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Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

It’s time for another update in one of my favorite series on this podcast: Classics From Other Countries. Normally on this show we like to consider children’s picture books from America, but how fair is that? Why not consider picture books deemed classics in other countries? So let’s jump on a plane and fly ourselves to Australia for our first Mem Fox classic.

Video Sunday: Not that anyone doubted LeVar’s godlike qualities

A couple thoughts on that video. First off, it is sung by author Deborah Underwood (whatta pretty pretty voice, eh?) and editor Arthur A. Levine (whatta pretty pretty voice, eh?) at what Vimeo calls an “agency retreat in Brandon, Vermont”. So I had to wonder what precisely an “agency retreat” really is.  Well, there’s a […]

Top 100 Picture Books #97: Where Is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox, illustrated by Judy Horacek

#97 Where Is the Green Sheep by Mem Fox, illustrated by Judy Horacek (2004) 20 points It was #96 at the last poll.  This year it’s sunk a single digit to #97.  Funny how some books keep their relative slots, isn’t it?  Funnier still that the last time I conducted this poll I wasn’t as […]