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Picture Book Occupational Hazards: Zookeepers

Bah.  Rabble rousing is too much work.  Let’s take a break today and talk about occupations as they exist solely in the world of children’s literature. These days my little Bird is a bright and sprightly 2-year-old chock full o’ glee.  Reading through her books with her, I recently noticed that certain jobs come up […]

Review of the Day: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

The Day the Crayons Quit By Drew Daywalt Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers Philomel (an imprint of Penguin) $17.99 ISBN: 978-0-399-25537-3 Ages 4-8 On shelves now. It is possible to read too much into a picture book. A funny statement since what were talking about is literature for people who haven’t even seen a decade of […]

Video Sunday: Pondering Book Trailers with Live Actors

Normally I don’t ascribe much in a way of topics to my Video Sundays.  They have a tendency to be a haphazard blending of whatever happens to catch my eye in a given week and saved links from peculiar sources.  However, after a conversation with fellow blogger Gregory K about book trailers I realized that […]

Exclusive Book Trailer Premiere: Chick-o-Saurus Rex

Giveaways don’t make my heart beat faster and blog tours leave me cold.  But offer me an exclusive on a cover release or a book trailer and look how excited I get.  I’m positively giddy.  Today’s is particularly exciting for me because it’s a chance to highlight a fellow blogger-turned-author.  Over the years I’m sure […]

Fusenews: Gray skies are gonna clear up, put on a happy face!

Fusenews Fusenews Fusey Oozy Fusenews Fusenews Fusenews Eat it up . . . . YUM!* Oh we are high spirits here in New York now that the weather has cooled down a tad.  So let’s keep the party going strong.  It’s news time! Undoubtedly many of you encountered the recent New York Times article “I’m […]