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A Fuse #8 Production
Inside A Fuse #8 Production

Surprising Jolts of Children’s Literature

It’s that time again! Time to take a gander at what’s happening in the world of books for grown-up types. Oh sure, half the time it’s quickie diet books and memoirs of Churchill (I can guarantee that if there’s a Churchill book out there, the patrons of my library will snap it up, lightning quick) […]

Fusenews: Though I See The Pigeon as More of a King George Type

Here’s the thing about Minh Lê. He doesn’t blog terribly often, but when it does it just sort of explodes like an atom bomb on the scene.  His Hamilton starring Elephant and Piggie . . . sheer brilliance.  I’m just mad I didn’t think of it myself (not that I could ever have paired the […]

Top 100 Children’s Novels #91: Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

#91 Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren (1950) 21 points This book has such childlike exuberance.  Pippi is someone we’d talk about as if we knew her.  (“And she sleeps with her feet on the pillow!”)  This is a child-sized tall tale. – Sondra Eklund Pippi, I am pleased to report, is the first book on […]