Plan 7 from Impossible Space

h1 June 26th, 2012 by jules

14 comments to “Plan 7 from Impossible Space

  1. Good morning, Jules,
    I recently read Backseat A-B-See by Maria van Lieshout, Crocodile Tears by Alex Beard (how did I miss this last year) and cried last night when I read The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce.
    Take care of yourself.

  2. Love your letterhead!

    Be sure to eat extra donuts so you have enough energy to get all your work done. 🙂

  3. Best of luck with your work, Jules!

    I read half of Tanita’s Happy Families last night while I was at Lucas’s play rehearsal, and I’m loving the book. I wish I were home finishing it right now.

  4. Love the letterhead! Good luck with the projects. 🙂 e

  5. Margie: I’ve yet to read Joyce’s book.

    Jama: Good plan.

    Adrienne: Tanita’s novel is my next read, like a big ‘ol gift waiting for me.

    Elizabeth: Thanks! I’m enjoying them, so they don’t feel like work.

  6. Actually, I’m trying to decide what to read. Or rather, what to read-read. Too many choices, per usual. In the meantime, I’m sortakinda-reading Volume 1 of the Walking Dead graphic novel series.

    Oh, and I got this book about comic books from The Missus last week. Excellent diversionary material. Impossible to read all in a block, though.

    Love the letterhead! But what unfairly crazy-unrealistic facet of life would demand extra-professionalism?!?

  7. Good luck with all your work!! I’m currently reading Patten’s The Story Giant aloud with my little brother which is really good and I’m reading Cornelia Funke’s newest novel The Ghost Knight, I’m waiting to see if it will pick up because so far I’m kind of iffy on it. And we just read Michael Ian Black and Peter Brown’s The Purple Kangaroo which is was really funny and served as my little brother’s first cognizant intro into “meta-fiction” which was fun to explain.

  8. Jules… I absolutely love your blog and have read it almost every single day for the past few years (with my afternoon cup of coffee, while my 2.5 year old is napping). I will miss you! On the bright side, this will give me a great chance to go back through your old old archives I haven’t read yet. Also I have a VERY good book I’m reading now… “Show Me a Story!” by Leonard Marcus. The interviews with illustrators are terrific, fun, and full of neat bits about their history, childhood, and beginnings in illlustration. I look forward to your book one of these days!

  9. I hope you can keep a straight face
    as well as they do
    on Plan 9 from Outer Space.

  10. We’re collecting the little books in Cheerios boxes…the kids are obsessed with them. I don’t know I can eat another Cheerio, but I love their enthusiasm to read!

  11. I’m just starting Laura Amy Schlitz’s Splendors and Glooms, I’m listening to House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones, and I’m also reading Tempest by Julie Cross for some YA in my diet.

    Love the letterhead!

  12. John, great book! Enjoy.

    Jess, I’m thinking Cornelia’s books would be perfect for my 8-year-old right now.

    Corinna: THANK YOU. How kind! Love that Marcus book.

    Shelley: Ha! You made me laugh outloud.

    Annalisa: Enjoy the tiny books.

    Jess: Oooohhhhhh! I wanna read that (Amy’s book)!

  13. Last week I read two amazing books by the talented Leslie Connor:
    Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel – a picture book beautifully illustrated by Mary Azarian- HMCo 2004; and Dead on Town Line, Penguin 2005. I was not able to put this book down, not even once, until I finished it!!!

    I am also reading Children’s Picturebooks:The Art of Storytelling by Martin Salisbury and Morag Styles. Laurence King Publishing 2012.

  14. Marcela: I’m still reading the Salisbury and Styles book. Good stuff!

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