December 28, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Today Kate and I talk invasive species, seed bombing, how nice it is to read a book that doesn't call a single woman a spinster, and why it is that Maine loves its children's book creators more than any other state.
November 5, 2017 by Betsy Bird
Happy news, neighborinos! Today I bring unto you a video from BookFest, a yearly celebration of children’s literature hosted (these days) by Bank Street College of Education. Kidlit TV recorded almost the entire thing live and then put it on air. This year I had the honor of moderating a panel discussion with funny folks […]
November 24, 2013 by Betsy Bird
Happy Video Sunday to you! I’m pleased to report that I had so many delightful videos today that I had to save some for an upcoming weekend. Woo-hoo! So I’ve been pretty unaware of this Movies in Real Life series the improv folks started. More fool I since they created a pretty realistic Harry Potter […]
June 15, 2012 by Betsy Bird
#13 Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney (1982) 79 points This is such a great lesson book without being preachy. I remember my 20 year old son coming home and telling me all about this book after his teacher read it in class. I didn’t have the heart to tell him that I knew all about […]
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