April 22, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Ms. Milford’s skills have at last come together to produce her magnum opus. I’ll tell you true – there’s not a soul alive I’ve handed this book to that didn’t get sucked into it. Every book has its reader. It just happens that this book’s reader is you.
June 18, 2011 by Betsy Bird
The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales By Chris Van Allsburg and more Houghton Mifflin Harcourt $24.99 ISBN: 978-0547548104 Ages 9-12 On shelves October 25, 2011 Chris Van Allsburg has always been the Rod Serling of the children’s literary world. Of that there can be no question. With no other author, […]
August 25, 2010 by Betsy Bird
Sometimes a company will implement an idea that makes me want to stand up, take notice, and perhaps dance a restrained ladylike jig. Such was my reaction to The Creative Company’s decision to produce small books of adult short stories. The kinds of things kids are assigned to read in school. Thus far, I’ve seen […]
January 9, 2009 by Betsy Bird
Tales from Outer Suburbia By Shaun Tan Arthur A. Levine (an imprint of Scholastic Books) $19.99 ISBN: 978-0-545-05587-1 Ages 9 and up February 1, 2009 On the face of it, I’m an inadequate reviewer for Shaun Tan. When you review a book for kids, what do you do? You take that little book, you pick […]
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