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Betsy Bird

Evanston Public Library

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Evanston Public Library
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Betsy is the Collection Development Manager of Evanston Public Library and the former Youth Materials Specialist of New York Public Library. She reviews for Kirkus and currently runs the children's literature blog A Fuse #8 Production at School Library Journal. Betsy is the author of the picture book Giant Dance Party (Greenwillow, 2013), a co-author on Wild Things: Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature (Candlewick, 2015), editor of the middle grade anthology Funny Girl (Viking, 2016), and author of The Great Santa Stakeout, illustrated by Dan Santat (Scholastic, 2019).