Quote of the Month
When love and skill work together, expect a miracle. John Ruskin
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Twitterville Talk #26
Bear Wants Hat Back; For More, See Kids Book headlines the reading by Daniel Pinkwater of I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen on NPR December 3, 2011. The book is creating quite a buzz.
The Los Angeles Times posted an article, Young adult continues to be the literary world's fastest-growing genre. Good writing brings in readers.
Two of the field's finest meet again; In conversation: Neil Gaiman talks to Shaun Tan.
Highlighting the ground breaking title in 1962, The Snowy Day, is an article in The New York Times, Homage to a Picture-Book Rebel.
Macmillan to Mark 50th Anniversary of "A Wrinkle in Time". Time sure does fly.
Children's Bookshelf at Publishers Weekly supplied the above tweets.
SLJ Librarian Preview: Chronicle Books (Spring/Summer 2012). I hate to wish my life away but some of these titles look outstanding.
SLJ's Top 10 2011: Graphic Novels includes some of the finest titles of any genre of the year. I see that I still have a couple to read.
Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast for the link to Jerry Pinkney and Erin E. Stead: A Caldecott Conversion hosted by Travis Jonker at 100 Scope Notes.
Goodreads Choice Awards Announced; Divergent Voted Favorite Book of 2011
And The Winner Is...
The Horn Book Fanfare: Our Choices For The Best Books of 2011---Wow!
Social Media Revolution 2011.