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Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

Today Kate and I talk invasive species, seed bombing, how nice it is to read a book that doesn’t call a single woman a spinster, and why it is that Maine loves its children’s book creators more than any other state.

Video Sunday: Butterfly in the sky / I can go twice as high (thanks in large part to physics)…

Happy news, neighborinos! Today I bring unto you a video from BookFest, a yearly celebration of children’s literature hosted (these days) by Bank Street College of Education. Kidlit TV recorded almost the entire thing live and then put it on air. This year I had the honor of moderating a panel discussion with funny folks […]

Video Sunday: Trolls, clowns, Harry Potter and drones

Happy Video Sunday to you!  I’m pleased to report that I had so many delightful videos today that I had to save some for an upcoming weekend.  Woo-hoo! So I’ve been pretty unaware of this Movies in Real Life series the improv folks started.  More fool I since they created a pretty realistic Harry Potter […]

Top 100 Picture Books #13: Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

#13 Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney (1982) 79 points This is such a great lesson book without being preachy. I remember my 20 year old son coming home and telling me all about this book after his teacher read it in class. I didn’t have the heart to tell him that I knew all about […]