Day: March 3, 2016

A Child's Book of Poems, Gyo Fujikawa, Sterling, 2007

Picture This: Gyo Fujikawa

I picked up my first Gyo Fujikawa book as a teenager in a used bookstore, because the cute, gentle artwork caught my eye. Titled simply Mother Goose, it was a hefty book containing many traditional folk and nursery rhymes and an equally impressive number of illustrations. The pages alternated between delicate pen-and-ink spots and cheerful…

The Thursday Book Beat: Sarah Shahi Cast as Nancy Drew

Hello readers! Much like the snow that blanketed Toronto last night and delighted my puppy, there’s been a rather interesting wave of bookish news this week. Let’s get started! It is with huge sadness that we can confirm the death of our much loved author and friend, Louise Rennison. — HarperCollinsUK (@HarperCollinsUK) February 29, 2016…