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A Fuse #8 Production
Inside A Fuse #8 Production

Fusenews: “There are no good books which are only for children” – W.H. Auden

Little Fuzzy

Morning, fellow plebes!  And isn’t the weather just fine and dandy these last few days?  It has been in New York anyway.  Which is to say, it feels like we briefly stole San Francisco’s temperatures for our own use this week.  Giving it back is going to be awful.  To take my mind off that, […]

Press Release: Authors For Catherine’s Sanctuary

  For Immediate Release Contact: Bobbie Pyron (435-645-7788, Authors honor Sandy Hook victim who was an animal advocate with online auction—June 3-16, 2013 Over thirty authors—many of them award winning and New York Times best selling authors—have come together to honor Catherine Violet Hubbard, a little girl with a big dream: to provide a […]

Review of the Day: A Funny Little Bird by Jennifer Yerkes


A Funny Little Bird By Jennifer Yerkes Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc.) $15.99 ISBN: 978-1-4022-8013-9 Ages 3-7 On shelves now When I was a kid I tried to learn how to draw by reading Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. A lot of the book was dedicated to showing your average […]

A Mexican Conundrum


The other day I sat down with one Karen Coeman to discuss the state of Mexican children’s books today.  Working as she does in Mexico with the hope of bringing more Mexican titles to American shores, she filled me in on a lot of the difficulties facing Mexican books for kids.  Between the difficulty of […]

Press Release Fun: The 2013 Kerlan Award Lecture & Luncheon

You always know when I’ve been to a conference.  That’s when the Press Releases start building up.  Today’s actually came out of running into Lisa von Drasek at BEA, who informed me that this killer presentation in Minnesota should be better known to one and all.  So if you are anywhere in or near the […]