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Librarian Preview: Harper Collins (Spring 2011)

Once you get into the swing of these librarian previews, they start to come easier to the old typing fingers.  For Spring 2011 I’ve mostly been keeping to the publishers with smaller print runs until now.  Candlewick.  Chronicle.  Lerner.  Harper Collins sort of marks the first foray into the big leagues.  Each table took thirty […]

Librarian Preview: Harper Collins (Fall 2010)

I may have mentioned in the past that for the most recent librarian previews I’ve been taking my laptop along to type upon.  This is a useful strategy but it has yielded a strange result.  When I get home to type from my notes I find that rather than save me time, my notetaking skills […]

Review of the Day – The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Mysterious Howling By Maryrose Wood Illustrated by Jon Klassen Balzer & Bray (an imprint of Harper Collins) $15.99 ISBN: 978-0-06-179105-5 Ages 9-12 On shelves now When you’re a parent or a librarian or a teacher or a bookseller who reads a lot of children’s books, you sometimes wish […]

Review of the Day: Magic Trixie by Jill Thompson

Magic Trixie By Jill Thompson Lettered by Jason Arthur Harper Collins $7.99 ISBN: 978-0-060117045-4 Ages 6-10 On shelves now You know how you’ll be prepared to dislike something and then, through no fault of your own, you are forced to take a close and in-depth look at the very thing you were trying to avoid? […]