November 1, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Today, let's look at some recent and upcoming publications. Each one has something to say about kidlit (so to speak). Each and every last one has a point of view. But which are the good ones? We shall see . . .
May 15, 2012 by Betsy Bird
#91 Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren (1950) 21 points This book has such childlike exuberance. Pippi is someone we’d talk about as if we knew her. (“And she sleeps with her feet on the pillow!”) This is a child-sized tall tale. – Sondra Eklund Pippi, I am pleased to report, is the first book on […]
November 18, 2011 by Betsy Bird
I hope you all took the time to notice the magnificent One Shot World Tour: City Living conducted by any number of our best bloggers in the biz. I had every intention of participating and then lost my head. Fortunately there are folks out there far more reliable than myself for this kind of thing. […]
June 27, 2011 by Betsy Bird
This may have to qualify for this month’s Best Thing Ever. You know Jon Scieszka? Great guy. Has two kids as it happens. Casey and Jake. Good guys. Adults. Now along with Steven Weinberg (who wrote To Timbuktu with Casey) the trio has created Diary of a Manly Kid. Pretty much what it sounds like […]
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