Elizabeth Bird

About Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird is a children’s librarian at the New York Public Library. Her blog, A Fuse #8 Production, is hosted at slj.com, and she is the author of Children’s Literature Gems: Choosing and Using Them in Your Library Career and the forthcoming Giant Dance Party (Greenwillow), illustrated by Brandon Dorman.

Different Drums: Seven Little Ones Instead

seven little daddies

The Horn Book Magazine asked Elizabeth Bird, “What’s the strangest children’s book you’ve ever enjoyed?” “No answers are provided, no hints are given. This lack of resolution makes for an ultimately unsatisfying story.” So said SLJ of the early 1990s Swedish import Else-Marie and Her Seven Little Daddies by Pija Lindenbaum (and adapted by Gabrielle […]