Happy bookish birthdays (February 2) to…

Happy bookish birthdays (February 2) to…

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This post by Bufo Calvin originally appeared in the I Love My Kindle blog

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2 Responses to “Happy bookish birthdays (February 2) to…”

  1. Lady Galaxy Says:

    Even if you’ve never read it, you’ve got to love Judith Viorst for giving us the title and descriptive term “Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” My favorites, though, are her poetry for kids of all ages collections “If I Were in Charge of the World,” and “Sad Underwear.” I especially like her modernization of a few select fairy tales. As a book lover, I especially appreciate that a child manages to survive the illnesses and bumps and bruises and tummy aches of childhood by the need to finish “My—Oh Wow!—Book.”

    • Bufo Calvin Says:

      Thanks for writing, Lady!

      Agreed! It’s one of the great book titles. 🙂 There are many who love Judith Viorst, certainly. That’s one of the things I like about doing the Bookish Birthdays: it brings to mind authors for me, based on the somewhat random element of when they were born. 🙂

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