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Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann

Today Kate and I dig deep into a book that certainly contains the world’s most short-sighted escape plan. The Great Escape, this is not.

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: The Day the Babies Crawled Away With Special Guest Star Aaron Reynolds!!

A book that isn’t afraid to be a little weird is a book I can truly respect. Guest star Aaron Reynolds suggests this Peggy Rathmann classic, to the benefit of all.

Top 100 Picture Books #40: Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann

#40 Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann (1994) 41 points This book provides so many moments of glee: the gorilla unlocking the various cages, the animals following the zookeeper into his house, the darkness being filled with a chorus of “good nights”…this is one of those books that appeals to 6-month-olds and three-year-olds alike (and […]

Top 100 Picture Books #59: Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann

#59 Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann (1995) 31 points And still we wait for the inevitable return of the Rathmann.  We sit and we wait and we hope that maybe, just maybe, she’ll write another picture book.  It’s not THAT crazy a notion, is it?  But for years not a new Rathmann has […]