Just One More Book! Bookmarks and Book List

Friday, January 12, 2007.

Just One More Book!! book listYou can now download and print your very own Just One More Book!! bookmark. Click on the image of the bookmark that appears just below the image of our brochure in the left sidebar.

We’ve also updated the list of books reviewed on Just One More Book!! To download the PDF, click on the image immediately to the right of this text.

Thanks, again, to Nico at Snowy Day Design for his brilliant design work and to Vivian of the CLIP Podcast for the booklist idea and the nudge to get an updated version out!

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Heartbreak and Happiness: How Smudge Came

Friday, January 12, 2007.

How Smudge CameAuthor: Nan Gregory
Illustrator: Ron Lightburn
Published: 1998 Red Deer Press
ISBN: 0889951616

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How better to understand our common humanity than to peek at the inner world of another — and find it so like our own? Soft, coloured pencil illustrations and sparse, personal narrative relate a poignant story of love and loss, freedom and frustration, heartbreak and, in the end, happiness.

Other books referred to in this podcast: Dr. White

Complete Craziness: Irving and Muktuk: Two Bad Bears

Wednesday, January 10, 2007.

Irving and Muktuk - Two Bad BearsAuthor: Daniel Manus Pinkwater (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Jill Pinkwater (on JOMB)
Published: 2003 Houghton Mifflin (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0618354042

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Chucked full of colour, wacky wording and two bad bears bent on blueberry muffins, this crazy book is wacky, arctic fun.

Just One More Book! in School Library Journal

Sunday, January 7, 2007.

School Library Journal Jan 2007Guess who’s featured as the TechKnowledge Site of the Month in the January 2007 edition of School Library Journal — the industry leader for children’s, young adult, and school librarians. Us!!

Many thanks to School Library Journal for the nod. What an honour!

The print version of School Library Journal is available on magazine stands now. Or check out the online version here: Table of Contents and text of article.

I think that’s a picture of me (Andrea) on the cover, btw.

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Interview with Richard Michelson

Sunday, January 7, 2007.

Richard MichelsonMark speaks with author, poet and gallery owner Richard Michelson about the genesis of his children’s illustration exhibit, the challenges of writing across cultural boundaries and his love of playing with words.

Books mentioned: Across The Alley (Finalist, 2006 National Jewish Book Award for Children’s Illustrated Books.)

Participate in the conversation by leaving a comment on this interview, or send an email to justonemorebook@gmail.com.

photo: www.rmichelson.com/RMichelson_Galleries.html

Parochial Pooches: Safe and Sound

Friday, January 5, 2007.

Safe and SoundAuthor: Barbara Nichol
Illustrator: Anja Reichel
Published: 2003 Tundra Books
ISBN: 0887766331

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Written in happily indignant rhyme and brought to life by anxiety-filled oil paintings, this is not your typical adventure tale. Whether you view it as a hosanna to home, a tribute to the timid, or a satirical celebration of the inability to accept diversity, I believe these two small dogs will make you think.

We’d love to hear your view…

Happy Being Me: Suki’s Kimono

Wednesday, January 3, 2007.

Suki's KimonoAuthor: Chieri Uegaki
Illustrator: Stephane Jorisch
Published: 2003 Kids Can Press (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1553377524
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This effervescent story, with its vivid, carefree illustrations and its protaganist’s refreshing win-win attitude, is a rousing celebration of individuality and joie de vivre. We love Suki!!

Interview with Uma Krishnaswami

Monday, January 1, 2007.

Uma KrishnaswamiMark speaks with author, blogger and teacher, Uma Krishnaswami about storytelling, writing for children, and The Peace Page, her online bibliography of books which introduce children to the concepts of war, oppression, conflict, peace and peacemaking.

Participate in the conversation by leaving a comment on this interview, or send an email to justonemorebook@gmail.com.

photo: http://umakrishnaswami.blogspot.com/


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