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Video Sunday: “I’m the tallest and the hairiest so I got the most votes”

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I may have mentioned in my National Book Award post that Jon Scieszka presented an award to Joan Ganz Cooney with the help of none other than Elmo himself.  Well, thanks to the quick thinking of Rocco Staino, we have evidence that this event did indeed occur.  Behold!  It’s Elmo’s/Jon’s World.  I’d sing the theme [...]

National Book Awards: Worth Your Weight in Tiny Food

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Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending my first National Book Award ceremony.  That I had not attended one before is not surprising since (A) it’s pricey and (B) I am not in the publishing business or (strictly speaking) a member of the press.  As it happens, my lovely President of NYPL invited me along [...]