accomplishment way back when.
Dance party. For Take Your Poet to Work Day.
Who will you decide to take to work?
Books + Cupcakes
Blackboard Bon Mots [via]
I forgot to post about this earlier but these are the frames that my sister got me for my birthday. She found the images on pinterest and got them printed for me :) she’s so thoughtful
Our first books from Barnes and Noble. ♥
Gaming, Gold Farming, and Being a Girl (in a world that’s not always kind to girls, no matter how good they are with a sword). Jen Wang’s adaptation of Cory Doctorow’s ANDA’S GAME comes out this fall.
this looks really cool. First Second publishes some cool shizz, yo.