June 10, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Once more guest poster David Jacobson has returned to give us the 411 on international works of children's literature that you undoubtedly have NOT encountered before.
April 12, 2016 by Betsy Bird
A lot to say and so little time to say it. Let’s get started! Today, if you are at all feeling blue, I suggest you read The Toast piece Jaya Catches Up: A Little Princess which is a killer breakdown of what is inarguably a problematic book. The Marie Antoinette portions are particularly choice. […]
February 29, 2016 by Betsy Bird
Happy Leap Day! Unlike Leap Day William here I have no candy to bestow upon the weeping children of the world, but I do have some keen links. First and foremost, this old newspaper article (possibly The New York Times) courtesy of Andrew Fairweather. It’s a little difficult to read here but it says, “THE […]
August 15, 2011 by Betsy Bird
Though I mentioned it yesterday, I was pleased as punch to discover the recent winners of the Society of Illustrator’s Original Art. The Gold? It went to a plucky (and very good) little nonfiction title by the name of Witches! The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem, both written and illustrated by Rosalyn Schanzer. […]
November 13, 2010 by Betsy Bird
Matt doesn’t blog on Saturdays. And to be fair, I’m not certain that the average reader is as interested in blogs on the weekend as they might be during the week. That said, I know a fair number of you are librarians and that a fair number of you are also probably stuck at work […]
by Colby Sharp
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
Good Comics for Kids
by Lori Henderson
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