WI Author’s “Eggs 1, 2, 3” Makes Best List of NY Public Library

Eggs 1, 2, 3: Who Will the Babies Be? by South Milwaukee author Janet Halfmann has made the New York Public Library’s 2012 Children’s List of 100 Titles for Reading & Sharing.
Here’s how the judges described Janet’s book: “What hatches from eggs? Discover the answer in this counting book, riddle book, and natural-history book all in one.”
Eggs 1, 2, 3 is a lift-the-flap book for children ages 2-6. It is Illustrated by Betsy Thompson, and published by Blue Apple Books

The librarian judging committee that chose the 100 books said, “Indeed, readers can be assured that there’s no shortage of creativity in the world of storytelling. The New York Public Library’s librarians invite you to peruse these offerings and find just the right stories to put in the hands of your favorite children—complete with a strong dose of imagination and a dash of whimsy.”

Janet won CWW’s 2011 Tofte/Wright Children’s Literature Award for her book Star of the Sea: A Day in the Life of a Starfish.

Janet will be selling and signing Eggs 1, 2, 3 and her other books at the South Milwaukee Christmas Market, Sat, Dec 8, 10 am-3 pm, South Milwaukee High School, 801 15th Ave.

 More information about Janet’s books are at http://www.janethalfmann.com
Information about CWW’s 2012 contests and awards is at http://www.wiswriters.org.

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