MORE 'UNEXPECTED-JOLTS-OF-CHILDRENS-LITERATURE' POSTS
To tide you over, and fill your days with visions of sweet books, it's time for another edition of Unexpected Jolts of Children's Literature! The adult world is keen, but it's also filled with books that have something to do with literature for kids. Here then is the latest crop of books with a very specific bent.
Let's have a round of Unexpected Jolts of Children's Literature! You know the rules. If I run across a piece of literature or entertainment meant for adults but involving children's books in some way, I shall mention it here. Eh voila! Consider the following.
As you may know, my day job is as a librarian but not, as it happens, a librarian of children's literature specifically. A lot of days I spend my time sorting through all the new releases for adults (horrors!). But since my heart is firmly ensconced in the world of books for kids, I always note when a book has some connection to literature for the young. Today, I'd like to introduce you to six 2019 titles that may be worth noting.
You know the drill. In my day job as a Collection Development Manager I spend my time looking at, and subsequently purchasing, books for adults. As a result, I come across books that have distinct children’s literature connections, but in unexpected ways. Today we’ll consider three books with odd ties to the field I know […]
Now that we're done with the award announcement delights of the 2018 season, I'd say it was high time to start thinking about something completely different. And what could be more different than cases where adult books mention children's books and children's book creators in some way? In my travels I ran across the following books. Keep your eyes peeled for them in the coming months!
By night I blog as a children’s literature groupie, but by day I am mild mannered Betsy Bird, Collection Development Manager of Evanston Public Library, responsible for purchasing all the latest books for adults. Odd, no? But while you might be able to take the girl off of the blog you can never truly take […]