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Unexpected Jolts of Children’s Literature: Ramona invented the original Portlandia

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Ooo.  Lots of adult books with smatterings of children’s literature littered about the pages today.  Don’t even know where to start with this one.  Let’s see, eeny meeny miney . . . MO! Libertarians on the Prairie: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books by Christine Woodside This […]

Review of the Day: Modern Fairies, Dwarves, Goblins and Other Nasties by Lesley M.M. Blume

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Modern Fairies, Dwarves, Goblins and Other Nasties: A Practical Guide by Miss Edythe McFate As told to Lesley M.M. Blume Illustrated by David Foote Alfred A. Knopf (an imprint of Random House) $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-375-86203-8 Ages 9-12 On shelves September 14th The term “urban fantasy” gets bandied about a bit these days. If you’re unfamiliar […]

Video Sunday: We need milk and cakes and a warm bed

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I don’t know how you like to wake up on your Sunday mornings, but I for one enjoy a rousing rendition of Bjork set to eerie stop animation.  Particularly if that animation involves Moomins.  This is quite possibly one of the odder openings I’ve ever placed on this blog.  To be fair, “comet” and “dammit” […]