Tuesday, February 7, 2017
So, last year I read close to 1,000 picture books as part of a group challenge. I tried to read the newest books I could lay my hands on. I recently read some blog posts by David McMullin in which he shared loads of data from the 1,000 books he'd read. I realized that I had some useful information to share from all my labors. Of my books I had:
182 in rhyme-yes they do get published (almost 20%)!!
3 in a how-to format
14 circular/cumulative ie The House that Jack Built- this could be because I like this format
21 about a tender topic such as divorce, the death of a friend, being a foster child
and 132 that I considered my favorites.
This puns shape up nicely in Love, Triangle by Marcie Colleen Synonyms abound in Stegathesaurus by Bridg...
John Green is so much fun, and so great to listen to! Here he is on Mental Floss.
It's that time of year, all the best of 2018 lists are coming out. It's informative to see what books each group highlights. Here is...
He has been wearing the cone of shame and watching me work for days. The least I could do was include him here.