Upcoming Event - The 2013 Asian Festival of Children`s Content (AFCC) will be held May 25-30, 2013 in Singapore. The event includes conferences, workshops, master classes and public programs. The 2013 AFCC has activities for teachers, parents and librarians, as well as children's book authors and illustrators.
Winning the 2013 Caldecott Medal - What happened when Jon Klassen found out that he'd won the 2013 Randolph Caldecott Medal for This Is Not My Hat, which he both wrote and illustrated, and that Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, which he illustrated, was named a 2013 Caldecott Honor Book? Jon Klassen found himself in a frenzy of phone calls and joy. To find out more, read Publisher Weekly's 2013 Caldecott Caps Busy Year for Jon Klassen.
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