Blogging for a Cure, Day Five

h1 October 19th, 2007 by jules

Here is the Robert’s Snow illustrator-and-snowflake feature schedule for Friday, October 19 (pictured here is Christopher Denise’s ’04 snowflake, “Early Snow.” I’m tellin ya’, folks, these snowflakes are too. much. fun. I just had to pick myself up off the floor after seeing this older snowflake. Oliver Finds His Way is one of my favorite picture books ever — and, yes! O! Yes! We will be featuring an interview soon with Phyllis Root, who tells us all about the writing of that book, but I digress. I had no idea this snowflake even existed. Just look at Oliver there!) . . .

In this below schedule, the illustrator’s name links to his/her website, but click on the blog to be taken to that blogger’s snowflake/illustrator feature:

* Graeme Base, featured by Andrea and Mark at Just One More Book

* Denise Fleming, featured by Pamela Coughlan (a.k.a. MotherReader) at MotherReader

* Jeff Mack, featured by Gina Ruiz at AmoXcalli and at Cuentecitos

* Jeff Newman, featured by Franki and Mary Lee at A Year of Reading

* Ruth Sanderson, featured by Camille Powell at BookMoot

Did you see yesterday’s features? It was sort of like the ’80s edition, what with discussions of Jennifer Thermes’ big ’80s ‘do and Sam Riddleburger asking Erin Eitter Kono what her favorite post-’80s music video is. And just look at Henry ice skating from this feature of D.B. Johnson at Elisabeth Rose Gruner’s Lessons from the Tortoise. Oh my, does it get any better than Henry? . . . All the features were wonderful. Man, you bloggers are fabulous. What a great Week One it’s been for this Blogging for a Cure effort. Thank you all for making this entire event run so smoothly, for all the work you’ve put into it, and for all your interesting write-ups (and don’t forget that these features run every day ’til the day before the first auction. That means Saturdays and Sundays, too. So, hey, the week’s not over yet, friends. It will be cyber-snowing tomorrow and Sunday, too).

Also, check this out: Kris Bordessa from Paradise Found has compiled a list of the wonderful give-aways that bloggers and illustrators have provided thus far in the Blogging for a Cure effort. You can read it here. Thanks, Kris! There are some generous, lovely gifts available for you Picture Book Nerds (I say that lovingly; I, myself, am the worst offender of Picture Book Nerd-dom).

Don’t forget this new page here at 7-Imp, which lists all the illustrator features thus far in one spot, and it’s turning into a handy-dandy, way-cool illustrator resource for us nerds. I update it daily.

Hoo boy, let it keep snowing!

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4 comments to “Blogging for a Cure, Day Five”

  1. Ooh. Cute overload with the little plaid jacket. WAY too cute.


  2. Thank you for keeping all this straight and highlighting each day’s posts Jules! I am just amazed by all this bloggity goodness. That snowflake is just adorable.


  3. I guess Oliver has ‘found his way’ yet again. This has been a favorite in our house for several years … Catherine STILL pulls it from the shelf when she has had one of those lost-in-the-woods kind of days. Thanks Jules.


  4. Terry, you will love reading about Phyllis’ idea for it, then, in our upcoming interview with her.

    I just love her. She’s so smart…and tough. And so is Oliver, too, for that matter.


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