100 Scope Notes
December 11, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Come check out an array of photography. There are scientific texts and contemplations on age. There are bunnies, foxes, and baby chicks. Enjoy!
August 6, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Deftly capturing the majesty, mystery, and downright good looks of foxes, this book is a rarity. Photographs galore highlight the mysterious world of the fox.
June 1, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Author Natasha Tarpley discusses the awesomely rendered, photographic sensation THE ME I CHOOSE TO BE and why we need it now more than ever.
May 19, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Photography and difficult skunks are the name of the game. I talk with legends Jeanne Birdsall and Jane Dyer about their newest venture and teeny tiny props.
December 12, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Today all forms of photography have their place here. That means that if the art in the book mixes traditional media and photos or it's a nonfiction work or uses photographed models, they all belong.
December 12, 2019 by Betsy Bird
You'll find in this list that I have a fairly broad definition of what constitutes "photography". By my thinking, it doesn't matter if it's a Getty Image or Nonfiction or Photoshopped or of models and silhouettes. If the book relies on the art of photography in any manner, it has a home on today's list.
December 14, 2018 by Betsy Bird
Every year I try to keep an eye out for any children's book that gives ample attention to photographs in some way. Thanks to advances in technology and printing, it's never been easier to make books with photographic images. Yet despite this, few come out. Today's list is a small one, but I'm grateful that each and every single one of these books exists.
September 7, 2018 by Betsy Bird
Years ago at NYPL I had the pleasure of hosting a panel, as part of my Children’s Literary Salon series, that I’d been looking forward to doing for years. Back in my college days I was convinced that I had a future as a photographer. That plan didn’t pan out (my technical skills with a […]
December 14, 2017 by Betsy Bird
Well, folks, I’m sick. Sick as a dog. Sick as a dog on a log in a bog (I think I’ve been writing up picture books too long). Fortunately, and by complete coincidence, today’s post is going to be an easy one. Folks that know me well are aware that there was a time when, […]
March 23, 2017 by Betsy Bird
It is difficult to pin down the first time I became aware of the work of Marc Aronson. The likelihood is that it occurred when I read his books. Or was it his work as an Assistant Teaching Professor in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University? How about his support of international […]
100 Scope Notes
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