- — Chris Barton (@Bartography)Mon, Nov 06 2017 04:01:19
- — Becky Calzada (@becalzada)Sun, Nov 05 2017 23:30:18Some Ss need hooks & @Bartography does this well! Check out the thread to see what he shares #kidlit #txlchat #picturebookmonth https://twitter.com/bartography/status/927296488195096584 …
- — Chris Barton (@Bartography)Sun, Nov 05 2017 22:14:57In less than a month since BOOK OR BELL?’s publication, I’ve learned a lot about how to make this book work as a satisfying read-aloud.
- — Chris Barton (@Bartography)Sun, Nov 05 2017 22:16:48Kids have all sorts of keen observations about details I’d never given any thought to, but two things in particular always come up:
- — Chris Barton (@Bartography)Sun, Nov 05 2017 23:30:51(Along the way, with this book I’ve developed a greater appreciation of the importance of design elements beyond the pages...
- — Austin ISD Libraries (@AustinISDLibs)Sun, Nov 05 2017 23:34:11We read this in the office recently & loved it! @library_queen @shannonpearce13 @ThreePlums Cool to hear about your experience w/ this bk. https://twitter.com/Bartography/status/927317315963834368 …
- — Chris Barton (@Bartography)Mon, Nov 06 2017 00:10:35
- — Chris Barton (@Bartography)Sun, Nov 05 2017 23:40:12When reading my previous books, I’ve blown right past the dedication page. Not for BOOK OR BELL? - for this one, I take my time.
- — Chris Barton (@Bartography)Sun, Nov 05 2017 23:41:22I read my dedication (Mrs. Bryant was my HS journalism teacher) & ask whether it might be a clue to the story ahead. (Spoiler: It is.)
How I make BOOK OR BELL? really sing as a readaloud
Since it was published in mid-October, BOOK OR BELL? (Bloomsbury Children's Books) has become my favorite title for reading around, and I’ve been thinking about why. I'm going to share those thoughts -- with many glimpses of Ashley Spires' hilarious illustrations from the book -- with you.
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