‘And You Shall Know Me by My Twitter Bio’ (#9)
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: Artist and writer.
Clue 1: Location: Southern California
Clue 2: He illustrated the Caldecott Honor winning book Henry’s Box
Bio: Poet, photographer, artist, avid gardener.
Clue 1: This author’s next book is a memoir called Ordinary Hazards
Clue 2: In 2017 she was given the Children’s Literature Legacy Award
Bio: Author/ illustrator of all the books you like. No, not that one. No not that one either
Clue 1: Location: Tucson, AZ
Clue 2: His first picture book was The Dirty Cowboy, written by Amy Timberlake
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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