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A Fuse #8 Production
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Librarian Preview: Little, Brown and Company (Fall-Winter 2010)

Mmm.  Fall.  How quickly we desire to see the shiny and new.  Spring and Summer 2010 books?  Old hat.  Gimme the sparkly new stuff that won’t even begin to hit bookstore and library shelves until the leaves start turning brown.  Yep, it was a good old-fashioned Little, Brown librarian preview the other week.  There was […]

Review of the Day – Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! by Grace Lin

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Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same By Grace Lin Little Brown & Company $14.99 ISBN: 978-0-316-02452-5 Ages 5-8 On shelves July 1, 2010 If you want to gauge the merit of a children’s author it’s easy as pie. Simply hand them a piece of paper and a pencil. Sit them down in a comfortable […]

Review of the Day: The Curious Garden by Peter Brown

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The Curious Garden By Peter Brown Little, Brown and Company $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-316-01547-9 Ages 4-8 On shelves now. They say that children’s books are inherently didactic. Particularly those of the picture book variety. There’s an idea that you can’t tell a story to a child without including some of your own personal values in the […]

Review of the Day: The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

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The Mysterious Benedict Society By Trenton Lee Stewart Illustrations by Carson Ellis Little Brown and Company $16.99 ISBN: 978-0316057776 Ages 8-13 On shelves now How do librarians decide what children’s book they want to read next? Well, there are professional reviews, online reviews, and good old-fashioned word of mouth. And when it came to “The […]