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Fusenews: Red-bearded ghosts welcome!


I begin today with news that is only tangentially children’s literature related.  My excuse is that it makes me so happy I can hardly breathe.  For Christmas I got the soundtrack of the musical Matilda, and I’ve been cooing over the brilliant lyrics and music ever since.  Tim Minchin was the man behind said lyrics [...]

Top 100 Children’s Novels #95: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery


#95 The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1943) 20 points One of the most marvelous books in children’s literature. Period. – Hotspur Closser And now the book that I simply could not believe didn’t make the poll the last time! Though I’m sure we all read it in in French class the book has [...]

Fusenews: Prehistoric Security Guards = Instant Awe


I must say, I was more than impressed by the sheer wealth of great children’s poets weighing in on yesterday’s post about the conspicuous lack of an ALSC poetry award.  Today, we shall switch gears and instead start off the day with a fine little . . . New Blog Alert: I’ve decided that I [...]