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We’ve Moved!

The Curled Up With A Book blog is now at http://curledupwithabook.com. Come visit for more altered books, beautiful libraries, and book gadgets. Hope to see you soon!

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BookBook

The BookBook is hardback leather case designed for MacBook and MacBook Pro, making your laptop look like an old  book. See Twelve South for more info on the BookBook. I first saw the Book Book mentioned here. What a fun way to protect your Mac!

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Uris Library Stacks

Uris Library Stacks at Cornell, by Eflon on flickr.

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Another beautiful library. This one is of the Benedictine Monastery of Ripoll, and was taken by Reinante el Pintor.

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Everyone’s talking about Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak, which has been adapted and directed by Spike Jonze. Where the Wild Things Are Poster

Where The Wild Things Are poster for sale for $14.5o at 123posters.com

But, I’m actually more excited about another upcoming movie that has been adapted from a beloved children’s book–Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox! I love this book. The stop-motion film is directed by Wes Anderson and features the voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, and Jason Schwartzman.

This first edition copy of the Fantastic Mr Fox book, with Tony Ross’ illustrations, is available at The Wee Web

Fantastic Mr Fox

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I’m so happy to have discovered Book City Jackets on design*sponge this week. These new artist edition covers by Eveline Tarunadjaja, Morgan Blair and Matthew Caputo are great.

tiger

whale whisperer

king birds

I also like these ones, from another series:

fiction

favorite

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card-catalog-generatorI love this nifty card catalog generator on Blyberg.net, which lets you make your own library catalog cards. Just fill in the Call Number, Title, Card Text, and other “scribbles,”  then click “Make It!” and presto, you’ve got your own cards.

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