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When love and skill work together, expect a miracle. John Ruskin

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Twitterville Talk #20

There is never a dull moment on Twitter. 

Credit goes to  Children's Bookshelf of Publishers Weekly for the following tweets.

'Elephant and Piggie' author Mo Willems on his latest best seller and his new Pigeon app-VIDEO by Jeff Labrecque is an outstanding interview.

The recently released The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater, which I read in less than 48 hours, has had the movie rights scooped up by Warner Bros.  And Maggie Stiefvater shares her throughts; The power of myth and magic in teenage fiction.

A new show aired October 28 designed just for kids and young adults; Not Just Your Parents' NPR.  Read all about it in an article by Shannon Maughan.

Lionsgate releases character posters for The Hunger Games. I can't wait to see this.

Julie Danielson at Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast sent this tweet.  Thanks.

At Matthew Cordell's blog a challenge was issued; Reawaken your love for the picture book.

Edutopia tweets about a fantastic resource:  100+ examples of use of social media for learning.

School Library Journal blogger, Joy Fleishhacker, posts about all the goodies for the new movie; Watch and Read:  Starring Hugo Cabret.

Best tweet:

The impact of great children's books:  I can never eat marmalade w/out thinking of Paddington, or poached eggs w/out thinking of Frances.  Rick Riordan October 28, 2011

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