Monday, June 26, 2006

Juicy Stuff From Edge Of The Forest

Edge of the Forest has a number of interesting bits this month.

Pam Coughlin (MotherReader) has an article on humor books for younger children. I found that noteworthy because humor books are often ignored by adults in kidlit.

Michael J. Ortiz has a piece on encouraging kids to read Shakespeare. One of my young relatives said, regarding having to read Romeo and Juliette, "I dreaded it all year." Needless to say, I read what Ortiz had to say.

And there is a review of Frank Cottrell Boyce' Framed. I loved his Millions and will definitely be looking for his second book.

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