Beautiful Beginnings: An Egg is Quiet

Wednesday, August 8, 2007.

An Egg is QuietAuthor: Dianna Aston
Illustrator: Sylvia Long
Published: Chronicle Books (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0811844285

Stunning in its sensational simplicity and resplendent with scientific details, this gorgeously illustrated and warmly worded masterpiece is a stirring introduction to the modest magnificence that is life.

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Interview with Kyle and Brady Baldwin of My Own Book

Monday, August 6, 2007.

Brady and Kyle Baldwin of My Own BookConsider this statistic… 62% of less fortunate children do not have books in their homes. Does that inspire you to help out somehow? It did for sixteen-year-old Kyle Baldwin and his fourteen-year-old brother, Brady. In the spring of 2006, they started the My Own Book Foundation to bring top quality new books to less fortunate children. With the help of their mother, a local bookstore, some grants, publishers and a growing list of sponsors, they are working hard to spread the love of reading to other children.

Our guests on this edition of Just One More Book are Kyle and Brady Baldwin, the founders of My Own Book. You can find their website at


Waiting at The Door to Unger: A Mysterious Visitor (Chapter 1)

Friday, August 3, 2007.

Kendra KandlestarWaiting at the Door to Unger is our ongoing series of Podcast interviews in which we follow the process of writing, editing and publishing Lee Edward Fodi‘s book Kendra Kandlestar and the Door to Unger, the long awaited sequel to Kendra Kandlestar and the Box of Whispers.

In this sixth knock, Lee Edward Fodi teases us with a reading from Kendra Kandlestar and the Door to Unger. So come along, pull up a seat, make yourself comfortable and let us put our ears to The Door to Unger. Here is chapter one: A Mysterious Visitor.

Drawing of Oroook and Kendra: Lee Edward Fodi

A Candid Crescendo: The Philharmonic Gets Dressed

Wednesday, August 1, 2007.

The Philharmonic Gets DressedAuthor: Karla Kuskin
Illustrator: Marc Simont (on JOMB)
Published: 1982 Harper Collins (on JOMB)
ISBN: 006443124X

Peppered with humour and interesting details, 105 parallel melodies of quiet, private bustling sweep us from the calm of a chilly dusk to the resounding beauty of a symphony’s first notes in this inspiring peek at the talented, not-so-unlike-us individuals whose work is to play — beautifully.


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