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A thread of book awards 1/?
Book awards are great. They help bring attention to less mainstream titles, provide useful starting points for finding new books to read, give recognition to quality work of #authors and #illustrators, bring together great books on thematically, ...
... help us discover wonderful materials to recommend to readers, fill libraries with, use in lessons. Here are a bunch of UK-based (I've avoided local and intenational) awards that are worth a look, with the list featuring awards from the genral to the specific, & covering ...
... fiction; non-fiction; graphic novels; poetry; funny and more, across all the age ranges from EYFS all the way to post-16. Again, not comprehensive or intentionally exclusive, but ones that I think are useful to be aware of if you are in the business of teaching, working ...
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Just got my ARC’s for THIS IS A SEAHORSE! (@AlbertWhitman, 2020) Since people seem curious about the process of making a picture book, I figured I'd write up a THREAD breaking down the choices I made when designing the first book in this series, THIS IS A SEA COW (2019).
1/19
First, a quick jump back in time to 2015 when I attended my first @SCBWI conference. @dsantat spoke about book design. “Form follows function.” It was a lesson that really resonated with me and I became determined to apply what I’d learned to the dummy I was working on.
2/19
That dummy would become my first published book, THIS IS A SEA COW (@AlbertWhitman, 2019).
3/19
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THREAD: READ AND SHARE/RT ONWARD, PLEASE

I know not everyone is a fan of #screentime [feh] for their #kids, but in the face of #CoronaVirus the #KidsMedia world is stepping up.
@bigbadboo Studio is removing the paywall for its #VOD platform @OznozKids. If you're not familiar with it, now's the time to become so, especially if your home speaks more than one language. #Oznoz has 200+ hours of #video content for #children, in 10 languages.
Podcast @wowintheworld is getting activities & resources to #teachers to send home as needed. Their #wowsheet designed by educators can be used with any #Wow episode (tinkercast.com/wowsheet). They're also offering free teacher memberships via @FirstBook (fbmarketplace.org/wow-in-the-wor…)
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