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Blurb! Book of the Week: Bettina Restrepo’s ‘Moose and Magpie’

We like to think of Bettina Restrepo‘s Moose and Magpie – the latest title to win Blurb! Book of the Week honors – as an Abbott and Costello adventure for the kiddie set.

For here’s how the author pitches her 32-page picture book:

 CAPTION: Bettina: "This is what I look like when I'm not wearing pajamas (and I'm almost always wearing PJ's)," says the kid-lit scribe.

"This is what I look like when I'm not wearing pajamas (and I'm almost always wearing PJ's)," says kid-lit scribe Bettina.

“Young Moose is lucky to find a friend and guide in the wisecracking Magpie. ‘What do the Liberty Bell and Moose have in common?’ the Magpie asks as the seasons begin to change. Then, when fall comes: ‘Why did the moose cross the road?”

To find out the punch lines from those and other gags, you’ll have to Continue reading