Hot Men of Children’s Literature, Part 43 in a Series
On a Saturday at that.
Betcha you didn’t see THAT one coming, did you?
Well, I’m on vacation and we haven’t had one of these in a while. Why not roll one out then? Now if you take a good long look at past HMOCLs (visible here but you have to scroll down and get to the bottom of my blogroll) you’ll notice that they seem to have various traits in common. No, not the hotness. We acknowledge that that’s sort of a given. No, you see my HMOCLs all tend to be fresh-faced just out of the womb adorable chappies. And, as many would point out, what is the point of running a Hot Men of Children’s Literature blog if you don’t pay proper and adequate attention to nominees with a little age on their side? A little wisdom hand-in-hand with their talent?
Let no one say that I am deaf to such points. So it is that I present today’s newest Hot Man of Children’s Literature member and upstanding member of the community…
You will recall that I am a one-woman cheering section for Buller’s The Noisy Counting Book, to say nothing of his charming Travels of Theolonious series (both done alongside Susan Schade). I have been told by people in the know that Mr. Buller enjoys taking long walks on the beach looking for rocks that bear a resemblance to Pope John Paul and that he owns at least one pair of brown suede sneakers.
Mr. Buller has a website at bullersooz.com, creates his own tarot cards, and he owns the following ukulele:
Beat that, you young HMOCL punks!
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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