The Boston Globe-Horn Book Award announcement at BEA this past weekend reminded me that I’ve been remiss posting links to noteworthy picture books featured in our Wednesday Review of the Week. Over the next few days I’ll post links to all the RotW picture books since January, but for today I’d like to celebrate the [...]
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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 [...]