My wonderful editor, Liz Szabla, sent me the best thing I've received all year: a hot-off-the-presses first copy of
Justin Case: School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters
It looks fantastic, even better than I'd hoped. I keep picking it up, looking through it at Matt Cordell's adorable drawings, reading bits... I am so excited to get more copies and start sharing them with people. Maybe I should have a contest to give some away -- what do you think? What should the contest be?
Oh, and Liz also emailed another lovely review, this one from The Horn Book, which says that Justin is