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It begins! I split today's list into books for babies on the one hand and toddler/preschoolers on the other. Enjoy these beautiful board books today
It’s almost time for my annual contribution to capitalism. Thaaaaaat's right! December comes tomorrow and that marks the start of my 31 Days, 31 Lists sequence!
The psychedelic 60s never looked so good. I talk with creators Charles R. Smith Jr. and Edel Rodriguez about their joint work on the latest Jimi Hendrix biography.
"If you think you are too small to make a difference, you haven't spent a night with a mosquito." I indulge in a deep dive interview with the creators behind the best book of proverbs published for children in years.
Waka T. Brown fills her latest book with all the pathos, yearning, frustrations, and humor you might find in a middle grade novel. The important difference? It’s all true. It’s all real. It’s all enthralling.
A throwback. A sign of picture books to come. In the end, it’s just one of the best books of the year. Here’s hoping there’s more Little Witch Hazel in our future.
How do you write a bio of someone who was never actually alive? An impressive bio of a symbol that retains her importance even today.
Now that fall has fallen, I'm looking through the Newbery and Caldecott contenders, trying to see into the heads of the committees and figure out what they'll pick!
Today, I am delighted to present to you Evanston Public Library's 100 Great Books for Kids list of 2021. Are your favorites here? Better check it out and see.