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The Prez’s picture book

Although President Obama’s Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters (Knopf) came in too late for review in the Horn Book Magazine, I thought I might offer a few comments here. Like most celebrity picture books (by which I mean picture books written by people famous for doing something other than writing books […]

Rocker Moms v. Soccer Moms

“B is for Boombox”; “F is for Flames”; “M is for Mohawk.” — from Alternative ABCs by 13th Floor Okay. I know I’m not the intended audience for this book, as a parent or as a children’s book reviewer. I’m not young, hip, or edgy — quite the opposite on all counts. But AMMO Books […]