>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):
Newbery-winner Rebecca Stead, her editor Wendy Lamb and her agent Faye Bender dropped by:
I had to pass this display every day and I think it has scarred me forever. Adele Griffin called them “the children of Pompeii”:
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:
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:
More later, including photos from the Five Live Questions series.