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Review of the Day: The Princess and the Pig by Jonathan Emmett

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The Princess and the Pig By Jonathan Emmett Illustrated by Poly Bernatene Walker & Co. (a division of Bloomsbury) $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-8027-2334-5 Ages 4-8 On shelves now The princess craze is a relatively new phenomenon. I’m sure that little girls have pretended to be princesses for as long as the occupation has existed, but the [...]

Librarian Preview: Egmont (Summer/Fall 2011)

TristanandIseult

I just searched my archives to see if I ever made a “monted eggs” joke in conjunction with Egmont USA.  To my chagrin, I did that very thing during the last Egmont preview.  Gah.  I hate being so predictable that even I can figure out what old jokes I’ll be pulling out at a given [...]

Librarian Preview: Penguin Young Readers Group (Summer 2011)

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I’d been feeling a bit guilty about Penguin recently.  If my calculations are correct (and I think that they are) I haven’t been to a Penguin preview since April of 2010.  The timing just never worked out!  I do hold down a 9-5 job in the library, after all, so angling my free days to [...]

Librarian Preview: Egmont (Spring & Summer 2011)

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All right!  Egmont time!  A time for monted eggs (wait . . . . what?). Yes, Egmont doesn’t always put on a librarian preview, but once in a while they do and I was pleased to partake of their copious heaps of cheese (cheese = always good) when seeing the latest titles they have on [...]

Librarian Preview: Little Brown and Company (Spring 2011)

BirdInaBox

“I’m feeling very refreshed because I just washed my hands with the mouthwash in the bathroom.” When one finds oneself invited to a librarian preview at the Yale Club for the Little Brown Spring/Summer 2011 season, it is useful to remember the following: – Do not appear in jeans. I know it is your day [...]