Chosen Books

Invited designers and commentators have chosen these as the books that inspire them and that have shaped their worldview or their ideas about design.
36 books
Charlotte’s Web White, E. B. et al. Comments:
A Child’s Christmas in Wales Thomas, Dylan
The Velvet Room Snyder, Zilpha Keatley
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? Seuss, Dr.
Green Eggs and Ham Seuss, Dr.
Horton Hears a Who! Seuss, Dr.
The Black Corsair (Il corsaro nero) Salgari, Emilio
Curious George Rey, H. A.
Curious George Rides a Bike Rey, H. A.
Sparkle and Spin: A Book About Words Rand, Ann et al.
It’s Like This, Cat Neville, Emily Cheney
Nella Notte Buia (In the Darkness of the Night) Munari, Bruno
Nella Nebbia di Milano (In the Fog of Milan) Munari, Bruno
Winnie the Pooh Milne, A. A.
The Story of Ferdinand Leaf, Munro
Henri’s Walk to Paris Klein, Leonore et al.
Max in Hollywood, Baby Kalman, Maira
What Pete Ate Kalman, Maira
Harold and the Purple Crayon Johnson, Crockett
Tintin in Tibet Hergé,
A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Tanglewood Tales Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Dot for Short Friedman, Frieda
Harriet the Spy Fitzhugh, Louise
The Missing Boy Dell, Joan
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More Dahl, Roald
Schellen-Ursli: A Bell for Ursli Chönz, Selina et al.
The Little Golden Book of Words Chambers, Selma Lola
Alice in Wonderland: Illustrated by Ralph Steadman Carroll, Lewis
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Carroll, Lewis
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Carle, Eric
A Christmas Memory Capote, Truman
Beyond the Pawpaw Trees Brown, Palmer
Miss Piggy’s Guide to Life Beard, Henry
Les contes du chat perché Aymé, Marcel
The Red Shoes Andersen, Hans Christian
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