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A Fuse #8 Production
Inside A Fuse #8 Production

Fusenews: Private jet, please

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First up, my little sister.  My daughter recently had her third birthday so my sis came up with a craft involving what she calls Do It Yourself Cupcakes. Each cupcake sported a teeny tiny cover of one of my child’s favorite books.  Then we took them to her daycare where she delightedly set about pointing [...]

Top 100 Children’s Novels #5: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

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#5 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (1950) 204 points The book that made me a reader, by a writer whose pure enthusiasm for life and story carries you on a lion’s back through the best of adventures. – Susan Van Metre I remember at my vast old age in 7th [...]

Top 100 Children’s Novels Poll #96: The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis

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#96 The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis (1954) 20 points Admittedly this one was a real shocker to the system.  Not only did it not show up on the previous poll but I rarely hear it come up in common conversation.  When we talk about Lewis we usually talk about the first three [...]

Fusenews: The Jack Gantos / Alfred E. Newman Connection

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And then it’s February.  How the heckedy heck did that happen?  Looks like 2012 is already establishing itself as the Blink and You’ll Miss It year.  Well, let’s get to it then. First and foremost was the announcement of Battle of the Books 2012.  Or, as I like to think of it, the place where [...]