|Kalman's illustrated The Elements of Style on my desk. Photo by Carolyn Purnell for our Apartment Therapy house tour.|
Last year, she released a children's book about your favorite president and mine, Honest Abe. It is called Looking at Lincoln, and though I've yet to page through this one, I can almost guarantee that it's wonderful.
|Looking at Lincoln, from Nancy Paulsen books, is available here.|
How do I know? Because Maira Kalman is in love with A. Lincoln, as she made known in a 2009 art essay published in the op-ed section of the New York Times. I fell in love with it then, and am in love with it now:
Read and see the rest of Maira Kalman's In Love with A. Lincoln in the NYT here.
In conclusion, Happy Birthday to two very special people: Abe-y Baby, as my mom would call him, and Liza J.
Lots of love.