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A Yearlong Celebration of Children’s Books: Anita Silvey Interview

I love learning little-known stories behind some of my favorite children’s books. Which, of course, is why I adore Anita Silvey’s Children’s Book-A-Day Almanac, with its quirky facts and behind-the-scenes insights, and the bright light it shines on some of … Continue reading

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Obsessed with Children’s Books: Erica Perl Interview

It was really freaky, this Erica Perl thing. A little over a year ago, my father asked me if I knew a writer named Erica Perl. I looked her up online, and while her books were familiar to me, she … Continue reading

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George and Martha

I spent the past three days in Austin, Texas. Much of that time was at an annual retreat for clients of the Erin Murphy Literary Agency. I suspect we EMLA folk are unique in our unbridled love for each other. … Continue reading

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