MORE 'FUSE-8-N-KATE' POSTS
"If your book makes fun of a speech impediment, maybe don't write that book." Many is the school that has used Hooway for Wodney Wat as an anti-bullying text. We show just how twisted that logic really is.
Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present by Charlotte Zolotow, ill. Maurice Sendak
"The Secret Garden meets Donnie Darko". A human-sized, walking on his legs Bunnyman accompanies a young girl and things get weird. We consider one of Sendak's lesser known titles.
Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Robert L. May, ill. Denver Gillen
It's a Christmas miracle! We're talking Rudolph, written by Evanston native Robert L. May. And . . . it rhymes.
Joseph and the amazingly not technical overcoat is here! We may have missed Hanukkah but we can at least right a great wrong by featuring this Simms Taback beauty.
If you'd like to hear two daughters ribbing their mom, this is the podcast episode for YOU! Our mother joins us today to discuss Donald Hall's Caldecott winner.
Peak Pinkney! After his recent death, I wanted to do a book with Kate that paid homage to Jerry Pinkney. What better than a look at his longstanding love of fairy tales?
More questions are raised than answered in this latest episode of Fuse 8 n' Kate and that's okay. We return to the world of Curious George with all its peculiarities.
"Best friends slash he's an appliance." Today author Ian Lendler joins us for a discussion of one of Tomie dePaola's lesser known titles. If you like juicy butts and David Lynch-esque dream sequences, you are in luck!
Alas for Kate, we are doing a THIRD witch and broom-related picture book in a row. I'm in a witch rut! I can only do witches!!
"If this really is the ghost of the broom, I hope it hacks the men to pieces!" We're discussing another Chris Van Allsburg Halloween title and this one has a real creep factor AND heart as well.