Thursday, September 09, 2010

Because people are buying them for the wrong reasons

When people ask me why the Magazine doesn't review many best-selling picture books, I can now just point them over to J. L. Bell's place.


Anonymous said...

Thank goodness someone articulated my objections to that book.

Annie said...

Ever seen When I grow up, I will win the Nobel Peace Prize?

One day I will put together a list of hit the kids over the head with the message - and guilt-trip them while doing so (or, words to that effect).

A judging panel I'm on has the unofficial Worthy but Not Notable category.

librarian pirate said...

I Will Make Miracles - UGH! Everyone told me how beautiful and IMPORTANT that book was and all I could see was how pretentious it was.