‘And You Shall Know Me by My Twitter Bio’ (#1)
Sure you may know your children’s authors and illustrators, but can you name them from reading their Twitter bios? Test your skills below.
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
Bio: I make books for children and their adult slaves
Clue 1: Location: Brooklyn
Clue 2: Flight of the Dodo is his first picture book
Bio: Writer, illustrator, plant admirer, music adorer, student of dogs, dance apprentice, story-maker, compulsory reader, daydreamer, creator.
Clue 1: One of her favorite books is La Increíble y Triste Historia de La Candida Erendira y su Abuela Desalmada by Gabriel García Márquez
Clue 2: One of her first books is Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
Bio: husband, father, author, illustrator, speaker, producer, radio personality, advocate, amateur bowler
Clue 1: Location: Northampton, MA
Clue 2: His first book is called Goodnight, Monkey Boy
How’d you do?
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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