Morning Notes: Voicey Edition
CAPTAIN COMES TO THE THEATER
If you haven’t already seen/read/heard Captain Underpants is coming to the big screen (voiced by Ed Helms – great choice) and Entertainment Weekly has the first look here.
ONE LAST BEST OF 2016 SPECTACULAR!
The Nerdies have been announced.
All The Wonders shared their best of the year lists.
A Fuse #8 Production completed an amazing feat with 31 Days, 31 Lists. I especially like the last one – lots of under the rader choices.
And the Cybils Finalists were announced (winners coming on February 14).
CAST YOUR VOTE . . .
. . . for the books you think should win the Geisel award, over at The Guessing Geisel blog. Click here to pick your favorite.
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR LIED TO YOU AS AN ADULT
Real Headline Alert! Click here to read.
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia. Out May 9, 2017.
Hey, hey! A new Rita Williams-Garcia on the horizon. When I was reading the Edelweiss Key Selling Points for this book, they described Williams-Garcia’s writing as “voicey”. I think that’s a pretty great description. Here’s looking forward to this one.
Author James Preller has been doing some really excellent interviews over at his blog lately. If you dig stuff like The Number Five Bus Presents . . .. then I think you’ll be into these Q&A sessions between creators too. Click here and start scrolling to reading interviews with Matt Phelan, Jeff Newman, Matthew Cordell, Aaron Becker, Nancy Castaldo, Jessica Olien, Matthew McElligott, Susan Hood, Hazel Mitchell, Hudson Talbott
Every once in a while the US Postal Service will throw us a bone with a children’s literature-related stamp. But these might be the best yet. Thanks @AlisonLMorris for the heads up.
Look what's coming in 2017 – @USPSstamps featuring art from The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats! Fabulous excuse to send more snail mail! pic.twitter.com/zsFRSNYfuD
— Alison L. Morris (@AlisonLMorris) December 27, 2016
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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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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