February 8, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Pull up for the latest stop on the Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour! We're talking today with two of the people behind the Honor Book in the Young Adult Category, WHISTLE!
February 12, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Each year, the winners of the Sydney Taylor are "sent", as it were, on blog tours. And today, I am pleased beyond measure to be speaking with Andrew Maraniss, winner of the Sydney Taylor Honor for Middle Grade, for his book Games of Deception: The True Story of the First US Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany.
September 18, 2019 by Betsy Bird
You want something high class and snazzy? You know who to turn to. Today I sit down (virtually) with Marilyn Singer and I pull no punches, people! Good thing I really like today's book.
November 7, 2017 by Betsy Bird
All right, folks. I don’t usually do straight up blog tours and the reasoning for this is simple. There are a fair number of them out there and how do you choose which ones to feature? But today’s book is kind of special. As you may know, I’ve a soft spot in my heart for […]
August 22, 2016 by Betsy Bird
Blog tours. Generally speaking I don’t really do them. Nothing against them personally, they just don’t always speak to the tenor and distinctive tone of individual blogs. It takes a particularly keen one to get me out of my hidey-hole so that I’ll participate. It takes, in short, Aaron Zenz. But first . . . […]
May 5, 2016 by Betsy Bird
Who? What? Where? When? Why? It’s a blog tour, kiddos! A tour of bloggy goodness. More than that, it’s a graphic novel blog tour done to celebrate Children’s Book Week in all its fancypants glory. The subject of today’s interview is none other than Eric Colossal. Colossal, if the name is new to you, is […]
June 10, 2015 by Betsy Bird
When I was asked to participate in the current Circus Mirandus Blog Tour, I was intrigued. You know how sometimes a publisher will fall in love with a debut novel and then promote the whozitz out of it, hither, thither, and yon? Well, that’s what Penguin has done with this title from first time author […]
December 1, 2014 by Betsy Bird
On April 19th of this past year I hosted a Children’s Literary Salon at NYPL called Podcasting Children’s Books: Ins and Outs, Ups and Downs. Unlike a lot of my Salons, this one was actually recorded and turned into a podcast here. Why am I telling you all this? Because that podcaster, one Matthew Winner, […]
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