Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Out & About: November 14, 2007

Horn Book Podcast with Grace Lin and Alvina Ling. In anticipation of the Robert's Snow: for Cancer's Cure snowflake auction, Lolly Robinson of The Horn Book Magazine talks with children’s author and illustrator Grace Lin and her good friend Alvina Ling, an editor at Little Brown. Both Grace and Alvina write for the Blue Rose Girls blog.
The October 2007 Issue of The Edge of the Forest is now available online.

Check out a YouTube video at the blog of Yuyi Morales. It shows how Yuyi created Little Night: See Me Shine, a music box, for Robert’s Snow 2007.

Tricia Stohr-Hunt has a special Monday Poetry Stretch for us at The Miss Rumphius Effect. She invites blog readers to participate in writing a renga, an ancient Japanese form of collaborative poetry.
Cybils Alert!!! Nominations close on November 21st. Be sure to nominate your favorite children’s and young adult books of 2007. Don’t forget that you may nominate just one book in each category. All nominated books must have a publication date of 2007. Paperback editions of hardcover books published before 2007 are ineligible.


Anonymous said...

Hi, Elaine. I listened to that podcast of Grace and Alvina and enjoyed it very much. Yay for The Horn Book.

Elaine Magliaro said...


Glad you enjoyed the podcast. There's a special relationship between Grace and Alvina. Image having your best friend as an editor, too.