Sunday, August 26, 2007

OUT & ABOUT: August 26, 2007

The upcoming Picture Book Carnival: Celebrating the Start of School will be hosted by Mentor Texts. The deadline for submissions is noon on August 29th.

MotherReader is hankering to make up a list of the kidlitosphere’s favorite children’s books of the year. Read all about it in her Best Books of 2007 (So Far) post.

The Poetry Friday Roundup for August 24th is at Book Mine Set.

Some bloggers may be interested in reading Children’s Galleys to Grab by John Sellers, an article from Publishers Weekly (8/20/2007). Included in the piece are books listed under he following headings: Some Don’t-Miss Debuts, Sequels of Note, New from Favorite Authors, and Adult Authors Turn to YA.

From the Cooperative Children’s Book Center: Publishing in 2006 by Megan Schliesman and Merri V. Lindgren.

There’s going to be an exhibit of original artwork from Leo Landry’s book Space Boy, which will be released this fall. The Space Boy art exhibition opening will be held on September 9th at The Danforth Museum in Framingham, Massachusetts. Read more about it at Leoland.

Jarrett Krosoczka, talented picture book author and illustrator…and good friend of the Blue Rose Girls, recently posted images of his “punk farm” snowflake for the Robert’s Snow 2007 and the owl he created for the Keene State College Festival Owl Project at his blog. Check out his cool creations.


Stacey Shubitz said...

Thanks for the mention! So kind of you.

Anonymous said...

How great is that snowflake? Go, JJK!

Elaine Magliaro said...


I hope you get lots of good submissions for the Back-to-School Carnival.


Jarrett did a "punk farm" snowflake for the Robert's Snow auction in 2005, too. I can't wait to see all the 2007 snowflakes! We should be able to view them by the end of this month.