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Fall 2019

Fall 2019

Bedtime Stories

Volume 95, Number 3

The Fall issue celebrates children’s literature, with tales for kids and grown-ups alike. In addition to a portfolio of picture-book short stories, the issue includes essays on how reading shapes the bond between a father and daughter, on rebellion, on navigating touchy subjects, and the complicated legacies of the genre’s giants.

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Fall 2019, Bedtime Stories

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Bedtime Stories

September 4, 2019

The Fall issue celebrates children’s literature—in particular, the picture-book genre—with tales for kids and grown-ups alike. Alongside a collection of original picture-book short stories are essays on rebellion, teaching kindness to children, and the complicated legacies of some of the genre's giants.

Editor’s Desk








Author Profiles

Isol’s work as an illustrator has been internationally recognized with a Golden Apple Award (2003) and her selection as a finalist for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in both 2006 and 2007.

Oliver Jeffers is an artist and author whose critically acclaimed picture books have been translated into more than forty languages and sold over ten million copies worldwide.

Michelle Tea is the author of more than a dozen works of poetry, fiction, and memoir, including the essay collection Against Memoir: Complaints, Confessions and Criticisms, winner of the PEN/Diamonstein-Speilvogel Award for the Art of the