Collective Noun Animals Tea Towel #2
A hum of bumblebees, a piddle of puppies, a pounce of cats, a drift of sheep, and more, on a hand-screened unbleached cotton tea towel featuring 15 wonderfully evocative nouns, illustrated.
Giglio All-Occasion Wrapping Paper
Traditional Florentine lily pattern, printed on cream paper, inspired by Renaissance motifs. With metallic gold ink accents.
Florentina All-Occasion Wrapping Paper
Traditional Florentine Renaissance motif of scrolling leaves and flowers printed on cream paper, with metallic gold ink accents.
Shakespeare's Flowers Playing Cards
Each card has an illustration of a flower, herb, or tree from a work of Shakespeare, the plant’s common and Latin name, and a companion quote.
Shakespeare Cocktail Napkins
"Good company, good wine, good welcome can make good people"—Henry VIII (I, iv). One hundred paper napkins; 25 each of four quotes and four designs
Sky is Filled With Stars Necklace
"The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day"—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The last line of one of his most famous poems, stamped on two slender pendants of 14 kt gold vermeil.
Cheerful Thoughts Little Book and Envelope
Small letterpress book, "For the Robust, the Ragged, and the Recuperating,” conceived as an alternative to Get Well cards, with 80 insightful and humorous quotes.
Hungry Caterpillar Socks
Four pairs of baby/toddler socks based on Eric Carle’s classic book. The four pairs mix and match, so if one sock is lost, its “partner” works with the others.
Beatrix Potter 24-Piece Panoramic Floor Puzzle
Panoramic image of Tom Kitten’s Garden offers one charming detail after another: kittens and mice, moles and robins, a pig in a top hat, not to mention Peter Rabbit.
Edward Gorey Raining Cats and Dogs Umbrella
Gorey's whimsical drawings of cats and dogs have been painstakingly digitally rebuilt on this sturdy auto-open umbrella.
Wild and Free T-shirt
"All good things are wild and free." -Henry David Thoreau. From one of the most famous Trancendentalist essays, "Walking."
Shakespeare’s Flowers Silk Scarf
Colorful design includes wildflowers and herbs from "A Midsummer Night's Dream, " as well as the beautiful line that names them: “I know a bank where the wild thyme blows..."
Literary Witches: A 70-card Deck and Guidebook
A 70-card oracle deck, featuring 30 prominent female writers from throughout history; each author represents several traits for the players to reflect on.
Book of Hours Silk Chiffon Scarf
The sumptuous imagery is based on illustrations found in copies of the medieval manuscripts; the motifs are printed in the opulent colors used in those works.
Time Spent Reading Is Never Wasted Mug
Heirloom quality bone china mug decorated with Quentin Blake’s storytelling dragon reading to children, with the reminder: “Time spent reading is never wasted.”
Midsummer Toddler Tee
"And though she be but little, she is fierce!" 6-12 mo onesie, 12-18 mo tee, 18-24 mo tee and 2T tee
Edward Gorey’s Fantod Pack
The Fantod Pack is a so-called "oracle deck"—a humorous, more free-wheeling version of a traditional Tarot set.
221B Baker Street Mystery Game
221B Baker Street is the London address of the world's most celebrated fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his devoted companion, Dr. Watson. In this game you start at 221B and travel through the streets and alleys of Victorian London gathering clues while attempting to solve twenty original Sherlock Holmes adventures written especially for this game.
Sherlock Holmes 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Part of the fun of working on this panoramic puzzle is discovering many iconic scenes from the Sherlock Holmes adventures referenced in the illustration.
Sentence Diagrams of Great Literary Openers
“I really do not know that anything has ever been more exciting than diagramming sentences.” —Gertrude Stein
Roman Numeral Birthday Candles
Friends, Romans, celebrants, lend me your ears. Nine silver-trimmed candles per set (good for ages 1 to 89).
This bathtub bard is equally at home in a swimming pool, and a charming addition to a desk or bookshelf. “To quack or not to quack?” is his existential question.
World's Greatest Bookstores: 100 Postcards
100 postcards, 50 illustrations
Edward Gorey Assorted All-occasion Notecards
Ten 5” x 7” notecards, blank inside, with envelopes, one each of 10 designs.
Literary Quotes Cocktail Napkins
One hundred paper napkins, 25 each of four quotes,
Banned Books Matches
Featured titles are: Slaughterhouse-Five, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Black Beauty, Fahrenheit 451, and Song of Solomon.
These minimalist bookend blocks in modern, neutral colors will work in any decorating scheme and not compete with the bright colors of children’s book covers.
Little Things Toddler Tee
“It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.” —Arthur Conan Doyle.
Visionary Women: 100 Literary Art Postcards
SHE is a beautiful boxed set of 100 fine art postcards featuring illustrations inspired by women writers