Daily Archives: April 1, 2008

Laura Amy Schlitz’s Tall Tale

“My pets, go read!”

A Tall Tale: Laura Amy Schlitz – 4/1/2008 – School Library Journal

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Oh, Ramona!

Everyone’s favorite little sister, Ramona Quimby, is about to confront a very modern issue in her latest book — and her publisher couldn’t be happier.

“Ramona ‘the Pest’ Quimby has entertained generations of young readers with her charming adventures,” declared publisher Russell Leaf. “But today’s kids yearn for something a little more edgy than Ramona locking Henry Huggins in his clubhouse or misunderstanding the words of the national anthem.”

Read the rest at: Collecting Children’s Books: A Disturbing Article from Today’s Newspaper

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