Wednesday, May 26, 2010

It's a Book by Lane Smith

It's a Book by Lane Smith is due out August 3, and is sure to be popular. Here is the video promo for it.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Make your own comic strip

Make Beliefs Comix is a free site for making your own comic strip. You don't have to be talented in drawing. It is free. It is fun. Try it, you'll like it. I apologize for the blurry picture of my first attempt. If you click on it, it will become clear.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Covers of Dairy of a Wimpy Kid from Around the World

Thought this was just one of those interesting little sidetracks we librarians get on.
Chad Beckerman posted on his blog the different covers of Wimpy Kid from around the world.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Picture Books Turned into Cakes

Cake is great at any time but when made to look like your favorite picture books it is even more fun. Cake Wrecks gives us a delicious look at some of the best.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

My vote for the 2010 Caldecott

Kirkus, Vampires, & Wild Things ... Oh my

Today was a busy of day of little interesting nuggets.

Kirkus may not be going under after all. See Huffington Post To some this is good news. To others not so much.

40% of the best selling series for children and teens are about vampires as of this date.

Where the Wild Things Are is now a video game. Who knew? I didn't.

Monday, December 28, 2009

2009 Children's Literature

100 Scope Notes is one of my personal favorite blogs about children's literature. His end of the year review is fun and a delight...The Year in Miscellanea.