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

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Twitterville Talk #27

The news for the week continues to be the focus on books being adapted to film, more best of 2011 lists and the artistic side of book lovers' everywhere. 

Children's Bookshelf supplied information that War Horse and Hugo have both been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Drama.  War Horse is a film adaption of the novel by Michael Morpurgo of the same name.  Hugo is the film adaptation of the Caldecott Award winning The Invention of Hugo Cabret written and illustrated by Brian Selzniak.

Christopher Paul Curtis has penned a sequel to Bud, Not Buddy, titled The Mighty Miss Malone.  Read the Publishers Weekly starred review.

The New York Times has posted another illustrative slide show, Pop-Up Book Roundup

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor, reviewed here in The New York Times, Sunday Book Review, has been acquired by Universal.  I am sensing a trend.  I like this trend if well done.

Joy Fleishhacker at School Library Journal writes Watch and Read:  Tin Tin's Big Screen Adventure.   I can hardly wait.

The Digital Shift at Library Journal and School Library Journal breaks news and offers insights--YouTube for Schools Offers a Remedy-and Underscores Ongoing Filter Issues.

 Interview:  Behind the Scenes with Walter Wick--Get the scoop on the I Spy guy.

At The Digital Shift check out a fantastic list of lists, SLJ's Best of 2011 Roundup.

And for the sheer fun and beauty of it all take some time to look at the 25 Most Beautiful Pinterest Pins for BookwormsThanks for sharing Shelf Awareness.

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