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A Fuse #8 Production
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Brooklyn Book Festival: Mac and Stinky Cheese with a Side of Lockhart

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Also known as a cheapo filler post.  It’s what puts bread on the table! So I was invited to moderate a panel at last weekend’s Brooklyn Book Festival and I had, in no uncertain terms, a blast.  Of course it was raining, as you can see here (compliments of Nancy Mercado): Hipster children.  Gotta love [...]

Dueling Bingos: Emphasis on “Duel”

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I have promised you tales of BINGO, have I not?  Tales to curl the very insides of your soul.  Tales that recount my magnificent victory over Lady Luck, Charlie Chance, and Sarah Serendipity!  And recount my tale I shall! A week and a half ago I asked you, my faithful readers, to sponsor me in [...]

Fusenews: Of Facts and Factotums

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A night ago I had a dream that I was at the 826NYC Bingo Night and I forgot to take pictures or blog the event.  The shame of it all!  Boy, you know I won’t make that mistake this Saturday.  And SPEAKING of this Saturday, are you guys aware that you rock, and rock hard?  [...]

Video Sunday: “If I hadn’t become an artist I probably would have become a serial killer.”

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What you are witnessing here is the first trailer for Library of the Early Mind — a feature-length documentary film by Edward J. Delaney and Steven Withrow exploring children’s literature.  According to its website, “The film will have its first public screening at Harvard University in October and is now being submitted to film festivals [...]

Review of the Day: Knucklehead by Jon Scieszka

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Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Mostly True Stories About Growing Up Scieszka By Jon Scieszka Viking (a Penguin imprint) $12.99 ISBN: 978-0670011384 Ages 9-12 On shelves now To adults that don’t normally wander through the shelves of children’s literature the notion of the autobiography for kids is a pretty odd beast. You write a book about [...]