Great illustrators: Who are your favorites?

On my Facebook Page, I'm asking for folks to share the names of their favorite illustrators, and links that introduce us to their work.What brought this on? … [Read more...]

Will “Charlotte’s Web” Be Broken?

One of my worst film-adaptation nightmares looks like it's about ready to come true.Charlotte's Web, one of my favorite children's books, was made into a fine animated film decades ago. But with the success of Babe, it became inevitable that the book would be turned into a live-action talking-animal movie.I hoped and hoped they would do the job with dignity.But alas, I've just seen a preview, and my worst fears are realized:The trailer prominently displays a moment when a rat is … [Read more...]