Watch Kevin Henkes read from Bird Lake Moon

The best part of the Kevin Henkes reception (besides the chocolate) was his reading from Bird Lake Moon. First, Katy Horning introduced him and then his current editor (whose name I can’t remember — doh!) from Greenwillow spoke. She had a great story about when Susan Hirschman had Kevin call her at the publisher she […]

Patricia MacLachlan, Espresso Cookies, and Pumpkin Bread

Patricia MacLachlan was a great Charlotte Zolotow lecturer, telling stories I’m sure would make her children cringe but brought down the house (so to speak, this was an academic lecture no one threw confetti or anything — maybe I’ll bring some next year and see how it goes over) and welcomed everyone into her family, […]