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 […]
1) I just discovered Bumble and Bumble — the nicest smelling bestest ever hair products. Where have you been all my life? 2) Kevin Henkes book release party for Bird Lake Moon was last night. It was lovely — great chocolate treats and nice short speech. Strangely though I didn’t see everyone there who I […]
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, […]
Great costumes from two of our favorite CCBC Librarians at the Harry Potter party in Madison at B&N East. There’s Madame Hooch, Professor McGonagall, Professor Umbridge and me (sadly costumeless).