Yes, I'm still alive.
Yes, I'm still working at the library.
Yes, I'm still reading.
Yes, Ruth White was awesome, as was Robert Blake (no not this Robert Blake:
This Robert Blake:
Mo Willems? Well, let's just say it was really hot that day and I heard he didn't wash his hands after using the restroom. I didn't listen to much of him. I did see a wunderbar children's poet called Allan Wolf, whom I have talked about here before. He's vibrant, he's a little crazy, and I'm a huge fan now.
So again, computer is fixed (although the printer is no longer with us, but that doesn't affect you...) I couldn't blog for the past week or so since the talented Mr. Johnson was very deep in the editing process, and we are but lowly artsy fartsy people, without the pretense and wealth, so we have but one functional computer. But I'm back...I can't promise the same lineup, but I will of course still be talking about children's/ya lit. Thanks for your patience.
Oh! In other news, finally started an evening storytime. Last week was trains, next week we're doing Puff the Magic Dragon (the newish one I've reviewed on here)...if you have a kid, and you work during the day, and you live in Knoxville...come on down.