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Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird

Betsy Bird is the current Youth Materials Specialist for New York Public Library.  She is the creator of the School Library Journal blog A Fuse #8 Production, which discusses anything that pertains to children’s literature. Betsy reviews for Kirkus and The New York Times on occasion. She is the author of Giant Dance Party (Greenwillow, 2013), co-author of Wild Things: Acts of Mischief in Children’s Literature (Candlewick, 2014), and is currently editing Funny Girl (Viking, 2017), an anthology of comics, stories, and more from the funniest women writing for kids today.