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Fusenews: Anagnorisis, Masks of the Oculate Being, and More . . .


Morning, folks. I’ve been looking to expand my knowledge beyond just children’s literature, so I figured a good podcast would be the best way to go.  After reading Bustle’s 11 literary podcasts to get your bookish fix throughout the day I settled on Books on the Nightstand as the closest thing out there to a Pop […]

Video Sunday: From Argentina to Germany, It’s a Worldwide Trip!

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Happy Easter, folks!  Tis a bonny Easter Video Sunday . . . . not really.  One of these videos does show a bunny at one point, though.  Can YOU find it?  The answer is at the end of this post. First up, my co-writer Jules Danielson was in town recently and managed to get herself […]

The Niblings Arrive: A Children’s Literature Supergroup for All Your Children’s Literary Needs


Think of it like Voltron.  Or, better yet, don’t. If you are a clever daily blog reader and you have already seen the posts at Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast, Nine Kinds of Pie, and 100 Scope Notes then what I’m about to tell you will come as no surprise.  To wit: The Niblings is […]

Video Sunday: “Guys, smell 11 Birthdays”


I think it fitting that I follow up the last Video Sunday bit of teacher enthusiasm with this subsequent sneaky teacher taping.  “We’re just smelling books, Mr. Lewis.”  That would be Mike Lewis and though they acknowledge him at the start, it’s pretty clear they don’t know he’s taping until much later on.  This should […]

A big time thanks to my co-writers


I get by with a little help from my friends.  I get quilts from them too, as it happens. I’ve gotten a slew of amazing and fantastic presents from friends and well-wishers upon the birth of my babe.  Hopefully I’ve thanked you all (if I haven’t, I’m a putz). One gift that I have received […]