Teen Librarian Toolbox
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.
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 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, […]
December 14, 2016 by Betsy Bird
When I was in college I temporarily rejected my natural inclinations to be a librarian (an occupation I dismissed as boring and nightmarishly appealing) and decided I would become a photographer. So got a B.A. with a concentration in Fine Arts – Photography. And what I learned from my stint as an architectural/portrait/sports photographer was […]
November 29, 2014 by Betsy Bird
Lulu & Pip By Nina Gruener Photography by Stephanie Rausser Cameron & Company $18.95 ISBN: 978-1-937359-60-7 Ages 3-7 On shelves now To what do we credit the distinct increase in children’s books containing photography this year? I posed that very question to a group of children’s book photographers not that long ago and the answers […]
August 6, 2014 by Betsy Bird
As per usual there are some Wild Things links I’d love to share today. Lemme see here . . . Well we got a real stunner of a review over at Chapter 16. That’s some good and gorgeous stuff going down there. Phil Nel called us “Punchy, lively, and carefully researched.” The blog The […]
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