As promised, we’re going to pop up from time to time off-season to keep us all up to date with new books that will be eligible for the next Caldecott. Every week, this website posts a review from the latest issue of Horn Book Magazine. Whenever it’s a picture book review, we’ll put link here. [...]
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It’s about time for us to roll up our tent, shovel our snow, and retreat for a few months of reading and planning. Calling Caldecott might be back here and there if necessary, but mostly we will be waiting on our porches and offices and bookstores for books to talk about starting in September. For [...]
Though we primarily chat about the Caldecott, we get downright giddy when some of out favorites get recognized by other smart folks. The Gryphon award was announced today and two of out favorites are there. This will make Lolly smile. Feel free to post links to other picture book awards in the comments. Many of us [...]
Tuesday’s Caldecott post mortem entry has raised an issue in the comments that I think warrants its own post. First, Robin provided a link to Minh Le’s NY Daily News Page Views blog entry, “This is Not My Hat: Reading (a little) too much into the 2013 Caldecott winner.” I think Le is spot-on in his [...]