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The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant: Fuse 8 n’ Kate Transcription

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This week Kate and I didn’t release a new episode of our podcast. In lieu of that, she’s typed up a transcript of our Babar episode, for those of you that would prefer our banter in written form. Here then is the episode in full. Many thanks, indeed, to Kate for doing the dirty work […]

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant by Jean de Brunhoff

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Our theme of problematic picture books that deal indirectly with colonialism continue with this natural companion to Curious George. Today’s book is notable if only because it is the first “classic” we’ve discussed that I read as a child. Will that make me more inclined to like the book or not? You’ll just have to […]

Fusenews: You’re freaking me out, Colin!

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I don’t think I’ll shock anyone out there when I reveal that I adore webcomic artist Kate Beaton’s work more than life itself.  This past Christmas my husband and I exchanged identical gifts that both turned out to be Hark, A Vagrant! calendars for the coming year.  The fact that I ever got a chance […]

Video Sunday: A Birthday for Mr. Schu!

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First and foremost this glorious Video Sunday, I would like to offer a great big happy birthday to none other than the master of all things video related, Mr. Schu.  You may know him as the fellow that took that most excellent children’s literary road trip across the States or who runs the web’s best […]

Fusenews: Warning – Contains Me

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That’s what Neil Gaiman writes on Twitter whenever he links to one of his blog posts.  “Warning: Contains Me.”  Well, today’s a nice me-centric post, but let’s start off by looking at a “them” instead.  Specifically, a “them” of awesome. Two years ago authors Jim Averbeck and Maria Van Lieshout had an idea.  Since the […]