A Conversation with a Caldecott Winner*: Doug Salati Visits The Yarn Podcast!
*Not to be confused with my Caldecott Conversation series, which, speaking of, I need to fire back up.
I’ve never talked with a Caldecott Medal winner in the days after winning the award, so I was thrilled to talk with Hot Dog creator Doug Salati for the latest episode of The Yarn podcast.
Doug tells the story of “The Call” and the inspiration behind Hot Dog. I was so proud of myself – I didn’t brag to him about this (but now I’m bragging to you, so shame on me). But I did ask him for some Caldecott Medal placement advice:
It was a great time:
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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