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Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes

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Thanks to a listener suggestion, Kate and I finally crack open the Henkes box. And when you’re talking Henkes, there’s only one place to start. Now I should warn you right from the start that I make an egregious error in this podcast. I own this mistake. This thing of darkness I claim mine. You […]

Top 100 Picture Books #11: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes

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#11 Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes (1996) 89 points I could make a top 10 list of Kevin Henkes titles. Love everything he does. But Lilly is one of the most unforgettable characters in children’s literature. And I believe many young girls may have been named after her. – DeAnn Okamura It’s dramatic […]

It’s Only a Matter of Time: Licensed Properties That Haven’t Made the Leap to Film

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I can’t pinpoint what it was that made me think of this.  In this day and age with children’s picture book characters appearing as television and movie characters every other minute, to say nothing of the new deals being made with the names of classics we all grew up with, it’s a lot easier to […]