November 21, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Spooky, October-Infused Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown

The end of October looms and so our last spooky picture book falls under consideration this week. As I mention on the episode, we’ve strayed a bit from the classic book path. Don’t worry. Kate suggested that for our next episode we should do something that’s “bad”. I have an idea. Let’s see if I […]

Video Sunday: *knock knock* Land shark

Good morning, my fine and frisky young denizens of this sphere upon which we make our homes.  I’m particularly chipper today as I’ve just returned from a lovely trip to Boston where I attended the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards and managed NOT to lose my glasses in the process.  More on that tomorrow, but today […]

Fusenews: “You have no power over me”

Fast fast, like lightning, fast!  It’s a Fusenews round-up of epic quickie proportions!   First up, my buddy Warren Truitt used to work with me in the Central Children’s Room of New York Public Library.  Then he moved to Alabama.  He’s kept busy, since that time with a long-term personal project.  This one man machine […]

A New Tullet, a “Lowriders” Sequel, and the Latest from Molly Idle Shine at Chronicle’s Spring 2016 Preview

Librarian Amy Cheney attends the recent Chronicle preview in San Francisco, CA, highlighting hotly anticipated new picture books, novels, and more.