Hobbit Pasta and Dahlian Slugfests
Don’t forget that November 21st is the last day to nominate anything for a Cybil Award. Keep ’em coming, keep ’em coming.
The great literary feuds of children’s literature? They happen. Gail Gauthier reminds us of Eleanor Cameron vs. Roald Dahl "slugfest" (great term) and all that it entailed.
Sam Riddleburger and Lingwe court controversy with a reconsideration of Lloyd Alexander. Both are great posts, and I’m grateful since it has brought Lingwe to my attention. This is a blog that discusses, "J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, the Inklings, J.K. Rowling, and fantasy literature in general; language, linguistics, and philology; comparative mythology and folklore — and more". Hello, new addition to my blogroll! From him I’ve already learned about Lord of the Rings origami and pasta sauce.
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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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