Anita Silvey's Children's Book-A-Day Almanac

Dear Professors and Instructors of Children's Literature, 

I am thankful every day for Anita Silvey's Children's Book-A-Day Almanac. It is an informative and fun resource that celebrates the best children's books. Anita's vast knowledge, charming writing style, and love for the subject will inspire your students to be well-read educators/librarians/parents/aunts/uncles who celebrate children's books every single day. I think Anita's essays will motivate them to host celebrations on National Pig Day (March 1), International Primate Day (September 1), Moldy Cheese Day (October 9), World Origami Days (October 24-November 11), and Jerry Pinkney's birthday (December 22).  

Please tell your students about this valuable resource. Maybe you'll even add it to your course syllabus or post a link to it on the classroom discussion board. I know I would never forget the professor/instructor who introduced me to Anita's useful and inspiring almanac. 

Happy reading! 

-John Schu

I am giving away one copy of Anita Silvey's Children's Book-A-Day Almanac. 

Rules for the Giveaway

1. It will run from October 31 to 11:59 p.m. on November 5. 

2. You must be at least 13. 

3. Please pay it forward. 

4. Smile. :) 

Visit the Children's Book-A-Day Almanac online. 

Borrow the Children's Book-A-Day Almanac from your school or public library. Whenever possible, please support independent bookshops


  1. I adore Anita's site and didn't know she had a new book out -treasure trove of information bound together!


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