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Top 100 Picture Books #69: Moo Baa La La La by Sandra Boynton

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#69 Moo Baa La La La by Sandra Boynton (1995) 28 points I found a copy of this book in the library book sale, and bought it for my young son. When I showed the other librarians, every single mother among them started reciting it from memory – some of them with children in college [...]

Top 100 Picture Books #72: But Not the Hippopotamus by Sandra Boynton

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#72 But Not the Hippopotamus by Sandra Boynton (1982) 27 points To me, what makes this book so uniquely great is the meta-joke that the Hippo isn’t allowed to join the group of animals until someone can figure out a rhyme for hippopotamus, but I know from speaking with other parents who missed that joke, [...]

Board Books 2012: What Works. What Doesn’t.

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I’ve become a bit of a board book connoisseur in my old age.  While my cohorts are reading speculative YA fiction and high end narrative nonfiction I’ve been getting up close and personal with books that have pages that can double as coasters.  Aside from realizing just how difficult the darn things are to write [...]

Video Sunday: We skip the light fandango

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Loathe though I am to begin my day with anything spawned from the soul of Fox, this look at the world of Sandra Boynton is worth watching.  I like that they shot much of it at the children’s bookstore Books of Wonder (which, if I am not incorrect, still has the Boynton show up and [...]