>Congrats to Siobhán!

>Via childlit, I have learned that Siobhán Parkinson has been named Ireland’s first laureate for children’s literature. Read her bristling article on the Famine in children’s books to clear the faery dew from yer head.

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Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    >Monica Edinger has a video on her post . . .

    http://medinger.wordpress.com/2010/05/11/siobhan-parkinson/

  2. >wow- I just finished reading "Nory Ryan's Song" along with the compnaion to it "Maggie's Door". Guess I better check out some of those other books that Parkinson mentions in her article.

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