One Impossibly Good Article Before Breakfast

h1 November 2nd, 2009 by jules

A quick note this morning, in the category of Interesting to Others Who Are Hip to Kids’ Lit Blogs (well, and also those who are interested in reading about the ever-changing world of contemporary book-reviewing):

Betsy Bird has a great article about children’s lit blogs and their place in the world in the current issue of School Library Journal. Pictured here is the cover. How great is that? Look at those babes. The article is linked online at the SLJ site. It’s here.

Tremendous thanks to Betsy for including 7-Imp in the “Ten Blogs You Can’t Live Without” list. Very flattering, as 7-Imp’s in excellent company there. Most excellent company.

Enjoy the read!

Note: A commenter over at that online article wrote: “Sadly, I understand Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast is ending soon. (Please correct me if I’m wrong!)” Nope, I’ll still be here, as Jama quickly noted in a comment (thanks, Jama!), running my mouth. Eisha is backing out—by choice, but I admit we had too much fun entertaining the notion of staging a fake fight (heh)—but I remain. I’ve got my coffee cup and breakfast in hand, still. Ready and waiting to chat with more folks.

12 comments to “One Impossibly Good Article Before Breakfast”

  1. I haven’t gotten my November issue of SLJ yet. I’m going to wait until I get it to read this article.

    So glad 7-Imp will still be around for the foreseeable future.

    BTW, I’m sending my heartfelt CONGRATULATIONS along to you, Jules. 7-Imp is definitely one of the finest children’s literature blogs around. I can certainly appreciate all the time you must invest in interviewing authors and illustrators, contacting publishers, and writing posts. This was a most well deserved acknowledgment of all your hard work.

  2. Aw, thanks, Elaine. Right back ATCHA, my friend. I’m very excited for your NCTE news and can’t wait to hear more!

  3. Yay, Jules! I came hurtling over here to see if the rumor was founded. We will miss you, Eisha. Thanks for all that you both have done and will continue to do for kids, books, authors, and illustrators.

  4. Big congrats on making the list (SO well deserved)!! An overall fabulous article; this issue is definitely a collector’s item :).

  5. Congratulations! How lovely to see this article and have you featured in it, too.

    I meant to post kicks yesterday. I really did. I’ll go post now.

  6. Congratulations Jules — 7-imp is number one on my list!

  7. Congratulations!

  8. Congrats to all mentioned, interviewed, and involved! Very cool.

  9. The first thing I looked for upon receiving this issue of SLJ was mention of your blog. I devour it on a weekly basis and use it to order books for the collection in my library. Your insightful and stunning reviews have led me to many a terrific book, for which I am very thankful! Congratulations!

  10. Lyn, oh thank you! That is really nice to hear!

  11. I just read the blog article in my SLJ. A hearty congrats to you!

  12. Hi, Alice. Thanks!

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