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News Wed May 13 2009

Do Children' Authors Have More Fun?

The New York Times contemplates local (and Book Club selection) author Amy Krouse Rosenthal's high production of children's books and wonders if there's something about children's books in particular that attracts the prolific writer:

"Maybe kids' book writers simply have more fun. That certainly seems to be the case with Rosenthal. For all I know, she may suffer torment upon torment in front of a blank screen, but the results read as if they were a pleasure to write. Her books radiate fun the way tulips radiate spring: they are elegant and spirit-lifting."

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