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Fusenews: The Bear grumbleth “mum mum”

Honestly, I don’t quite know why I even bother doing Fusenews posts on Saturdays.  As you might suspect, my readership dips considerably when the weekends hit, but an old Fusenews post is like a week old fish.  Time does it no favors.  As such, I shall cut through my seething envy of everyone at BookExpo […]

Top 100 Picture Books #5: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

#5 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats (1962) 166 points The first book I would run to on my trips to the library. Just wonderful. – Hotspur Closser What is it like to be a small child in the snow? Ezra Jack Keats gave us the answer with this timeless story of Peter’s gentle […]

It’s Only a Matter of Time: Licensed Properties That Haven’t Made the Leap to Film

I can’t pinpoint what it was that made me think of this.  In this day and age with children’s picture book characters appearing as television and movie characters every other minute, to say nothing of the new deals being made with the names of classics we all grew up with, it’s a lot easier to […]

Fusenews: Zap! Pow! Zam! (Zam?)

Ruh-roh.  I’ve been having too much fun earning a living to leave enough time for blogging.  Time yet again for a super quickie point-by-point-without-the-details Fusenews!  Hold onto your hats . . . Who are the artists overlooked by the Caldecott?  Elizabeth Bluemle has the scoop. An East Harlem bookstore needs your help! Thanks to Heather […]

Press Release Fun: Ezra Jack Keats at The Jewish Museum

THE SNOWY DAY AND THE ART OF EZRA JACK KEATS Opens at The Jewish Museum September 9th First Major U.S. Exhibition Pays Tribute to Award-Winning Author and Illustrator Exhibition Marks 50th Anniversary of “The Snowy Day” Which Paved the Way for Multiracial Representation in American Children’s Literature New York, NY – The Snowy Day and […]