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by Maria Popova A labor of love nearly two years in the making. In the summer of 2011, I chanced upon a lovely Italian edition of a little-known, playful short story young Mark Twain had written in 1865 at age of 30, with Victorian-scrapbook-inspired artwork by celebrated Russian-born children's book illustrator Vladimir Radunsky, mischievously encouraging girls to think independently rather than blindly obey rules and social mores.
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RT @CorrieFrancis: Not all sugar and spice. "@brainpicker: Advice to Little Girls – Mark Twain's little-known, lovely children's book, http://t.co/Qq80GpMyEI"

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