Children's book museum set to open in Kansas City next year


August 4, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A museum that celebrates a century of children's literature with immersive galleries, dozens of exhibits and a lab to encourage young people to read and write is opening in a Kansas City warehouse next year, according to the artist-driven nonprofit behind the project.

Debbie Pettid, co-founder of Rabbit Hole, said they chose renowned works and sometimes-overlooked titles by authors from diverse backgrounds spanning 1900 to 2000 to fill the 165,000 square foot (15,300 square meter) space just north of downtown, KCUR-FM reported .

Just beyond the two-story front door...

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