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Librarian Preview: Candlewick Press (Fall 2012)

ATripBottomWorld

You’ve got your big-time fancy pants New York publishers on the one hand, and then you have your big-time fancy pants Boston publishers on the other.  A perusal of Minders of Make-Believe by Leonard Marcus provides a pretty good explanation for why Boston is, in its way, a small children’s book enclave of its own.  [...]

Fusenews: What’s wrong with this picture?

ThorSalad

With Book Expo going full-blast in town and my library celebrating its Centennial all at the same time, blogging is possible but slightly more difficult than usual.  I am amused to find that when I skip a day some folks worry that I might be in labor.  Fear not.  I’ll find a way to update [...]

Fusenews: I speak for the trees . . . and oatmeal

draper

Lest we forget that book banning and free speech issues are conversational topics appropriate beyond the brackets of Banned Books Week, a recent news item has me lost for words.  A federal appeals court has ruled, and this is true, that an Ohio high school teacher “has no First Amendment right to make assignments about [...]

Reviews of the Day: "Mommy, Mama, and Me" AND "Daddy, Papa, and Me" by Leslea Newman

DaddyPapa

Daddy, Papa and Me Mommy, Mama, and Me By Leslea Newman Illustrated by Carol Thompson Tricycle Press $7.99 ISBN: 978-1582462639 ISBN: 978-1582462622 Ages 0-2 On shelves now What is the purpose of your average everyday board book? It’s not really a crazy question. In the history of printed literature, board books are relative newcomers. I [...]