Debatables: The Worst Picture Book Ever

Don’t let the headline get your dander up: This is all in good fun! We loooove picture books around these parts!

But it’s also time for Debatables, the new semi-regular column where minor literary questions are argued with perhaps a bit too much passion. So fur is gonna fly.

This month, my debate partner, Cricket Muse, and I pondered the following question:

What is the Worst Picture Book Ever?

Needless to say Cricket and I held very different opinions on the matter.

I wisely gave worst honors to this one:

Cricket, on the other hand, foolishly chose this crowd-pleasing classic:

Head on over to Cricket’s blog to read our arguments! And be sure to chime in with your measured and/or strident comments!

It’ll be fun!

 

My Best Boss (2015)

Here’s my third and final pro-journalism peek down memory lane. This post is from February 22, 2015.

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The quality of one’s job is directly dependent upon the quality of one’s boss. I know this is true, for there is no other way to explain how the teenaged me managed to spend an entire summer slaving over a Burger King broiler without killing myself.

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