Honestly, there just aren’t that many picture books that allude to Herman Melville’s short stories. Lucky for us, now there is one--"Bartleby Speaks!"

Robin Cruise provides readers with an enchanting and humorous take on Melville’s “Bartleby the Scrivener,” a character who was famous for “preferring not to” do pretty much anything he was asked.  In Cruise’s book, Bart...


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