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Barefoot Books is a small house based in Cambridge, Mass., that publishes children’s book. As of this week, you can call it “The Mouse that Roared.” The people who run Barefoot Books are frustrated with the business practices of...
The Baltimore SunHappy Boxing Day! If you haven't tipped your coachman, be sure to pull a few shillings from behind your ascot, then send him off to spend the day with his brood. With most people still out of the office, online trends are leaning toward what movie to...
Elaine Reck was minding her own business, standing in the cashier line at FAO Schwarz waiting to buy a stuffed gorilla. It was the morning of Dec. 14, 1995, and she wasn't paying much attention to anything until the customer in front of her handed the...
Ancient Roman iridescent glass dug up in Israel is now being featured in modern jewelry. One of the jewelry designers told viewers of a late-night shopping channel that the thin layer of iridescence called "patina" was taken from the ancient glass and...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Maurice Sendak didn’t think of himself as a children’s author, but as a writer who told the truth about childhood. “I like interesting people and kids are really interesting people,” he explained to The...
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He had already been proclaimed "the Picasso of children's books" by Time magazine when Maurice Sendak, then in his 30s, wrote and illustrated "Where the Wild Things Are," a dark fantasy that became one of the 10 bestselling children's books of all time....
The Hero ComplexSusan King writes about classic Hollywood for the Los Angeles Times (and now for Hero Complex) and has interviewed many of the giants of cinema and pop culture over the decades. She says one of the more memorable encounters was......
Money & CompanyStoried toy retailer FAO Schwarz, which struggled for years to compete with larger toy giants before being bought last year by Toys R Us, is making a comeback of sorts this holiday season. The brand will open about 10 pop-up......
Money & CompanyAmerican Apparel Inc. said Friday that it had received a letter from the New York Stock Exchange granting the troubled Los Angeles company an extension to file its quarterly report till Nov. 15. Discount chain 99 Cents Only Stores Inc.......
Money & Company-- Ready or not, the biggest shopping day of the year is almost upon us. Millions of Americans plan to shop on the day after Thanksgiving, better known as Black Friday. According to a survey by the National Retail Federation,......
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