December 19, 2005

BookVoyages #10

In episode 10, I mention the School Library Journal's Best of 2005 List, an article on the goals of the company behind the Narnia movie, new US Postal stamps featuring animals from children's literature, and a British study with some insights on poorer students reading habits. I review Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook by Shel Silverstein, Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents: Nutcracker, and Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert. Sam of The SG Show Podcast reviews The Penultimate Peril by Lemony Snicket. That's all until January 9th, 2006! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December 12, 2005

Book Voyages #9

Episode 9 is a holiday gift buying edition. Recommended titles include Winter's Tale by Robert Sabuda, Terrific by John Agee, Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn Buehner, various boxed sets of books, Inkspell by Cornelia Funke, Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, and Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg by Gail Carson Levine and David Christiana. Other news includes the passing of Stan Berenstain and extending the deadline for Mystery Book entries.

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December 2, 2005

November 11, 2005

BookVoyages #7

Episode 7 features news about the Robert's Snow book and Auction, as well as a review of Eldest and a description my trip to get my copy of Eragon and Eldest autographed with my nephew. Also, the next clue to the Mystery Book.

November 4, 2005

BookVoyages #6

In the sixth episode, I discuss two other podcasts, Teen Libarian and The SG Show. I discuss some changes to Book Voyages, including moving to a weekly format, renaming the episode titles for iTunes users, and prizes with the Mytery Books. Finally, I review a few books.

October 25, 2005

Episode Five

In episode five I interview author and illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka, who has written six picture books: Annie Was Warned, Baghead, Bubble Bath Pirates, Good Night Monkey Boy, Max for President, and Punk Farm. Visi his web site at http:www.studiojjk.com.

August 26, 2005

Episode Four

In episode four I interview author Peg Kehret, who has written 44 children's books including Shelter Dogs, Small Steps, Spy Cat, Abduction, Cages, and many more. I do a short sound seeing of her house and introduce a new mystery book.

July 8, 2005

Episode Three

In the third episode I introduce myself, talk about upcoming shows, and interview a fifth grade student about the books he is reading. I also reveal the last Mystery Voyages and give a new one as well as discuss the article Pirating Potter: The Economics of Book Counterfeiting.

June 10, 2005

Episode Two

This is the second BookVoyages, including our first Mystery Book Voyage and reviews of a picture book and a chapter book.

May 6, 2005

Episode One

This is the first posting of BookVoyges! It inlcudes brief look at a picture book and an author's website.