Welcome Ramadan: Night of the Moon (A Muslim Holiday Story)

Wednesday, September 3, 2008.

The Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday StoryAuthor: Hena Khan
Illustrator: Julie Paschkis
Published: 2008 Chronicle Books (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0811860620

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Luminous geometric patterning, spacious blue views of the changing moon and warm orange spreads of bustling celebration give us a gorgeous glimpse of the treats and traditions of Ramadan.

More of Islam and the Arab World on JOMB:

Up From The Ashes: Fatima the Spinner and the Tent

Wednesday, June 24, 2009.

Fatima, the Spinner and the TentAuthor: Idries Shah (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Natasha Delmar (on JOMB)
Published: 2006 Hoopoe Books (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1883536421

This delicately illustrated tale of travel and tragedy reminds us that today’s disaster just might be a necessary step towards the ultimate attainment of our heart’s desire.

Other books mentioned:

More middle eastern reading on JOMB:

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Poetry of Motion: Silent Music (A Story of Baghdad)

Saturday, November 29, 2008.

 Silent Music (A Story of Baghdad)Author: James Rumford
Illustrator: James Rumford
Published: 2008 Roaring Book Press (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1596432764

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Loops, dots, masts and curves glide gracefully across exotically patterned images of football, friends and family as a young Iraqi contemplates practice, peace and beauty.

More of Islam and the Arab World on JOMB:

HOTLINE VOICES: Musician and father Curtis Harnanan shares his love for An Island Christmas (by Lynn Joseph and Catherine Stock)

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Last Call for 2008 Cybils Nominations: Act Now

Tuesday, October 14, 2008.

Hurry! Your chance to nominate your favourite children’s book of 2008 in each of nine categories for the third annual Cybils Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards ends on October 15 2008. So pop over to www.Cybils.com and make your voice heard now.

Here are some great books of 2008 that have yet to be nominated:

Nominations close on October 15 2008, so do it now.

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Sunday, December 23, 2007.

Click on any of the book titles below to hear a chat and read info on one of our favourite books.

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Of Fibre and Friendship: The Story Blanket

Wednesday, December 17, 2008.

The Story BlanketAuthor: Ferida Wolff (on JOMB), Harriet May Savitz (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Elena Odriozola (on JOMB)
Published: 2008 Peachtree Publishing (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1842706942

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Sparingly sprinkled with plump, porcelain people, folky knitwear and hushed goodwill, this gentle tale of creativity and compassion feels just like a cozy winter classic.

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More woolly reading on JOMB:

HOTLINE VOICES: Toni Patten shares a few of her family’s favourites including anything by Dr. Seuss, poetry books by Shel Silverstein, and books Goodnight Moon and There’s a Monster in My Closet.

We’d love to hear your thoughts on a favourite children’s book. Leave us a voice message on our JOMB listener hotline, +1-206-350-6487.

Love of Reading Gallery – Lucy Autrey Wilson

Thursday, August 7, 2008.

Love of Reading Gallery - Lucy Autrey WilsonThere’s no turning back, now. We’re eight interviews into fifty-one with illustrators and children — artists all — who’ve contributed amazing illustrations that promote a love of reading for the Just One More Book!! podcast’s Love of Reading Gallery.

On this edition, Mark speaks with after-hours illustrator Lucy Autrey Wilson about her contribution called A Book Can Take You Anywhere.

Be sure to enjoy all of the amazing artwork in our Love of Reading Gallery.

Books mentioned:

  • The Wind in the Willows
  • Grimm’s Fairy Tales
  • Hans Christian Anderson Tales
  • Goodnight Moon
  • The Velveteen Rabbit

Silken Strength and Resilience: Red Butterfly (How a Princess Smuggled the Secret of Silk Out of China)

Wednesday, October 10, 2007.

Red Butterfly: How a Princess Smuggled the Secret of Silk Out of China Author: Deborah Noyes
Illustrator: Sophie Blackall
Published: 2007 Candlewick Press (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0763624004

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Delicately depicted in mint, peach and red, this beautifully worded legend shares the solitary heartbreak and secret unraveling of a young girl who shines light into her own uncertain future.

Other books mentioned:

Favourite Children’s Books from PodCamp Philly

Saturday, September 15, 2007.

Photo of Mark interviewing Chef Mark by CC ChapmanOn this edition of Just One More Book!, Mark gathers some book suggestions from Podcamp Philly Campers.

Our guest reviewers, their primary websites/blogs and their favourite children’s books are:

Todd Marrone: Life Doesn’t Frighten Me
Kristen Crusius: Where the Sidewalk Ends
Chef Mark Tafoya: In the Night Kitchen (on JOMB)
Francis Wooby: Goodnight Moon
Jesse Taylor
:
A Wrinkle in Time

C.C. Chapman: Green Eggs and Ham
Gretchen Vogelzang
: Who Says Quack?, Goodnight Moon, The Magic Treehouse Series, The Enders
Steve Garfield
: Help us identify the book
Whitney Hoffman
: Artemis Fowl
Eric Skiff
: Everyone Poops
Christopher Penn
:
The Butter Battle Book
Paige Heninger
: The Rainbow Goblins, Sheep in a Jeep, Charlie and Lola Series
Lynnette Young: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Wizard of Oz

Photo courtesy of C.C. Chapman

Listener Submitted and Guest Reviews #7

Saturday, December 9, 2006.

In this episode, two Listener Submitted Reviews:

and our first Guest Review:

We hope you’ll tell us about one of your favourite books too!

Send your review (five-minutes or less) as an MP3 file in email to justonemorebook@gmail.com, phone it in to our listener feedback line (206-350-6487) or send your text review in email.

Thanks!

Friday, October 13, 2006.

Thank you to everyone who has and continues to support the Just One More Book! podcast by including us in their own projects:

Podcasts

Blogs

Authors & Illustrators

Publishers

Libraries

Schools/Universities

Media

Other

And many thanks to you for including Just One More Book in your day!

Andrea & Mark

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