‘And You Shall Know Me by My Twitter Bio’ (#7)
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: 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
Bio: Reader. Writer. Hedgehog doodler.
Clue 1: Location: Harrisburg, PA
Clue 2: She won a Caldecott Honor in 2015.
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.
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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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