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April 26, 2009 6:10 PM   Subscribe

Maira Kalman, illustrator, author, artist, and designer, visited the United States Supreme Court. She recounts her experience and shares her reflections in this wonderfully illustrated blog.
posted by New Frontier (9 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite
That was very beautiful.
posted by Ms. Saint at 6:35 PM on April 26, 2009

Yay! (I've never had an imaginary best friend, but now I'm thinking it's a good idea and wondering whether Ruth Bader Ginsburg can be my imaginary best friend too.)
posted by anotherpanacea at 6:46 PM on April 26, 2009 [1 favorite]

That was great. I kept thinking, "I wish she would do a children's book -- I'd love to get it for my daughter." Then I read here little bio where it talks about her dozen children's books!
posted by Rock Steady at 8:11 PM on April 26, 2009

Totally fantastic. Kalman is truly gifted in her ability to show people the world as she sees it with her own eyes.
posted by hermitosis at 10:29 PM on April 26, 2009

Yeah, that was terrific. Thanks for posting it.
posted by languagehat at 5:36 AM on April 27, 2009

This is a children's book for adults, and I loved it. I'm gonna have my computer show me it AGAIN!
posted by Slap*Happy at 5:50 AM on April 27, 2009

I enjoyed the heck out of that, thanks!
posted by marxchivist at 5:54 AM on April 27, 2009

Just last week my GF said "Let's go to D.C. and tour the Supreme Court."
I sent her this link. I'm hoping that'll satisfy her.
I suspect it won't.
posted by Floydd at 10:17 AM on April 27, 2009

I almost missed this. Maira Kalman is one of our favourite kids books authors. Insightful, brilliant. Thanks!
posted by hamfisted at 9:10 AM on April 28, 2009

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