"St. Patrick's Day," by Mary Cantwell
The Return of Shel Silverstein

Literary Bits

750pxpulaski_skyway_full_view The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) announced its annual Golden Kite awards earlier in March. Top honors went to Home of the Brave, by Katherine Applegate; Muckrakers, by Ann Bausum; Pierre in Love, by Sara Pennypacker; and Little Night, by Yuyi Morales. (news via School Library Journal)

Items about Margaret Seltzer and her fake memoir, Love and Consequences

The original Winnie-the-Pooh is on the move, and A Fuse # 8 Production documents his departure from his longtime home (NYC's Donnell Library Center).

I send a big, fat "thank you" to the San Francisco Center for the Book and its blog, Teacher Features: Thoughts on Bookmaking with Kids, for the kind words about Chicken Spaghetti. Look at those cool dragons!

Image: Pulaski Skyway, Hudson County, New Jersey. Taken 1978, Historic American Engineering Record.


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