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[Ebook] ➬ My Favorite Things ➫ Maira Kalman – Gamegeek-denter.de From Maira Kalman the author of the bestsellers The Principles of Uncertainty and The Elements of Style comes this beautiful pictorial and narrative exploration of the significance of objects in our lFrom Maira Kalman the author of the bestsellers The Principles of Uncertainty and The Elements of Style comes this beautiful pictorial and narrative exploration of the significance of objects in our lives drawn from her personal artifacts recollections and selections from the collection of the Cooper Hewitt National Design MuseumWith than fifty original paintings and featuring bestselling author and illustrator Maira Kalman’s signature handwritten prose My Favorite Things is a poignant and witty.

Meditation on the importance of both quotidian and unusual objects in our culture and private worldsCreated in the same colorful engaging and insightful style as her previous works which have won her fans around the world My Favorite Things features than fifty objects from both the Cooper Hewitt and Kalman’s personal collections the pocket watch Abraham Lincoln was carrying when he was shot original editions of Winnie the Pooh and Alice in Wonderland a handkerchief in memoriam of Queen Victoria.

favorite free things epub My Favorite mobile My Favorite Things MOBIMeditation on the importance of both quotidian and unusual objects in our culture and private worldsCreated in the same colorful engaging and insightful style as her previous works which have won her fans around the world My Favorite Things features than fifty objects from both the Cooper Hewitt and Kalman’s personal collections the pocket watch Abraham Lincoln was carrying when he was shot original editions of Winnie the Pooh and Alice in Wonderland a handkerchief in memoriam of Queen Victoria.

My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite  eBook ¸

My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite eBook ¸ Maira Kalman was born in Tel Aviv and moved to New York with her family at the age of four She has worked as a designer author illustrator and artist for than thirty years without formal training Her work is a narrative journal of her life and all its absurdities She has written and illustrated twelve children's books including Ooh la la Max in Love What Pete Ate and Swami on Rye She

10 thoughts on “My Favorite Things

  1. David Schaafsma David Schaafsma says:

    My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite eBook ¸ favorite free, things epub, My Favorite mobile, My Favorite Things MOBIJulie Andrews singing “My Favorite Things from The Sound of Music which bears no obvious relationship to Maira Kalman’s book again since this song obviously referenced in Kalman’s title is about fighting back the darkness and one’s


  2. Rhode Rhode says:

    My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite eBook ¸ favorite free, things epub, My Favorite mobile, My Favorite Things MOBIMaira Kalman's books and art make me feel rapturous I'm just so glad to be on the same planet and even be the same species as this artist who ju


  3. Elizabeth A Elizabeth A says:

    My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite eBook ¸ favorite free, things epub, My Favorite mobile, My Favorite Things MOBIEvery time I read a book by Maira Kalman I want to invite the author over for tea and crumpets Or maybe a glass of sherry She sees the world in a way that most of us adults lose touch with as we drape ourselves in our serious grownup adult cloaks And our lives are the sadder for it This picture book for adults contains paintings photos and wonderfully quirky text by the author We surround ourselves with objects but how often do we really look a


  4. Julie Ehlers Julie Ehlers says:

    My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite eBook ¸ favorite free, things epub, My Favorite mobile, My Favorite Things MOBIThe Cooper Hewitt Museum in NYC once asked Maira Kalman to do an exhibit based their collection My Favorite Things is the book based on that exhibit The first part is a brief autobiography of Kalman followed by illustrations of her favorite items from the Cooper Hewitt followed by illustrations of Kalman's other favorite things all accompanied by brief bits of text and excerpts from other books This is like a picture book for adults it's a bit hard to review because it's so short But the illustrations are beautiful and the text is lovely like poetry Kalman always has a remarkable ability to fit a lot of meaning into a small space


  5. Michael Berman Michael Berman says:

    My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite eBook ¸ favorite free, things epub, My Favorite mobile, My Favorite Things MOBIA charming moving book that purports to be about the beauty and elegance of things taken from the Cooper Hewitt museum the author's life and memory but is really about love loss and life


  6. Xueqiang Xueqiang says:

    My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite eBook ¸ favorite free, things epub, My Favorite mobile, My Favorite Things MOBIHere ordinary inanimate objects come to life as they become imbued with personal memories


  7. Laura Aldous Laura Aldous says:

    My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite eBook ¸ favorite free, things epub, My Favorite mobile, My Favorite Things MOBIGlorious and wonderful A pictorial playful and personal book that swallows you up Yay


  8. Kate Kate says:

    My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite eBook ¸ favorite free, things epub, My Favorite mobile, My Favorite Things MOBIBeautiful art and writing as always but I found the subject matter to be a little hollow compared to her other work


  9. DeB MaRtEnS DeB MaRtEnS says:

    My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite eBook ¸ favorite free, things epub, My Favorite mobile, My Favorite Things MOBII adore Maira Kalman and was thrilled to be able to purchase her newest lovely graphic novel Special whimsical funny delightful


  10. Cat Cat says:

    My Favorite Things MOBI ✓ My Favorite eBook ¸ favorite free, things epub, My Favorite mobile, My Favorite Things MOBIA student gave me this book as a gift and I am so grateful he did not only because I loved it but also because Kalman's rhapsodic quirkiness will now forever be married in my mind with this student's wit aestheticism and eclectic memory and imagination The student and Kalman share the feeling that objects are luminous beyond themselves not only because they attest to the lives of people who came before us and thus in some way both memorialize and undercut their loss but also because they attest to the wonderful in the original sense of filled with wonder wackiness of the human condition the strangeness of a world that would invent flamboyant hats Flamboyancy becomes both a way of resisting mortality she collects photographs of dandies and of angels walking away from the camera and also a way of acknowledging its power by throwing the gauntlet usually a ruffled brightly colored gauntlet Kalman interweaves her family history ornate Sabbat dinners


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