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Children’s Books for Children: The History of Little Golden Books

There’s a good chance you grew up reading the adventures of The Poky Little Puppy, Tootle, or Scuffy the Tugboat in the pages of Little Golden Books. Come along as we look at the history of these tiny tomes with the gold foil spine that have helped generations of kids learn to appreciate the [...]

Ryan Novelline’s Golden Books Gown

Does anyone else remember The Poky Little Puppy? Designer Ryan Novelline has constructed a beautiful gown out of Golden Books, including the one featuring my canine friend. The artist’s site shows us the process step-by-step. The skirt is comprised entirely of the illustrations from the books sewn together with metallic gold thread, and the bodice is [...]