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Friday, September 25, 2009

PB Planet Posts a Pic of Peter Brown. How Many Pics of Peter Brown Can PB Planet Post?

Hey, PBnauts! Busy, busy day on the Planet today! So instead of our normal daily posts, here's one of my fave "great-author-and-their-book" photos! It's Peter Brown, the super-talented (and really nice!) author/illustrator of the NY Times Bestselling The Curious Garden. (He even joked about the name of this blog, as his initials are also "PB!" So, welcome to Peter Brown Planet!) This pic was taken by yours truly at the fabulous annual Princeton Library Children's Book Festival a few weeks ago. (It's a fantastic event--if you'll be in the area next year, try to go!) Gobs of amazing authors and illustrators were there: Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, Dan Gutman, E.B. Lewis, Nancy Viau, etc. Be sure to scan your local listings and see if there are any kidlit festivals this weekend in your orbit--they're really fun. Got a good one? Be sure to write in and share. Have a great weekend, PBnauts!


Anonymous said...

Awesome, super cool! Sorry I couldn't make it down to Princeton for the festival. Next year!

Ame Dyckman said...

Hi, Tara! OOH, we'd have a blast! We can "OHMIGOD, look over there! It's (INSERT)!" together. This year's festival was especially awesome, because the Princeton Jazz Feast was going on at the same time! (Meet some great authors, buy some great books, then meander over to eat some great food, hear some great music, etc.) It was a good, good day!

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