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Peter Rabbit @ Easter

An appreciation of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit on his 100th Birthday (from the Los Angeles Times)

22. March 2016 by Jerry Griswold
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The Literary Moms of Children’s Books

In Storyland every day is, more or less, Mother’s Day . . . 

07. March 2016 by Jerry Griswold
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Travel Plans Via Kids’ Books: Western Europe

 Read “Heidi” in the Alps, “Babar” in France, “Pinocchio” in an Italian gondola, and “Sleeping Beauty” in a German castle.

29. August 2015 by Jerry Griswold
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Picturebooks: The Art of Visual Storytelling

  “The genius behind simplicity” [from the San Diego Union Tribune]

17. May 2015 by Jerry Griswold
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How Picturebooks Work

Which comes first? The pictures or the text?

23. April 2015 by Jerry Griswold
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Reading Differently After 9/11

If I can speak on behalf of others, the events of September 11, 2001, have increased Americans’ sense of vulnerability. In the words of a song by Sting now associated with these events, we have come to learn “How fragile … Continue reading

15. February 2015 by Jerry Griswold
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