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Review of the Day: The Chicken Problem by Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson


The Chicken Problem By Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson Random House $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-375-86989-1 Ages 3-7 On shelves now. I was once in Prospect Park in Brooklyn when I passed a very small child wearing a porkpie hat running as fast as his chubby legs could carry him. Behind him his father yelled out (to […]

Press Release Fun: Independent Publishing In an Age of Mass Marketing

Let hurricanes deter us not. Sandy might have delayed my next Children’s Literary Salon at NYPL, but we have regroup, recouped, and reassembled.  Come this Saturday to see a panel that is all the more timely in the wake of the Penguin/Random House merger.  The description reads: While huge companies like Scholastic, Macmillan, Harper Collins, […]

Librarian Preview: Chronicle Books (Spring/Summer 2013)


With all the mergers going on within the publishing world these days, a couple librarians and I were joking the other day about those mergers we’d actually like to see.  And because we are horribly spoiled east-coasters it didn’t take long for us to wish that Chronicle Books could merge with someone like Enchanted Lion […]