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Eleven years ago I wrote an article for School Library Journal which ended up sporting the title Betsy Goes to Bologna: Why attend the world’s largest children’s book fair? In the piece I explained why this international rights fair is worth a trip, should you ever wish to plan a truly unique vacation. I was […]
Some folks fantasize about starting their own bookstore. Me? My fantasy is starting my own publishing company. Come check out what I'd do!
Are you a fan of "kids' books that inspire a love of nature & action for planet Earth" for children between the ages of 3-10? Then meet the newest award in town: The Blueberry!
Ellen Myrick of Myrick Marketing & Media gave me a rundown on some books from the 29 or so publishers she represents. Come see what Spring 2022 is all about!
For the first in a long time I've a publisher preview for you. It's Levine Querido and we're taking a peek at their spring 2022 season.
If I care too much about the placement of knitting needles in children's books, would you call me "knit-picky"? Or would you simply kill me for that terrible pun? Today I celebrate the people who draw with care, and sob over those that don't.
Which last books by authors and illustrators are worth reading? I look at some of the creators we lost recently and consider their final books.
TIME has released its "100 Best YA Books of All Time". So why are so many books on the list meant for younger readers?
We Need Diverse Books is phasing out the term #OwnVoices. What does that mean for libraries and catalogs where we want to specify creators in our records?
A collection of virtual summer camps with a literary focus for your perusal this year.