SUPER SCHNOZ AND THE GATES OF SMELL is about a boy with a giant-sized nose who becomes the unlikely hero when a criminal organization plots to destroy his school. The story is a perfect storm of my love of super hero comics and the fact that I was born into a family of big noses.
Matilda is turning 25 this year! Kind of unbelievable, right? How can it already be 25 years since this wonderfully witty, intelligent five-year-old sprang onto the literary scene, inspiring all of us to read more and fight the man with our powers of telekinesis (Er, or just wish wehad powers of telekinesis)? We’re celebrating this milestone […]
Robert Wilder has published essays in Newsweek, Details, Salon, Parenting, Creative Nonfiction, Working Mother and elsewhere. Rob has been a commentator for NPR’s Morning Edition, The Madeleine Brand show, and On Point. He lives in Santa Fe with his cool family. We’re very grateful to him for sharing his all-time favorite family pick with us.