April 19, 2022 by Betsy Bird
The picture book Endlessly Ever After by Laurel Snyder (out everywhere today!!) not only combines the Choose Your Own Adventure format and applies it to fairy tales, but it is also sumptuously illustrated by Caldecott Award winner and general nice fellow Dan Santat. Come listen to the creators discuss it!
July 11, 2017 by Betsy Bird
Orphan Island Laurel Snyder Walden Pond Press (an imprint of Harper Collins) $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-06-244343-4 Ages 9-12 On shelves now *spoiler alert on the whole darn review, basically* I spend more time than I’d like thinking about what makes a person and how that person is an entirely new creation at different stages of life. […]
March 13, 2017 by Betsy Bird
Charlie & Mouse By Laurel Snyder Illustrated by Emily Hughes Chronicle Books $14.99 ISBN: 978-1-4521-3153-5 Ages 6-9 On shelves April 11th Only the jaded should write reviews of children’s books. Oh, it makes sense! Think about it. Children’s books are where the saccharine and overblown and overbearing go to die. Things that wouldn’t cut it […]
August 28, 2011 by Betsy Bird
First and foremost this glorious Video Sunday, I would like to offer a great big happy birthday to none other than the master of all things video related, Mr. Schu. You may know him as the fellow that took that most excellent children’s literary road trip across the States or who runs the web’s best […]
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