September 18, 2023 by Betsy Bird
It seemed only fitting to me that since last week's podcast episode dealt so directly with the beginnings of life, why not focus on the end this time around?
October 31, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Judith Viorst proves once more that she's a fan of extra long titles. After much discussion we decide an accurate title should have been MY MOM IS GASLIGHTING ME. Come see why!
August 9, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Could you publish a book today, originally, where a sibling relationship is anything other than sunshine and roses by its end? Kate and I consider the recently re-published I'll Fix Anthony.
April 23, 2018 by Betsy Bird
After promising Kate that we’d do a book by a lady, I had to determine the best possible choice. My idea was to look on my old Top 100 Picture Books Poll and see who the top women on there were. #1? Margaret Wise Brown. #2 was Judith Viorst and this book. You know, you […]
June 18, 2012 by Betsy Bird
#8 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst, illustrated by Ray Cruz (1972) 120 points We all have bad days—even in Australia. – Heather Christensen Of all the books out there that deal with schadenfreude, none do it quite so well as Alexander. Now there’s a kid who just […]
July 31, 2010 by Betsy Bird
I must say, I was more than impressed by the sheer wealth of great children’s poets weighing in on yesterday’s post about the conspicuous lack of an ALSC poetry award. Today, we shall switch gears and instead start off the day with a fine little . . . New Blog Alert: I’ve decided that I […]
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