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A Fuse #8 Production
Inside A Fuse #8 Production

Fusenews: Hubba wha?

DonFreemanCowboy

Oh!  This is very sad news.  Russell Hoban, the genius behind the Frances books (Bread & Jam for Frances, etc.) as well as older titles like The Mouse and His Child (relatively recently re-illustrated by David Small) has died.  Perhaps appropriate for the season he was also the genius behind Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas, a [...]

Video Sunday: Best fake children’s book title – “There’s a Rainbow in My Basement”

SendakPilobolus

Yesterday we had a fabulous Children’s Literary Salon at the library with Jules Feiffer, Laurie Keller, Nick Bruel, and Dave Roman.  Afterwards we swapped stories and someone started to tell me that once Maurice Sendak paired with the Pilobolus Dance Theater for a theatrical presentation.  And since this is the 21st -century I was able [...]

Review of the Day: The No. I Car Spotter by Atinuke

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The No. 1 Car Spotter By Atinuke Illustrated by Warwick Johnson Cadwell Kane/Miller (a division of EDC Publishing) $5.99 ISBN: 978-1-61067-051-7 Ages 7-11 On shelves September 1st. When I discovered the amazing, remarkable, one-of-a-kind, never before seen Anna Hibiscus books by Atinuke last year I thought I’d died and gone to heaven. It just didn’t [...]

Review of the Day: Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke and Hooray for Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke

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Anna Hibiscus /  Hooray for Anna Hibiscus By Atinuke Illustrated by Lauren Tobia Kane Miller (a division of EDC Publishing) $5.99 ISBN: 978-1-935279-73-0 / ISBN 978-1-935279-74-7 Ages 4-9 On shelves September 1, 2010 The rare dual review!  I hardly ever do them, but today is special. Rarer than quality board books. More elusive than good [...]