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>Watch the, uh, hands; they tell the story

>ALA’s Public Library Association is convening this week in Boston, and last night I had the pleasure of attending a dinner for Jarrett Krosoczka and Jon Scieszka (where were the pierogies?). A good time was had by all as we enjoyed each other’s company and Jon’s stories–particularly hilarious was an anecdote he shared from an autograph session yesterday morning, where a sixty-ish woman, while having Jon sign her book, told him about the time back in her nudist colony when her nudist husband entertained the folks with his rendition of Jon’s True Story of the Three Little Pigs by A. Wolf. In sign language.

Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

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.



  1. >hey roger! it was a pleasure to meet you! until next time! and remember to vote in the 2006 “ZKA” awards…

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