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Picture books among the produce

Where do retired children’s librarians go to talk about picture books? Wegman’s of course.

Jackie invited me to this semi-regular meeting and I accepted with delight. 363 more words

Beginning and Endpapers

When I was looking though my books from childhood, this image from the endpapers for The Golden Book of Children’s Literature, pulled me in again, just like it did when I was young. 552 more words

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The Rooster Crows A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles by Maud Miska Petersham

Publishing: Macmillan, New York, 1973 (original 1945)

Description: Exactly as the title says, this book is filled with common rhymes and songs. Many of them were familiar to me, and some were not, but they are all short and the rhyme schemes are pleasing. 151 more words

Wandering Goats

Last weekend I went on a road trip with my husband. I thought we would see friends, birds and beautiful landscapes. We did, but we also saw goats. 323 more words

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Book Review - Under the North Light

Publishing children’s books would not be what it is today, if it weren’t for Maud and Miska Petersham. What they managed to accomplish in their lives, as far as writing and illustrating books for children is amazing, and no small feat. 342 more words

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Book Review - Under the North Light

Publishing children’s books would not be what it is today, if it weren’t for Maud and Miska Petersham. What they managed to accomplish in their lives, as far as writing and illustrating books for children is amazing, and no small feat. 347 more words

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