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A fairly lively biography of one of the pioneers of children's literature should entertain children and adults.

John Newbery was a bookstore owner, publisher, and writer. He was quite the entrepreneur, i.e., including product placement for his health elixir in his books, pairing his books with toys to boost sales, cross-pollinating characters to create a shared universe – the sort of stuff we still see corporations doing today.

I wish the author had worked a few dates into the body of the story to better anchor the tale in history.… (mere)
 
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villemezbrown | 9 andre anmeldelser | Apr 24, 2024 |
A nifty little profile of the man for whom the Caldecott Medal is named, featuring plenty of his artwork in addition Barbara McClintock's fine work. Fun and educational.
 
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villemezbrown | 2 andre anmeldelser | Feb 19, 2024 |
I agree with one of the reviews I read that I would not take quite this tone if it were me writing this book. But the author does a good job introducing the topic and adding context to the Newbery Award. The illustrations are boisterous and charming.
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FamiliesUnitedLL | 9 andre anmeldelser | Feb 10, 2024 |
Cadecott contender

Saw Michelle Markel and Barbara McClintock at the Carle Museum to launch Tomfoolery - a fascinating look inside the research process for both author and illustrator.

See also: Balderdash!
 
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JennyArch | 2 andre anmeldelser | Jan 17, 2024 |

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André Ceolin Illustrator
Randolph Caldecott Illustrator
Lesa Lockford Narrator
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