Cynsational News & Links

Many joyous wishes to Cynsations readers!

I’m signing off for a few days, but will check back in around the new year. Thanks to all for your readership and support.

Santa Knows: a recommendation by Liz B of A Chair, A Fireplace, and A Tea Cozy. Liz says: “I love his [Alfie’s] determination to prove what he knows to be true; and how that also becomes his insistence that what he believes is something everyone should believe.” Read the whole review.

Thanks to Debbi Michiko Florence for linking to my list of Cynsational Books of 2006. Don’t miss Debbi’s 2006 reading list!

More News & Links

If You Had a Nose Like an Elephant’s Trunk by Marion Dane Bauer, illustrated by Susan Winter (Holiday House, 2001) will be featured on the Martha Stewart Living Radio “Kidstuff” segment on Body Image. Tune in to Sirius Satellite 112 on Dec. 26, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. According to Holiday House, “Martha Stewart Living Radio’s KidStuff is a two-three minute segment whose target audience is parents of children ages 3-12. It features up to six books associated with the topic of the show.” The segment will be aired several times throughout the week. Read a Cynsations interview with Marion Dane Bauer.

childrensauthornetwork: “a community of acclaimed children’s book authors and illustrators.” The authors add: “We promote literacy and the enjoyment of quality books. Through lively presentations we inspire children to read, write, and grow creatively.”

Anastasia Suen’s Blog Central is newly updated. Check out the latest on agents & editors, artists, authors, and children’s and YA literature. Read a Cynsations interview with Anastasia.

Take a sneak peek at Ellie McDoodle: Have Pen, Will Travel by Ruth McNally Barshaw (Bloomsbury, 2007).