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Zoobean Expert on Air: Betsy Bird

If you spend five minutes peeking into the world of children's books and librarians, you are bound to find yourself on Betsy Bird's blog. She is a powerhouse in the industry, and more importantly, she is a mom who has an incredible love for children's literature. She in fact authored a children's book,one of our favorites! Join us for a live conversation with Betsy to talk about the recent children's book award season, as well as the trends she sees in children's and young adult literature. Come armed with questions. I promise, she will tell you *exactly* what she thinks!

RSVP here to join us live on Wedensday, February 5 at 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific.

 

About BetsyBetsy Bird is currently New York Public Library’s Youth Materials Collections Specialist. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, reviewed for Kirkus and The New York Times and has also written the picture book Giant Dance Party, illustrated by Brandon Dorman.  In 2014 Candlewick will publish Wild Things: Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature which she co-wrote with Jules Danielson and Peter Sieruta.  You can follow Betsy on Twitter @FuseEight or at her blog A Fuse #8 Production hosted by School Library Journal.

About BetsyBetsy Bird is currently New York Public Library’s Youth Materials Collections Specialist. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, reviewed for Kirkus and The New York Times and has also written the picture book Giant Dance Party, illustrated by Brandon Dorman.  In 2014 Candlewick will publish Wild Things: Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature which she co-wrote with Jules Danielson and Peter Sieruta.  You can follow Betsy on Twitter @FuseEight or at her blog A Fuse #8 Production hosted by School Library Journal.