Tag Archives: @JanetTashjian

Thank you, Fred Grandinetti by Janet Tashjian

On a recent school visit in San Diego, a student asked my son Jake – who illustrated my novels MY LIFE AS A BOOK, MY LIFE AS A STUNTBOY, and MY LIFE AS A CARTOONIST – who his biggest influences were.  I would’ve bet anything that Jake would say cartoonists like Bill Watterson and Jim […]

A LIBRARIAN WANNABE COMES CLEAN FOR NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK: 10 REASONS WHY I LOVE LIBRARIANS by Janet Tashjian

1. THEY KEEP ME LAUGHING ON LISTSERVS I’m embarrassed to admit how many hours I’ve procrastinated by scanning my inbox for emails from ALA listservs, listening in on librarians dishing about character names, how to get teens involved in writing, and favorite books.  Here’s what people in the business know that outsiders may not – […]