While he didn't technically write any picture books, he sure did have an effect on our language: good, old William Shakespeare apparently had his portrait painted in the early 1600s and there's evidence that the painting is directly of him instead of a copy of another piece of art.
I would have to say that I agree with the BookChook
that Mem Fox
is "The Queen of the Read-Aloud." "Fall in love with the pause," is just one of her "14 Fantastic Hints on Reading Aloud."
I know you've heard the big debate, Harry Potter
? Well, the Seattle Public Library has decided to take it to the fans as an after-school fundraiser
, with panels that will "debate the merits of each series." Nicely done Seattle Public Library!
Alrighty then folks. Send me a comment or two and tell me what featured sites or books you've enjoyed. I'm all ears. Until then, have a super weekend and we'll see you back here on Monday.