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A Fuse #8 Production
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Surprising Jolts of Children’s Literature in Unexpected Places

Another Brooklyn

It’s back!  I’ve been doing my thing, buying lovely adult titles for my library system, and time and again I’ve run across ideas or names that fall squarely in the children’s book realm.  Here then are some real beauties. Things you just might not know about otherwise. I know and like Elisha Cooper but I’m […]

Top 100 Picture Books #67: Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban, illustrated by Garth Williams

BedtimeforFrances

#67 Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban, illustrated by Garth Williams (1960) 28 points It doesn’t get better than this. Great pictures, good story, good “moral” (but not preachy). – Laurie Zaepfel For every parent who has tried to get a child to sleep, and for every child who has tried to go to sleep. […]