A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News
What’s What? Weekly is a new feature on the blog where I am able to share with you some of the fun, bookish things I’ve come across during the week. I hope you enjoy!
Lauren Oliver fans, prepare to jump up and down in excitement. Delirium is heading to the small screen! That’s one show I will definitely be tuning in for each week. Plus, the release of Requiem will be accompanied by a collection of Delirium short stories.
Ever wonder how a picture book is created or what a picture book author’s day is like? The amazing Oliver Jeffers answers these questions in this delightful video. Plus, in celebration of his book The Hueys in… The New Jumper (HarperCollins) you can make your own Huey!
On her blog, Inkygirl.com, illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi interviews Joyce Grant, author of Gabby (Fitzhenry & Whiteside), about her debut picture book, the road to getting published, and some great tips for aspiring writers.
Make reading a game with this Reading Bingo Challenge from the folks at Retreat by Random House. How many boxes have you already checked off this month?
This Sunday (January 27th) is Family Literacy Day! Check out ABC Life Literacy Canada’s website for tips and outside-the-box ideas about how to promote literacy in your home.