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Downloadable Books From CDR
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In 2006 I self-published my first book, Sleepyheads. It was a book of simple drawings of people with their eyes closed that I had encountered on the subway, while making my way from Brooklyn into Manhattan for work every morning. I made one hundred copies. I sold some, gave some away, and ended up printing another hundred. They’re all gone now, as well as the four other books that I’ve put out since.

Now, thanks to the miracles of technology, I can make these out-of-print books available as downloadable PDFs. So, I did. I’m very excited to share that you can now get yourself fresh digital copies of all six of my books over at my site. I know that they won’t have that smell of printed ink, but hopefully they’ll still make you think or… better yet, smile.

Cheers,

— CDR

Everything You Need Can Grow
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Way back in 2009 I published a small book as a part of a solo show I had at Rare Device in San Francisco. Everything You Need Can Grow takes its title from from Teenage Fanclub’s “Stars & Planets” and illustrates the end of a long, lonely and cold winter. At the show, the book sat along aside the thirty-eight original watercolors used to illustrate the story.

Yesterday, I happened to notice the last few copies sitting on my shelf and I realized that I had never truly shared the story online. So, why not now?

I have added the book in its entirety to my website, here. I hope you enjoy it. Please feel free to send me your reviews and critiques.

And, here is a little experiment where I tried to set the books images to Mojave 3′s “Bluebird of Happiness”. I thought the song (a personal favorite) just fit and wanted to see how it flowed. I like how it turned out although I wish I could REALLY animate it.

— CDR

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Baker’s Notes ~ 4 Pack & Issue No. 4
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We’re always so thrilled to help the team at Scratch Baking Co. put together a new issue of Baker’s Notes. This new issue, Issue No. 4, has a whopping 23 cookie recipes included. It’s an amazing gift for a cookie-lover. And for a limited time Scratch is offering a 4-Pack Special which arrives all wrapped up for the holidays.

As always thanks to the good folks at Scratch for letting us collaborate with you on Baker’s Notes. Love you guys!

— More & Co.

Lucky Number Five
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A gift for More & Co. blog readers only ………..
The next FIVE people to order a 3191Q Subscription will not only get Issue No. 9 + 3191Q Notebook (along with Issues 10, 11 & 12 in 2013) but also a back issue of the no-longer-available Quarterly Issue No. 5 (see pics of the issue here). **Be sure to mention “More & Co.” in the special instructions area when ordering and we’ll let you know if you were one of the lucky five.**

— MAV

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