Tag Archives: Caldecott

Radiant Child – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Today is multicultural children’s book day and what better way to celebrate than with this visually stunning picture book biography about modern art phenomenon Jean-Michel Basquiat, which has just won the Caldecott Medal and the Coretta Scott King Award for … Continue reading

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Librarian Interview – Betsy Bird

I suspect that even if you have only been writing for children for a short while, if you live in the US (and maybe elsewhere) you will know the name Betsy Bird, who was the Youth Materials Selections Specialist of New … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday – GONE WILD

Today is Endangered Species Day 2012 and my book selection pays homage to this. You can find out much more about events/reading/films and other resources fot this day at www.stop.extinction.org, for example they have a list of ten easy things … Continue reading

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