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A Fuse #8 Production
Inside A Fuse #8 Production

Video Sunday: Itching powder out of rose hips and other Dahlian artifacts

MichaelRosen

I forget how many years ago it was, but in the not so distant past (I’m going to go out on a limb and say it was 2009) I had the pleasure of hosting children’s author and storyteller Carman Agra Deedy in my Children’s Center.  Talk about a storyteller!  She will hold you riveted from [...]

Fusenews: Gray skies are gonna clear up, put on a happy face!

BookArt

Fusenews Fusenews Fusey Oozy Fusenews Fusenews Fusenews Eat it up . . . . YUM!* Oh we are high spirits here in New York now that the weather has cooled down a tad.  So let’s keep the party going strong.  It’s news time! Undoubtedly many of you encountered the recent New York Times article “I’m [...]

Video Sunday: “Give forth the name of this book, my good rat.”

Walrus

I was pleased as punch when author/illustrator Stephen Savage told me that he’d like to film part of his book trailer for Where’s Walrus? in my children’s room at the main branch of New York Public Library.  If you’ve ever wondered what the interior of my children’s room looks like, this is a pretty good [...]

Video Sunday: “I’m the tallest and the hairiest so I got the most votes”

SpiritCabinet

I may have mentioned in my National Book Award post that Jon Scieszka presented an award to Joan Ganz Cooney with the help of none other than Elmo himself.  Well, thanks to the quick thinking of Rocco Staino, we have evidence that this event did indeed occur.  Behold!  It’s Elmo’s/Jon’s World.  I’d sing the theme [...]