Project Child’s Play

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Fashion and children’s literature icon Heidi struts onto the runway, leading one of her goats on a chic, to-die-for leash. HEIDI: Hello, everyvon and velcome to da runvay! I am your host, Heidi. This is Ziegfried. Your challenge vas to design a fresh new look for some of children’s literature’s biggest icons. Von of you […]

BGHB and HBAS

  We’re in the final hours of planning the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards (tomorrow night) and the Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium (Saturday). Thanks mainly to the super-capable and farsighted Katrina Hedeen, we seem to be on track, but last night I dreamed that Seal and Heidi Klum RSVPed late and I could not find […]

But Where in the World Is Nina Garcia?

It’s getting very difficult to muddle on without her, but we have nevertheless appointed our judges for the 2010 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards. They are Horn Book Magazine executive editor Martha V. Parravano, NYT children’s books editor Julie Just, and novelist (and long-time-ago Horn Book columnist) Gregory Maguire. Information about the awards and guidelines for […]

>Would you care?

>The legal wrangling over Project Runway has prompted the jilted network Bravo to start another fashion show: Last week Bravo completed a four-city casting tour for a new series tentatively titled “The Fashion Show,” whose winner will be chosen by viewers rather than a panel of fashion experts, as it is on “Project Runway.” Color […]

>I’m still no Tim Gunn, but . . .

>Here is ALA Runway!

>I have watched Tim Gunn, and I, sir, am no Tim Gunn.

>. . . so what do I tell the lovely Rachel Smith, who will be making her Newbery-Caldecott banquet debut this Sunday and wants to know What to Wear?

>A role model in better clothes

>When I got an email from Robin Smith with the subject line “Someone we both love,” I thought, oh God, I really cannot handle another death right now. But I perked right up when I opened it and saw that rather than an obituary, it was a link to a New York Times article about […]