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Review of the Day: The Chronicles of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg

The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales By Chris Van Allsburg and more Houghton Mifflin Harcourt $24.99 ISBN: 978-0547548104 Ages 9-12 On shelves October 25, 2011 Chris Van Allsburg has always been the Rod Serling of the children’s literary world. Of that there can be no question. With no other author, [...]

There’s an Idea: Short Stories Illustrated

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Sometimes a company will implement an idea that makes me want to stand up, take notice, and perhaps dance a restrained ladylike jig.  Such was my reaction to The Creative Company’s decision to produce small books of adult short stories.  The kinds of things kids are assigned to read in school. Thus far, I’ve seen [...]

Review of the Day: Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan

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Tales from Outer Suburbia By Shaun Tan Arthur A. Levine (an imprint of Scholastic Books) $19.99 ISBN: 978-0-545-05587-1 Ages 9 and up February 1, 2009 On the face of it, I’m an inadequate reviewer for Shaun Tan. When you review a book for kids, what do you do? You take that little book, you pick [...]