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A Fuse #8 Production
Inside A Fuse #8 Production

Fusenews: In which I cram in a whole mess of resources just for the heck of it


Two authors of children’s books passed away recently, one on the American side of the equation and one across the sea in Britain.  For the Yanks, Bill Wallace has been on our shelves for any number of years.  You can read a lovely SLJ obituary for him here.  As for the other person, that would […]

Children’s Literary Salon – From Readers to Leaders: Encouraging Ethical Behavior Through Children’s Books

We are pleased to announce our Children’s Literary Salon for this Saturday, January 7, 2012, 2 – 3 p.m in the Berger Forum on the second floor of the main branch of NYPL (42nd Street & 5th Avenue a.k.a. the one with the big stone lions out front). From Readers to Leaders: Encouraging Ethical Behavior […]

Children’s Literary Salon: Here v. There

New York Public Library’s Children’s Center at 42nd Street is pleased to announce our upcoming program on Saturday, October 1st at 2:00 p.m. Coming to America / From America How do American children’s books stack up against those published in other countries? What are the differences that occur in publications in different nations? How does […]

Video Sunday: Trailer Bonanza


A little more than a year ago I conducted a Children’s Literary Salon at NYPL with a bunch of talented female graphic novelists of children’s literature (Colleen AF Venable (Hamster and Cheese), Raina Telegemeier (Smile), and Tracy White (How I Made it to Eighteen)).  It was recorded for posterity (unlike most of my Salons) and […]