What do they really mean?
When I was a kid, I was scared of Tomie dePaola. I'm not entirely certain why, but something about the thick line-drawn characters and heavy-handed, morality play narratives in his children's books was deeply unsettling to my 8-year-old self. Strega Nona, in particular, terrified me. Even the words, ... More >>
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston gives kids something to do while waiting for Santa Claus
One of the most beloved childrens authors reads from his latest offering, Brava, Strega Nona!
Opera to Go! brings the children's book to the stage
The holiday brings forth some old chestnuts, a few of them tasty