Tag Archives: Anita Silvey

Singing the Praises of the Rarest Kind of Best by Anita Silvey

Recently, the fine people at Nerdy Book Club ask me how I came up with the idea for Children’s Book-a-Day Almanac. I wish I could respond, “Oh that’s me. A great idea a day.” But so much of my life as a writer has been collaborative – with publishers, agents, and editors. In the case […]

Reading to Understand the World

Today, Mr. Schu interviews Anita on his blog. Be sure to check out the interview after you read Anita’s post. **************************************************** When I think of books and my childhood reading, two images come immediately to mind. The first a small, few hundred volume library in the Village Elementary School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. That was […]