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Saturday, May 01, 2010
Finding Famous Authors in the Windy City
What???? What's happening here, and why is Lisa attacking
Well, I'll get to that on a future blog. But first, even though I'm in New York at this very second, I still need to finish my blog about the wonderful
in Chicago, where I was a couple days ago. Peepy got all technical and we Skyped into classrooms in Blue Springs, MO during Ruth Culham's symposium about writing, featuring
BOBBY VS. GIRLS (ACCIDENTALLY)
. . .
(That's my editor,
, education expert/author; wonderful teachers, Tami Willimas and Linda Brock; Moi and Ruth's editor, Ray Coutu) The convention floor was packed with publishers, including mine --
. Wow! Take a look at the Scholastic Booth(s) . . .
Scholastic Book Fair's
hosted the Readers Theater . . .
(Robin's on the left, with 39 CLUES dudes
) After reading from
BOBBY VS. GIRLS
, and doing a book signing, I roamed the convention floor. And LOOK at the famous authors Peepy and I ran into/ran after. There's
. . .
It must have been some sort of Newbery Assembly, because we saw our friends,
. . .
And we got to meet Newbery-ian
. Here's our drawing of Rebecca when she won the Newbery and we
blogged about it
, and the real Rebecca up close and in person!!!
Scholastic President, Chairman and CEO
said this to Peepy and Moi . . . 1) I love
, we need more like them!!! 2) Peepy and I are BFF!!! 3) Who wants Jell-O?!!!
(Answer: #1) Oh! And there's
, a Glue Animal,
, who's also the editor of
. . .
Then there's this mystery author. It's 1) Snoopy, 2) Bill Shakespeare, or 3)
. . .
The next day, we did a presentation, along with
Ruth McNally Barshaw
, who not only plays musical instruments, but taught us how to draw . . .
Okay then, so next blog we'll attempt to explain what
Christopher Paul Curtis
are doing . . .
But in the meantime, check out
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