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A Fuse #8 Production
Inside A Fuse #8 Production

And to my one and only agent . . .


A great deal of congratulations are due to Stephen Barbara and his lovely wife, the newly minted YA author Jessica Rothenberg.  Well done, you crazy kids!  Go off and make ye wonderful books together.  You’re both the best of the best of the best.

Video Sunday: “… and a lion who’s a god.”


Finding videos of the Voldemort vs. Mary Poppins nuttiness online was surprisingly difficult.  Finally I found a sort of recap of the Olympic 2012 opening ceremonies with reference to the rise of the great children’s literature villains (The Queen of Hearts, a Disney-esque Cruella de Ville, Captain Hook, and Voldemort) and their destruction at the […]

How Much Is KidLitCon? Would You Believe . . . Free?

There’s been a change of plans. That’s putting it mildly.  In any case, I have some big news for you guys.  Remember KidLitCon the yearly gathering of children’s literature and YA literature bloggers?  It’s in its sixth year and it’s in New York City this time.  Unlike previous years we haven’t been able to block […]

Librarian Preview: Chronicle Books (Fall/Winter 2012)


Been a while since I indulged in one of these, right?  Well, those Top 100 polls threw me for a bit of a doozy and believe it or not I’m only catching up now.  Before I took a month and a half to post their results I had five or six librarian previews on the […]

Registration for the 6th Annual KidLitCon is NOW OPEN!

Well.  It’s finally happened.  We are ready to show you the wonders of New York City the only way we know how.  Yes folks, it is time to register for KidLitCon 2012! The sixth annual KidLitCon will be held in the heart of New York City on September 28th and 29th, 2012 at the main […]