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Matthew Winner
Works at Elementary Teacher Librarian. Read along at BusyLibrarian.com
Attended Towson University
Lives in Ellicott City, MD 21042
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Today's blog post was the 500th on http://www.busylibrarian.com! Pretty awesome stuff! Thanks for reading and supporting me for nearly 5 years running!
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Let's Get Busy podcast (Ep. 129). Christian Robinson, illustrator of Last Stop on Market Street (@Penguinkids) by Matt De La Pena, Gaston (@SimonKids) by Kelly DiPucchio, and Josephine (@ChronicleKids) by Patrcia Hruby Howell, stops by to talk about the art of fun, trusting the process, desigining illustrations to bring himself the most joy. http://lgbpodcast.blogspot.com/2015/03/christian-robinson-ep-129.html
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World Read Aloud Day blogging challenge Week 3: Profile Partners http://www.busylibrarian.com/2015/02/wrad15-blogging-challenge-week-3.html
I'm participating in the World Read Aloud Day Blogging Challenge. Enjoy my entry in our first challenge and consider joining yourself. Week 3: February 23 - March 1 Profile Partner Here I am taking a selfie with two of ...
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Let's Get Busy (Ep. 126). Kat Yeh (@YehFace), author of The Truth About Twinkie Pie (@LBKids), stops by to talk about an idea that took root over NaNoWriMo, the amazing ways friends and the kidlit community celebrate book releases, and not knowing your story is going to end up where it does until you sit down and write it out. http://lgbpodcast.blogspot.com/2015/02/kat-yeh-ep-126.html
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World Read Aloud Day (WRAD15) Blogging Challenge: Week 2 http://www.busylibrarian.com/2015/02/wrad15-blogging-challenge-week-2.html
I'm participating in the World Read Aloud Day Blogging Challenge. Enjoy my entry in our first challenge and consider joining yourself. Week 2: February 16 - 22 You & Someone New I chose to answer these questions with Ei...
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Let's Get Busy (Ep. 124). Dev Petty (@DevPetty), author of I Don't Want to Be a Frog (@doubledaypub), stops by to talk about bizarre serendipity, her debut picture book forest animal existential crisis, and making sure kids know it's okay to say "I don't know."
http://lgbpodcast.blogspot.com/2015/02/dev-petty-ep-124.html
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Welcome Gallery Nucleus​, new sponsor of the Let's Get Busy podcast. To celebrate, here are 10 awesome prints, shirts, and books available from Gallery Nucleus I think you'll love. Listeners of #LGBpodcast receive 15% off with promo code. http://www.busylibrarian.com/2015/03/favorites-at-gallery-nucleus.html
Gallery Nucleus is a new sponsor of the Let's Get Busy podcast, and listeners of the podcast can receive 15% off their next purchase by entering the promo code shared at the beginning of this episode. To celebrate, here ...
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Let's Get Busy (Ep. 128). Matthew Cordell (@CordellMatthew), author illustrator of Wish (@DisneyHyperion) and illustrator of Special Delivery (@MacKidsBooks) by Philip C. Stead, stops by to talk about satisfying two vastly different audiences, throwing lines away if they don't look spontaneous enough, and the immortal work of Fred Rogers. http://lgbpodcast.blogspot.com/2015/02/matthew-cordell-ep-128.html
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Let's Get Busy (Ep. 127) Benji Davies (@Benji_Davies), author illustrator of The Storm Whale (@MacKidsBooks) and illustrator of Goodnight Already (@HarperChildrens), written by Jory John, stops by to talk about working on short films, how some books are like sitcoms, and using storyboading to find the beats.
http://lgbpodcast.blogspot.com/2015/02/benji-davies-ep-127.html
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Let's Get Busy (Ep. 125). Chris Giarrusso (@Chris_Giarrusso), author of The G-Man Super Journal: Awesome Origins (@AndrewsMcMeel) and three G-Man graphic novels (@ImageComics), stops by to talk about disovering the Peanuts comics anthologies at his school library at an early age, the origins of his kid superhero protagonist, and bridging the gap between picture books and chapter books.
http://lgbpodcast.blogspot.com/2015/02/chris-giarrusso-ep-125.html
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The Best Book Ever [this week]. 5 books reviewed in 5(-ish) minutes. 

THIS WEEK'S LIST: 

- THE LEGEND OF THE DUST BUNNIES: a fairy's tale by Michelle R. Eastman, illustrated by Kevin Richter (Michelle Eastman Books)
- IZZY & OSCAR by Allison Estes and Dan Stark, illustrated by Tracy Dockray (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky)
- ATTACK! BOSS! CHEAT CODE!: a gamer's alphabet by Chris Barton, illustrated by Joey Spiotto (POW! kids books)
- THE DRAGON & THE KNIGHT: a pop-up misadventure by Robert Sabuda (Simon & Schuster Kids)
- THE STRATFORD ZOO MIDNIGHT REVIEW PRESENTS: MACBETH by Ian Lendler, illustrated by Zack Giallongo (First Second)

http://lgbpodcast.blogspot.com/2015/02/five-books-reviewed-in-five-minutes.html
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Let's Get Busy (Ep. 123). Kelly DiPucchio (@kellydipucchio), author of Gaston (@SimonKids), Zombie in Love 2+1, and Crafty Chloe, stops by to talk about a cautionary tale of bacon, an obligation first and foremost to the kids, and her brain's inclination to create ideas from whatever is thrown at her. http://lgbpodcast.blogspot.com/2015/02/kelly-dipucchio-ep-123.html
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