December 16, 2019 by Betsy Bird
A fan of poems? On this list we've classic poets re-illustrated, first timers, funny poems, deeply meaningful ones, poems that tie into the moon landing, nursery rhymes, and many many more. There's something for everyone on today's list. Don't believe me? See for yourself
September 18, 2019 by Betsy Bird
You want something high class and snazzy? You know who to turn to. Today I sit down (virtually) with Marilyn Singer and I pull no punches, people! Good thing I really like today's book.
August 29, 2019 by Betsy Bird
By my thinking you can never have enough nonsense taking up residence in a human brain. Calef Brown's latest just proves it.
May 31, 2019 by Betsy Bird
Do you remember that scene in Orlando by Virginia Woolf where a bunch of witty people are in a room saying witty things and then Alexander Pope walks in and says three things so devastatingly witty that he just destroys everything? That’s what happens when Climbing Shadows gets paired alongside other collections of poetry. Smart. Honestly heartfelt. Utterly beautiful to look at. See the bar? Yeah. It just got raised.
May 7, 2019 by Betsy Bird
Gather round me, ye children. I know we're in May, but poetry can shine every day of the year if it wants to. This is all the new good stuff. You know you wanna know what's worthy.
March 6, 2019 by Betsy Bird
Simler has previously wowed American audience with such books as Plume and the magnificent The Blue Hour. Now, thanks in part to the elegant translation by Sarah Ardizzone, she has crafted a new kind of bedtime book. One rooted in poetry, dreams, seasons, fuzzy noses, lilting words, and a type of scratch art never before made possible.
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Denise Davila
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
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