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Kid's Books

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Kid's Books

Kid's Books

Kid's Books

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: Leonard Marcus Children's Literature Historian and Critic Children's Book Reviewer, Parenting magazine Author of the forthcoming book, Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom Jane Yolen Children's Book Writer Author, Owl Moon [Philomel, 1987], winner of 1988 Caldecott Award Author, The Devil's Arithmetic [Viking, 1988] and Young Merlin Trilogy: Passager, Hobby, and Merlin [Harcourt Brace, 1996-1997] Betsy Hearne Professor of Children's Literature, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign Children's Book Author, including Seven Brave Women [Greenwillow, 1997] There are lots of choices when it comes to kid's books — from "Goosebumps" to "Where's Waldo" to the "BerenstainBears" ... there's picture books, pop-ups and scratch-and-sniff. How do you pick your kid's bedtime story? Ray Suarez and guests talk about what kids are reading, what the critics like, and whether children should be reading award-winning books or nothing at all.