A Niblings Announcement (Hint: More Niblings)
A while back Jules Danielson (Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast), Philip Nel (Nine Kinds of Pie), Betsy Bird (A Fuse #8 Production), and I joined Facebook forces. We named ourselves The Niblings and began putting our blog posts up on a group page. After plugging away for a while, it became clear that there were a couple of folks who would make our collective better.
We just hoped they would be willing join the mix.
So! It’s an honor to share the following:
The Niblings (consisting of bloggers Travis Jonker of 100 Scope Notes, Jules Danielson of Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast, Philip Nel of Nine Kinds of Pie, and Betsy Bird of A Fuse #8 Production) are pleased to announce two new inclusions into their happy little sphere.
To fill the much-needed YA slot, Mitali Perkins joins us. A distinguished author, responsible for such books as Rickshaw Girl, Bamboo People, Secret Keeper, and this April’s upcoming Tiger Boy, Mitali has maintained her blog, Mitali’s Fire Escape (http://www.mitaliblog.
We’ve been impressed by and big fans of the work of Minh Le for years. Not only has he been blogging for Book Riot, the Huffington Post, and Bottom Shelf Books, but he recently sold his debut picture book, Let Me Finish!, to Disney-Hyperion. You can also find him on Twitter.
So there you have it – our one-stop-shop for all things children’s literature just got better. One-stop-shoppier, if you will.
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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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