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Review of the Day: The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Swing By Robert Louis Stevenson Illustrated By Julie Morstad Simply Read Books $8.95 ISBN: 978-1897476482 Ages 0-3 On shelves October 20th There comes a moment in a new parent’s life when they realize that they have become their own parents. It’s different for everyone. For some folks it won’t happen until they’re berating their […]

Board Book Investigations: Herve Tullet

They’ve never much appealed to me before, but with my future spawn a-kicking in my midriff, it’s high time I started seeking out some of the better quality board books out there.  After all, I ain’t reading no junk to the fledgling.  So it is we begin a new series here on Fuse #8: Board […]

Review of the Day: Calling All Animals by Matthew Porter

Calling All Animals By Matthew Porter Simply Read Books ISBN: 978-1-897476-34-5 $8.95 On shelves now. Reviewing board books is an inherently ridiculous proposition. Really, it boils down to this: You’re reviewing an item that’s going to be handed to a creature that won’t rule out the possibility that the book in question is a potential […]

Reviews of the Day: "Mommy, Mama, and Me" AND "Daddy, Papa, and Me" by Leslea Newman

Daddy, Papa and Me Mommy, Mama, and Me By Leslea Newman Illustrated by Carol Thompson Tricycle Press $7.99 ISBN: 978-1582462639 ISBN: 978-1582462622 Ages 0-2 On shelves now What is the purpose of your average everyday board book? It’s not really a crazy question. In the history of printed literature, board books are relative newcomers. I […]

Review of the Day: Books Are For Reading by Suzy Becker

Books are for Eating Reading By Suzy Becker Random House Book for Young Readers $8.99 ISBN: 978-0-375-87498-7 Ages 0-3 On shelves now If you are a children’s librarian then you know that aside from cheaply bound Captain Underpants paperbacks and all too popular series titles the number one item that needs to be regularly replaced […]