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Top 100 Picture Books #35: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka, illustrated by Lane Smith

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#35 The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka, illustrated by Lane Smith (1989) 51 points I remember when this book was the hit of the third grade. Everyone passed it around and read it and we all were cracking up. Fractured fairy tales in the hands of the skilled Jon Scieszka [...]

Top 100 Picture Books #91: The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka, illustrated by Lane Smith

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#91 The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka, illustrated by Lane Smith (1992) 21 points I found this when I was in high school (I have much younger siblings, which was probably how I was getting access to picture books in those days) and laughed so much I took it [...]

Video Sunday: Feast or Famine

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Yup.  Had me bawling like a wee babe, this one.  A little disappointing to realize that no matter what the actual movie does, this fan film of a scene from The Hunger Games will probably be more moving than anything Hollywood could produce.  After all, I can’t imagine that the actual film will spend this [...]

Review of the Day: It’s a Book by Lane Smith

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It’s a Book By Lane Smith Roaring Brook Press (a division of Holtzbrinck) $12.99 ISBN: 978-1-59643-606-0 On shelves now. Where to begin? Begin at the beguine, I suppose. I’ve had It’s a Book sitting on my shelf for months and now the time is ripe. As you may have heard one place or another, it [...]

Video Sunday: Always have friends that are smaller than you so that you can control them

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I like displaying the week’s most talked about video at the end of the week on Video Sunday.  It shows that while I don’t act as quickly as other blogs, at least I can sum up well.  Last week I showed the Old Spice Guy library PSA.  This week, right from the campus of Brigham [...]

Video Sunday: Sloth and MLIS Degrees

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Okay dokey!  So!  First off, for half a second there I thought I couldn’t embed videos.  Fortunately this morning I found myself a little workaround.  I can now embed almost every video, with some exceptions. Huzzah!  Now.  Librarians doing Lady Gaga.  My first thought off the top of my head is that they’re doing a [...]