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Nize Baby: Gross Exaggerations, written and illustrated by Milt Gross. George H. Doran Company, 1926. Hardcover. 207 pp. Inspired by the author's Bronx upbringing, this antic period piece looks at life in a New York City tenement building. Tall tales, malapropisms and jokey stories in Yiddish dialect. References to Cholly Chaplin, carpet sweepers, pickled herring, bowling alley pin-boys and more.
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From East Coast attics to Midwest rumpus rooms, Dr. Carrot ferrets out charming vintage tomes on travel and cooking, fashion and art, nature and nurture, and most prized of all, illustrated children's books. Coming from a long line of publishers, authors, literacy teachers and diarists, Dr. Carrot's passionate love of reading was genetically pre-determined.
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