November 22, 2017

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Fusenews: You’re freaking me out, Colin!

I don’t think I’ll shock anyone out there when I reveal that I adore webcomic artist Kate Beaton’s work more than life itself.  This past Christmas my husband and I exchanged identical gifts that both turned out to be Hark, A Vagrant! calendars for the coming year.  The fact that I ever got a chance […]

Video Sunday: Proverbial cookies happen to go very well with axiomatic milk

Dwell not on the fact that you were unable to attend the Newbery/Caldecott Banquet whilst your fellows caroused to all hours of the night (or so I assume . . . I left when I felt sleepy, party animal that I am). Now you can feel like you were there in the supple flesh all […]

Ptacek, Voice of Dora, Reads Across America

A lucky kindergarten class in midtown Manhattan’s PS/IS 111 received a real treat on March 2, otherwise known as Read Across America Day, when Fátima Ptacek, voice of Dora the Explorer, served as a storytime special guest.

The “Very Serious Nonsense” of Dr. Seuss | Touch and Go

After 75 years, Dr. Seuss’s stories still resonate with kids— in both print and digital formats.

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!

All things Seuss were in the air Monday at the 42nd branch of the New York Public Library as Random House Children’s Books and Dr. Seuss Enterprises launched its “Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!” campaign, a yearlong celebration of the famed children’s book author.