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‘And You Shall Know Me by My Twitter Bio’ (#7)

And You Shall Know Me

Previously…

And You Shall Know Me by My Twitter Bio’ (#1)

And You Shall Know Me by My Twitter Bio’ (#2)

And You Shall Know Me by My Twitter Bio’ (#3)

‘And You Shall Know Me by My Twitter Bio’ (#4)

‘And You Shall Know Me by My Twitter Bio’ (#5)

‘And You Shall Know Me by My Twitter Bio’ (#6)

Sure you may know your children’s authors and illustrators, but can you name them from reading their Twitter bios? Test your skills below.

All credit for this post idea goes to Laura Given (@LibLaura5) – she gave it to me (thanks, Laura!).

Scoring

If you can name the author or illustrator after reading the bio only – 3 points

If you can name the author or illustrator after reading the bio and one clue – 2 points

If you can name the author or illustrator after reading the bio and two clues – 1 point

#1

Twitter Bio 7-1

Bio: Yet another novelist living in Brooklyn. Longing for the Pacific. Ex-hooper turned reluctant jogger. Folk-song wannabe. Love doctor.

Clue 1: He is a Newbery Medal winner

Clue 2: His first book is called Ball Don’t Lie

Click here to reveal the answer

#2

Twitter Bio 7-2

Bio: Reader. Writer. Hedgehog doodler.

Clue 1: Location: Harrisburg, PA

Clue 2: She won a Caldecott Honor in 2015.

Click here to reveal the answer

#3

Twitter Bio 7-3

Bio: [Author] is a writer of children’s and young adult fiction including [Title] & [Title]. Oh – & Young People’s Poet Laureate.

Clue 1: Location: Brooklyn, NY

Clue 2: She has won four Newbery Honor awards.

Click here to reveal the answer

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

Comments

  1. Love this feature! I have such fun guessing, even if it usually takes me a clue or two. (One day, I’ll manage off the bio alone!)