To start the week off this site was retweeted, Famous Writers' Retreats: The Rooms Where Classics Were Created. Some of the one room cottages are so cozy, who wouldn't want to write?
Even people who are not Harry Potter fans can appreciate the wonder of "Harry Potter' Theme Played On Glasses of Water: Watch The Incredible Video.
I can completely identify with the kids that wrote these letters. I hated going to camp, any camp, anytime of the year. 'P. S. I Still Hate It Here!': Hilarious Kid Letters From Camp
Thanks to the Children's Bookshelf for these tweets.
Just for fun Hermione Granger vs Bella Swan.
Jennifer Nielsen, author of the amazing The False Prince, for this tweet.
For those who love pop-up books, Incredible Pop-Up Books for Grown Ups is a must see.
Page-Turner for the tweet.
This is excellent news and according to the latest reports is a hot selling item in the app store to date; Reading Rainbow Returns As A Startup And An iPad App.
Thanks to TechCrunch for the heads-up about this new app.
It's a shame they had to do it at all but it was brilliant.
Book Burning Party-Troy Library
YALSA for the tweet.
Every time I read a children's book I learn or am reminded of something. I am not the only one who thinks this way; 10 Important Life Lessons We Learn from Children's Books.
Thanks to Scholastic for sharing this link.
This is a very interesting article on the role of the nonfiction writer, Who Stole Helen Keller?
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My favorite quote of the week is shown below. John Hendrix is an amazing author/illustrator.
"Fairy tales are more than true, not because they tell us that dragons exist-but because they tell us dragons can be beaten" -Chesterton
— John Hendrix (@hendrixart) June 19, 2012