September 11th, 2012
Mornings have been a bit quiet in the Children’s Department lately, what with school starting a couple weeks ago. We still see a lot of babies and toddlers, especially for Tiny Tales, but we miss seeing all the school-age children wandering through the stacks!
Over at his blog, designer Daniel Gray has highlighted this New Yorker cover by Chris Ware that captures what many parents and children are sure to have experienced with school starting again. He has this to say about Ware:

I can’t think of any other artist (in any medium) who so succinctly captures the peculiarities of modern family life, from the shifting role of fatherhood to the ubiquitous glowing screen of the always-online parent.

Click here for more amazing covers—they’re definitely worth seeing.
(Also, how Missoula is that tandem bicycle? I’m seeing those everywhere lately.)

Mornings have been a bit quiet in the Children’s Department lately, what with school starting a couple weeks ago. We still see a lot of babies and toddlers, especially for Tiny Tales, but we miss seeing all the school-age children wandering through the stacks!

Over at his blog, designer Daniel Gray has highlighted this New Yorker cover by Chris Ware that captures what many parents and children are sure to have experienced with school starting again. He has this to say about Ware:

I can’t think of any other artist (in any medium) who so succinctly captures the peculiarities of modern family life, from the shifting role of fatherhood to the ubiquitous glowing screen of the always-online parent.

Click here for more amazing covers—they’re definitely worth seeing.

(Also, how Missoula is that tandem bicycle? I’m seeing those everywhere lately.)

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