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How ‘I Spy’ Books Are Made

How ‘I Spy’ Books Are Made

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Narrator: Can you find the seal on the ball? It’s hiding behind those blocks. What about the rubber band? That’s over by the alligator. Does this look familiar? These photos are from the “I Spy” book series, introduced in 1992, and there’s a good chance that either you or your kids have read them. But […]

William Boyd’s BOOK CLUB

William Boyd’s BOOK CLUB

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This room is my study; the throbbing creative heart of the house. I write most of my novels here, and it contains an odd mixture of books, probably one sixth of the books that are in the house. We have a major book storage problem. This study contains a lot of the books that I […]

The Art of Data Visualization | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

The Art of Data Visualization | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

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[MUSIC PLAYING] EDWARD TUFTE (VOICEOVER): In the arrangement of visualization, every single pixel should testify directly to content. As Johnny Ive, the great Apple designer, said, we spend most of our time getting design out of the way. It’s got to get out of the away, because it’s about the relationship with the viewer and […]

DIY Hardcover Book | Case Bookbinding Tutorial | Sea Lemon

DIY Hardcover Book | Case Bookbinding Tutorial | Sea Lemon

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Case binding is a common type of hardcover for books. The pages are arranged in signatures and glued together in a text block. Then the text block is glued to the cover. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to case bind a hardcover book. Here’s a list of materials and tools I’ll be using. […]

How to Create a Flip Book

How to Create a Flip Book

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How to Create a Flip Book. Doodles are fun, but turn them into a flipbook and they spring to life on the page—your flower blooms, your rocketship blasts off, or, if your doodles are a little on the primitive side, sure: your stick figure walks. You will need A ruler Some loose paper A pen […]

#MeetVermeer – Create your own Vermeer masterpiece with The Coloring Book

#MeetVermeer – Create your own Vermeer masterpiece with The Coloring Book

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Men Running on Tanks and the Truth about Book Editors

Men Running on Tanks and the Truth about Book Editors

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Good morning, Hank! Good morning, Hank. Good morning, Hank, good morning, Hank… I wonder if I’ve ever said any three-word phrase more often in my life. Anyway, it’s Monday. I hope you enjoyed Venice, Florida as much as I enjoyed Venice, Italy; I was there because the Indianapolis Museum of Art, where the Yeti is […]

Art As Experience: Book Club #2 | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

Art As Experience: Book Club #2 | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

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OK, folks, I was about 20 pages into our current book club read, John Dewey’s “Art As Experience,” when I realized that very few of you were actually going to read this book. Yeah, because it is impenetrable. So we’re not going to pretend that you actually read this. Instead, this is going to be […]

Massive Bookstore Sells Hundreds Of Rare And Expensive Books

Massive Bookstore Sells Hundreds Of Rare And Expensive Books

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Welcome to The Last Bookstore, a sprawling shop in Los Angeles where the written word is still alive. At 22,000 square feet, it’s the largest bookstore in the entire state of California. You can get almost anything here, but they’re most famous for their collection of rare and expensive books, and we’re here today to […]

The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Animated Film

The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Animated Film

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf One Sunday morning the warm sun came up and… Pop! Out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar. He started to look for some food. On Monday he ate through one apple. But he was […]