The Classroom Bookshelf
May 26, 2021 by Betsy Bird
If you are looking for a book chock full of nursery rhymes, both familiar and un, you really can’t go wrong with what Rosen and Riddell have just cooked up.
March 16, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Nothing! Kate gets introduced to Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury for the very first time. We take a deep dive into the bear's motives here. Amongst other things.
December 16, 2015 by Betsy Bird
A Great Big Cuddle: Poems for the Very Young By Michael Rosen Illustrated by Chris Riddell Candlewick Press $19.99 ISBN: 978076368116 Ages 0-4 On shelves now. Did you know that, generally speaking, Europeans have absolutely no interest in the works of Dr. Seuss? It’s true. For years his works have been untranslatable (though great inroads […]
September 15, 2013 by Betsy Bird
I forget how many years ago it was, but in the not so distant past (I’m going to go out on a limb and say it was 2009) I had the pleasure of hosting children’s author and storyteller Carman Agra Deedy in my Children’s Center. Talk about a storyteller! She will hold you riveted from […]
August 1, 2013 by Betsy Bird
Fusenews Fusenews Fusey Oozy Fusenews Fusenews Fusenews Eat it up . . . . YUM!* Oh we are high spirits here in New York now that the weather has cooled down a tad. So let’s keep the party going strong. It’s news time! Undoubtedly many of you encountered the recent New York Times article “I’m […]
January 30, 2011 by Betsy Bird
I was pleased as punch when author/illustrator Stephen Savage told me that he’d like to film part of his book trailer for Where’s Walrus? in my children’s room at the main branch of New York Public Library. If you’ve ever wondered what the interior of my children’s room looks like, this is a pretty good […]
November 28, 2010 by Betsy Bird
I may have mentioned in my National Book Award post that Jon Scieszka presented an award to Joan Ganz Cooney with the help of none other than Elmo himself. Well, thanks to the quick thinking of Rocco Staino, we have evidence that this event did indeed occur. Behold! It’s Elmo’s/Jon’s World. I’d sing the theme […]
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Mary Ann Cappiello
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
Enter your email address below to receive notifications of new blog posts by email.