Noted author Ann Bausum will receive the Children's Book Guild of Washington D.C.'s Non-Fiction Award on Saturday April 29 at a luncheon at Clyde's restaurant. There will be an opportunity to purchase her books and have them signed as well as hear Ann talk about her work. The event is at Clyde's Gallery Place from noon to 3 p.m. . Tickets are $35 and may be ordered through the Guild web site childrensbookguild.org or by mail with a check to the guild c/o Terry Jennings, 1836 Post Oak Trail, Reston, Va. 20191.
Please note that three of our exceptional members are on the ALSC section of the American Library Association Ballot that should have been received by all ALA members. Kathie Meizer is on the ballot for ALSC Board, Theresa Cain is on the ballot for the Caldecott Committee and Sandra Eklund is on the ballot for the Newbery Committee.
This beginning “Elephant and Piggie” reader introduces a big guy who takes a big ball and a small guy who tries to get it back.Wordplay between concepts of “big” and “little” entertain as everyone discovers that size can be relative.
Dynamic cartoon illustrations capture Piggie's eagerness to play his new trumpet for Elephant. Piggie's response to Elephant's honest assessment of both his trumpet and his playing surprises in this easy reader.
Meet the Pygg brothers! That's what Wilfong the wolf wants to do, too . . . but in this clever, colorful early chapter book, it's not for the reason you'd think! Plenty of huffing and puffing, but riddles and surfing, too.