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A Fuse #8 Production
Inside A Fuse #8 Production

Fusenews: Red-bearded ghosts welcome!

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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 [...]

Fusenews: Today we’re all about the visuals

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All around this great nation you will find chapters of 826.  Which is to say, storefronts converted into free tutoring facilities for local kids.  There’s an 826NYC (in Brooklyn, inexplicably), an 826DC, an 826 Valencia, you name it.  They encourage folks to volunteer in their cities.  They also encourage artists to get a little freaky [...]

Review of the Day: Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Found (The Missing: Book One) By Margaret Peterson Haddix Simon & Schuster $15.99 ISBN: 978-1416954170 Ages 8-14 On shelves now I’m a children’s librarian so I get to see a lot of children’s books pass through my hallowed public library doors. Lots. But a person can’t see everything so once in a while I like [...]