Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Sad news today.  Maurice Sendak has passed away.


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Spring storms, writing couples:



We're glad you're a writer, Nina:


#LineEditsInPublic isn't a hastag, but it should be:


Silly stuff:


We usually collect amusing or inspiring tweets to share, which somehow seems irrelevant when something sad happens.  It's a good antidote to be sure.  But to keep the conversation going, what was your favorite picture book as a child?  

4 comments:

Jennifer said...

My favorite picture book as a child was Stellaluna by Janell Cannon. I was in a reading group in kindergarten and that was one of our books we had to read. It's also one of the books that made me fall in love with reading.

Chihuahua0 said...

#LineEditsInPublic sounds like an amusing hashtag to squeeze stories out of. It's a bit long though. But I don't have the fortune of someone asking me much about my writing in public. Either that, or the fact that I don't like to talk about it.

Sarah Wedgbrow said...

@Jennifer...my kiddunks love that one! Crazy how we remember our first books. Mine was "The Monster at the End of this Book" as told by Grover.

@Chihuahua...I like to talk about it. And then I regret it. I like your system better. :)

Kristan Hoffman said...

Amazing collection of tribute tweets, Sarah. Thanks for rounding them up. Just goes to show what an impact he had, on young and old and everything in between.

I think my favorite picture book was Velveteen Rabbit, although there were many (MANY) others that I loved too. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble... Corduroy... Goodnight Moon...

As for #LineEditsInPublic, heh, I am CONSTANTLY acting or testing out bits from my writing. It's so embarrassing that I had to quit my job to work from home. ;)

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