November 21, 2017

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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 […]

Meg Rosoff Receives Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in Stockholm

In accepting the award, Rosoff spoke about the importance of play and imagination in the lives of children and bemoaned what she described as “an assault on childhood” in the UK.

Meg Rosoff Is 2016 Astrid Lindgren Laureate

The writer of YA best-sellers “How I Live Now” and “Picture Me Gone” was selected from a pool of 215 notables.

Review: Pippi Won’t Grow Up

Pippi Won’t Grow Up Written by Astrid Lindgren Drawn by Ingrid Vang Nyman Translated by Tiina Nunnally Drawn & Quarterly, $14.95 Writer Astrid Lindgren’s Pippi Longstocking returns to comics in another new volume from publisher Draw & Quarterly, containing Tiina Nunnally’s translation of Lindgren and artist Ingrid Vang Nymann’s original 1950s comics starring the world’s […]

Swedish Author Barbro Lindgren to Receive ALMA 2014

Swedish children’s book author Barbro Lindgren will received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), the world’s largest monetary award for children’s and young adult literature.