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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 [...]

Why Doesn’t Anyone Remember the Just So Stories Anymore?

JustSo

Or rather, why don’t they get reprinted with new illustrations all that often? I was in the library the other day with an editor friend I know and we started discussing The Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling.  Kipling is a difficult fellow to get a grasp on.  The heart and soul of colonialism in [...]