In one week’s time the flaming sword of Newbery righteousness shall fall upon us and only the worthy shall be left standing.
Why am I not doing the Caldecott? Because if you think I’m out to sea in terms of Newbery winners then you have NOOOOO idea how out to sea I am on the Caldecott.
Aw, what the heck. Here are some Caldecott cuties to keep you amused too:
Let It Shine by Ashley Bryan
Because I personally believe that Caldecott winners should be given the award based entirely on how well they give a speech. Sure, the book’s very attractive too. But have you ever seen Mr. Bryan conduct himself in front of an audience?
At Night by Jonathan Bean
I really want The Apple Pie That Papa Baked to win but nobody in the entire world seems to feel the same way about it that I do.
Just don’t ask me to predict the Siebert. Whoo, mama.