Tuesday, June 14, 2011
EVENT: Launch party tonight at New York Public Library. Tickets available here. Adam Mansbach and illustrator Ricardo Cortés are joined by Judah Friedlander and the voice of Werner Herzog.
Friday, January 29, 2010
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Friday, July 13, 2007
Kurt considers the shockwaves surrounding the final installment of modern literature’s most beloved English school boy, Harry Potter. Will JK Rowling really bump off the little wizard? We'll hear from obsessive pre-teens, child psychologist Wendy Mogel, and Sara Nelson, the editor of Publishers Weekly, ...
Saturday, April 03, 2004
In children's literature, spiders have a history as heroes. Eric Carle's Very Busy Spider and David Kirk's Miss Spider's Tea Party are both modern classics of arachnophilia. The spider who won our hearts first, 52 years ago, is Charlotte, the heroine of E.B. White's Charlotte's Web. The novelist Susan Minot ...
Saturday, September 20, 2003
Novelist Toni Morrison has won the Nobel Prize and the Pulitzer, and sold millions of copies of her books such as Beloved, Paradise, and Song of Solomon. Recently, she began writing books for children and has just completed six traditional fables she adapted with her son Slade. Morrison ...