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Fusenews: Knowing your funny from your droll

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With Comic Con NYC later this week, publisher previews on the rise, and various work-related meetings, talks, and speeches I’m just the teeniest tiniest bit busy this week.  But no matter!  It is you, dear readers, that give me what for and how to.  For you I would forgo all the sleep in the world.  [...]

Children’s Literary Salon: Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss

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I am serious as death when I state that if you see no other Children’s Literary Salon at NYPL, see this one: The Children’s Literary Salon is pleased to announce our next event this Saturday, October 27th at 2:00 p.m. Children’s Literary Salon Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged [...]

Fusenews: Just your average everyday “New York Public Library girl materials dilettante”

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Okay!  So I’m a little out of practice when it comes to these news items and looking at some of the stuff I’ve accumulated in the last month, a good swath of it is out of date.  Here’s what I have that’s current then. Not long ago the good people at the Women’s National Book [...]

Top 100 Picture Books #100: The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss, illustrated by Crockett Johnson

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#100 The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss, illustrated by Crockett Johnson (1945) (20 points) Check your jaw at the door as I inform you that this book did not even crack the Top 100 the last time I conducted a picture book poll.  Consider a great wrong finally righted then.  Seen as everything from a [...]