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New Podcast Alert: Mine!

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It’s a little kooky to say, but as strange as it may sound I’ve jumped back into the podcast biz.  Years ago I created a little personal project in NYC that was fun but exhausting!  Today, I am pleased to announce that there’s a new children’s literature podcast in town.  Called Fuse 8 n’ Kate, […]

Shooting Off (on) the Canon

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I’m no bookstore employee, so my interest in the Indies Choice Book Awards, voted on exclusively by booksellers, is one of curiosity more than anything else.  These awards, for example, determine the E.B. White Readaloud Award winners as well as which book will be included in the Picture Book Hall of Fame (nominees are all […]

Top 100 Picture Books #89: Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel, illustrated by Blair Lent

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#89 Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel, ill. by Blair Lent (1968) 22 points Silly and repetitive with lots of action. A fun book to read aloud. – Barbara Thompson Down from #35!  Last time we had the poll Tikki was flying high.  Now it has sunk more than 50 places on the list.  Could […]

Fusenews: Gleep!

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Durn.  This is what I get for not doing a Fusenews in a while.  A whole plethora of good stuff!  Let’s see what we can use up in a single day, eh? For the record, if you haven’t read these Hunger Games comics (in the style of Kate Beaton, no?) then now’s the time.  They’re […]