Posts Tagged ‘ children’s books ’

When Shel Silverstein Was a Playboy Mansion Regular

November 29, 2015
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Shel Silverstein and the Playboy Mansion

Some people get their inspiration from singing in the shower or running cross-country. Others – like author Shel Silverstein – get them from the Playboy Mansion. Yes, Shel Silverstein. The same guy who wrote such crowd-pleasers as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in The Attic, Falling Up, or the…

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Ione Skye’s Yiddish Vacation

September 15, 2014
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Ione Skye’s Yiddish Vacation

___ Check out Kveller’s exclusive interview with Ione Skye! Actress Ione Skye—daughter of Scottish singer Donovan and American model…

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Good News: All-of-a-Kind Family is Back!

June 30, 2014
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Good News: All-of-a-Kind Family is Back!

All-of-a-Kind Family, the mid-century classic Sydney Taylor children’s series of Lower East Side literature, is…

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Yiddish Theater for the Kindergarten Set

November 28, 2013
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A late-in-life career change isn’t so unusual. A mathematician who…

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Bambi…and the Holocaust

June 24, 2013
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The death of Bambi’s mother is many children’s first…

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Simms Taback and the Freylikhe Meal

May 14, 2013
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As an international bastion of treyf, McDonald’s doesn’t…

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Bumble-Ardy

March 21, 2012
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The children’s author Maurice Sendak recently released Bumble-Ardy, the first book…

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What Freedom Looks Like

March 13, 2012
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The Katz Family Haggadah, at first glance, is deceptively…

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Curious George and the Nazis

December 27, 2011
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When the Nazi party was gaining popularity in Germany, Hans…

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