Jill Hummels

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Typing cows make demands in Cronic's tale

Ag school will never be the same. "Click, Clack, Moo, Cows That Type," written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin, matches cultivated bovines with collective bargaining and produces a story everybody can agree on.

Guide to creepy crawlies spins powerful web

By Jill Hummels I hope this doesn't bug you too much. But there's a really cool Klutz guide that defies children to think of bugs in a whole new way. "Spotter's Guide to the Nastiest Bugs in the Backyard" is a 12-paneled laminated fold-out booklet that has some awesome pictures of insects and some of the most useful and useless information around.

Johnson builds a unique children's book

Kansas University alumnus taps into imagination

By Jim Hummels Journal-World assistant features and arts editor A Lawrence native has been hard at work so children can build upon their knowledge.

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