Old School - Thao Lam
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Old School

Old School

I have been spoiled rotten. Take a look what my friend Kahori gave me: Six little books, and from the looks of it, they were well loved. None of the books are dated so I can’t tell when they were printed, but judging by their delicate condition, these books are really old. The pages are torn, stained, and crumbling, but the charming illustrations still shine through. Tanned by age, the pages of these books hold pen and ink drawings with an occasional colour illustration mixed in. There is no acknowledgment of authorship nor is there any indication who the illustrator is.

These books have survived countless hands. I am curious about their history, their journey into my possession, and lives of children who held these books. I am looking forward to sharing these with the next generation of readers. Keep reading…