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Fuse 8 n’ Kate: William’s Doll by Charlotte Zolotow, ill. William Pene du Bois

William’s Doll: Revenge of the Ascot! As you’ll hear on today’s podcast, we’re big time fans of this book, but we’d rather like it if Harper Collins could publish a re-illustrated edition. The reasons for this are, as you can see from the images below, pretty clear. With different clothing, we think William’s story could […]

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: A Tiger Called Thomas by Charlotte Zolotow

Older holiday books for kids have a tendency to be a bit on the white side. So I was thinking I was pretty slick when I came up with A Tiger Called Thomas for today’s discussion. But here’s the thing; I thought the version illustrated by Diana Cain Bluthenthal was the only one out there. […]

The Case for Re-Illustration: William’s Doll by Charlotte Zolotow

I had just the loveliest dinner the other night with some high-falutin’ folks in the children’s literary biz.  Fine conversation and finer memories were tossed all about.  Yet I credit the devil on my right shoulder for suggesting to me the relative wisdom of my bringing up a long-standing belief that had been percolating in […]