>Little pitchers

>Just back from a busy ALA, and here are a few pictures.

Proud papa Dean Schneider standing next to the poster Lolly designed for his and Robin Smith’s “When A Is for X-Box,” from our July issue (which I think is the most beautiful one we have ever published):

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Newbery-winner Rebecca Stead, her editor Wendy Lamb and her agent Faye Bender dropped by:

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I had to pass this display every day and I think it has scarred me forever. Adele Griffin called them “the children of Pompeii”:

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I spotted two seersucker suits at the Newbery Caldecott banquet and we were at the same table. Zena told me that when this happened once to Ursula Nordstrom and Augusta Baker, Augusta ceded the floor and went back to her room to change. But Laban Carrick Hill and I just posed for a picture:

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When I was at National and my flight was rained out, I discovered that my new phone’s camera can turn anyone into Arthur Geisert:

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More later, including photos from the Five Live Questions series.

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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.

Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    >Nice etching. But where are the pigs?

  2. Moira Manion says:

    >You gentlemen look like you're fanboys for Matt Smith's Doctor Who. http://www.themorningstarr.co.uk/images/first-look-at-new-doctor-on-set/matt-smith.jpg

    There's a "nostalgia" store in the Mall of America which sells those creepy bronzed children. I saw a young boy, probably four, hang back from entering with his family.

    "What's your problem?" said his mother.

    The boy pointed at the statutes and refused to come in. He probably was afraid the shopkeeper would grab him and turn him into bronze.

  3. Fuse #8 says:

    >Did you miss that John Peters had a seersucker jacket on as well? Too bad he didn't pose for the picture with you at the banquet.

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