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Technology Marches On!

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A few years ago, the amazing Lindey Lane wrote a sweet book called Snuggle Mountain. (I'd say it's a children's book, but when you create a thing to be read to a child, aren't you creating it just as much for the grown-ups involved?) The illustrations were done by Melissa Iwai, a wonderful artist. It's a great book, but like so many great books, it was published but didn't make a big enough splash in the marketplace. It came into being, eventually all of its copies were sold, and, like so many stories, it went out of print.
But now it's back, in a whole new way. Lindsey and Melissa have taken a step into the brave new world of interactive books and transformed Snuggle Mountain into an app  for your iPad. Now you can explore the world of Emma as she climbs up the mountain, searching for pancakes in the land of the two-headed giant! it's available on iTunes. Check it out!

While you're at it, check out this link, from Laura Miller at Salon. It's a…

Someday we'll find it...

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Happy Birthday to Kermit the Frog. Never has so much been said so well with so little... a couple of rods, some scraps of green felt, and a ping pong ball cut in two...

From 1959...



Jim Henson could say more by scrunching up his hand than most people can with all the words they know...