On January 5th (this Tuesday), a new Ambassador for Children's Books will be announced by the Library of Congress and the current one, Jon Scieszka, will retire. It's been wonderful having him represent all children's book writers these past two years.
Mary Bowman-Kruhm has written a tribute to him that speaks for all of us. Follow her links to see what Jon has been up to.
A roundup of the many, many bloggers posting messages about the wonderfulness of Jon is located at A Year of Reading Click on through and explore these links.