Monday, August 29, 2011

Literary Giants Sign iPad

The following people signed my iPad while I was at the SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators) Conference in L.A. last month.

I think it is the coolest iPad in the world!

Bruce Coville - Author "My Teacher Is An Alien, Aliens Ate My Homework" Series, Literary Legend

Marla Frazee - Illustrator, Author (2 Time Caldecott Honor, Golden Kite Award)

Kadir Nelson - Illustrator (2 Time Caldecott Honor, Coretta Scott King Award, Sibert Award)

Jerry Pinkney - Illustrator (5 Time Caldecott Honor, Caldecott Medal 2010 "The Lion and The Mouse")

Richard Jesse Watson - Illustrator (New York Times Bestseller List 2006 "The Night Before Christmas," Golden Kite)

Jay Asher- Author ( 2007 New York Times Best Seller "Thirteen Reasons Why")

Libba Bray - Author (New York Times Best Seller "A Great and Terrible Beauty," 2010 Michael L. Printz Award "Going Bovine")

David Small & Sara Stewart- Illustrator & Author (Caldecott Honor, 2001 Caldecott Medal "So You Want To Be President?", #1 New York Times Best Seller) (Caldecott, Michigan Author Award)

Gary Paulsen - Author (3 Time Newberry Honor, Completed 1985 Iditarod Trail Race (1,049 Mile Sled Dog Race, Alaska)

Norton Juster - Author, Academy Award 1963 - "The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics," "The Phantom Tollbooth"

Arthur K. Levine -  Editor (Harry Potter, Scholastic), Author

Diane Muldrow - Editor (Golden Books), Author

Paul O. Zelinsky - Illustrator (Caldecott Medal "Rapunzel," 3 Caldecott Honors)

David Diaz - Illustrator (Caldecott Medal "Smoky Night," 3 Pura Belpré Awards)

Mark Twain - Author … Wait, no, ... scratch that. Mark Twain didn't sign it.

Related Link: Paul O. Zelinsky thought I was so weird he posted a picture of me with my iPad on his Facebook page.

You'll have to scroll down to Aug.6. to see it.

Happy Creating,
Carolyn Dee Flores


  1. You're absolutely right. This is the coolest iPad in the world. Congrats!

  2. Thank you, Nikki Loftin, fellow SCBWI member. You have a book coming out, don't you? August 21, 2012? Congratulations! Keep us posted!

  3. I love it! What a great idea. And, yes, it definitely is the coolest iPad in the world.