In preparation for the Horn Book Board of Directors annual meeting tomorrow, I've been going through this blog's entries for the past year to remind myself of what I actually spent my time doing. I was pleased to notice that reader participation has gone way up, and thank you for that. A year ago it was five comments here, six comments there--but then I came across a short, unopinionated and completely fact-based post announcing the winners of the Boston Globe Horn Book Awards. Sixty comments? Really? Whatever for? And then I open up the comments box and remember that if there's one thing besides itself that gets the children's-book blogosphere chatting, it's Kate DiCamillo.
Good times. Now: on to cleaning my office!