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Picture books often reach out to older audiences. Here are two deserving of those readers who can appreciate the art and text that combine to create something unique and wonderful.

Welcome to the world of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas and the artists and others who would visit them in their apartment in GERTRUDE IS GERTRUDE IS GERTRUDE IS...Stylized illustrations by Calef Brown and a repetitive text by Jonah Winter capture the era of these women as well as their own lives.

POSY is about a kitten like no others. So, of course, it offers up language like no other as well. Posy is, among other things, a pillow sitter, a hissy spitter, a squabble stirrer and a charming purrer.
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