January 26, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Today we consider a picture book that will convince you that while the state of the world may go up in flames shortly, at least the state of some contemporary and current picture books is just fine.
November 11, 2019 by Betsy Bird
We’d not done a Pinkwater book before, and this is a heckuva way to begin. It’s a glorious celebration of disappointing the homeowner’s associations of the world. It also apparently has to do with Nickelodeon, how to keep a pet alligator, and magical mystery lemonade.
April 26, 2012 by Betsy Bird
Ain’t he just the sweetest thing? Author/illustrator Aaron Zenz recently wrote just the loveliest ode to his four top favorite children’s literary blogs, and then went and created original art for each. In my case he created this little Fuse guy (or possibly Fuse gal) based on the bright yellow Fuse you see at the […]
January 20, 2011 by Betsy Bird
The year: Somewhere between 1984-1989. Thereabouts. The place: Kalamazoo, Michigan. Home of Gibson Guitars, celery, taxicab production, etc. This may turn out to be important. The mystery: So I’m watching what must have been PBS during the day. Possibly over the summer, since I was a school aged child at this time and the only […]
by Steven Engelfried
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
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