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Betsy Bird
Got me a blog. Got me a podcast. Got me a job (librarian). Got me a book or six. Now got me a Twitter feed.
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Betsy Bird 53m
Remember when the new Margaret Edwards Award winner and the new Newbery winner had a talk? + for the double win!
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Betsy Bird 58m
Replying to @dsantat @KadirNelson
And didn’t he just dash it off quickly too? The man is a master at portraiture.
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Betsy Bird 3h
A shush-worthy offense.
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Betsy Bird 3h
And now let us all exhale that breath we were holding in relief. Aaaaahhhh. Love these winners. Wouldn't it have been neat to see Jerry Craft and Kadir Nelson on The Today Show? *sigh*
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Betsy Bird 6h
I am admittedly confused. There are people who don’t hear electricity everywhere? I thought we all did.
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Betsy Bird 14h
Replying to @amyignatow @HarrellRob
It is very good stuff.
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Alec Chunn is at #alamw20 Jan 25
50 years of FROG & TOAD celebrated at the Breakfast. I’m obsessed with this 1972 memo that corrects an error that titled the book FROG & TOAD GET TOGETHER.
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Betsy Bird Jan 25
Replying to @susanuhlig @scbwi
You are too kind. There are exponentially more hand gestures when I’m in person. Much flailing.
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Stephanie Lucianovic she/her ⛈️ Jan 24
You gotta read this thread.
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Betsy Bird Jan 23
Storytime just got a kick in the pants. A hand rhyme becomes a picture book all thanks to and and it is, to my mind, everything you could hope for and more:
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Shannon Ozirny Jan 22
this is so good, put it back in print with a more Clanton/Gravel-y cover and 💰💰💰
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Betsy Bird Jan 22
Replying to @PhilHilliker
Once and only once.
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Betsy Bird Jan 22
Replying to @PhilHilliker
This pleases me inordinately.
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Betsy Bird Jan 22
Replying to @rams830
Well, that raises the bar a bit.
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Betsy Bird Jan 22
What We're Missing: Gems of World Kid Lit. David Jacobson guest posts about titles for kids that haven't made it to American shores (yet!) but that you should know:
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Melissa Stewart Jan 22
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Cheryl B. Klein Jan 21
Vietnamese translators & writers! We at are looking for someone to translate a short English rhyming text into Vietnamese. Experience preferred but not required. My DMs are open. Thanks!
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Betsy Bird Jan 21
Replying to @grubreport
Oh, that is great! The Dani books are so under appreciated in the States. I’m so pleased that they’re going well for you. I should try them with my daughter!
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Betsy Bird Jan 21
Replying to @grubreport
I saw them! I think Kate missed them tho.
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Betsy Bird Jan 21
It is my extreme pleasure to present today the cover reveal of the first release from : Daniel Nayeri's middle grade fictionalized memoir of his time as an Iranian refugee kid to his life in Oklahoma. Prettiest cover of the year? You decide:
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