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A Fuse #8 Production
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Fuse #8 TV: Eric Carle Museum Tours and Absolutely Lisa Graff

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Top of the morning to you, folks!  I’m happy to release my second Fuse #8 TV episode.  This time around I thought it would be a bit of fun to take a trip to the Eric Carle Museum.  Not everyone has ever had a chance to visit and it’s just the loveliest place.  After that, [...]

Review of the Day: Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff

AbsolutelyAlmost

Absolutely Almost By Lisa Graff Philomel (an imprint of Penguin) $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-399-16405-7 Ages 9-12 On shelves now. In the stage musical of Matilda, lyricist Tim Minchin begins the show with the following lines about the state of children today: “Specialness is de rigueur. / Above average is average. Go fig-ueur! / Is it some [...]

Press Release Fun: Lisa Graff Announces Her Daring Winners

In the midst of all these trips down memory lane it can be difficult sometimes to remember that there are NEW wonderful children’s books being written and published for the young ‘uns every since day.  Case in point, Lisa Graff’s entirely fun middle grade novel Double Dog Dare.  The book involves three elements that instantly [...]

Video Sunday: Happy Easter!

CarleGrant

Normally I don’t advertise author/illustrator contests and challenges but this one has something I like.  Namely, Rube Goldberg machines.  Actually, I also happen to like Lisa Graff.  And I happen to like her new book which I finished yesterday and includes the aforementioned Rube Goldberg thing.  The first to ever appear in a children’s book?  [...]

Video Sunday: “If I hadn’t become an artist I probably would have become a serial killer.”

Libraryoftheearlymind

What you are witnessing here is the first trailer for Library of the Early Mind — a feature-length documentary film by Edward J. Delaney and Steven Withrow exploring children’s literature.  According to its website, “The film will have its first public screening at Harvard University in October and is now being submitted to film festivals [...]