I hope you had a happy and productive weekend. It was a relatively slow weekend for children's book news and reviews, but here's what I've found:
Ooh! A new book prize. For funny books! Nicolette Jones has the scoop on the Roald Dahl prize in the Telegraph.
Profile Alert: Also in the Telegraph, the divine Shirley Hughes (interviewed by Toby Clements).
Speaking of Shirley Hughes, her new picture book, Jonadab and Rita, is the Times' Children's Book of the Week, reviewed by Nicolette Jones.
Pam Fieber and Jeff MacKinnon review several new children's books for the Calgary Herald.
Mary Harris Russell is back in the Chicago Tribune! This week she reviews five new books including Kevin Henkes's newest, Old Bear.
Liz Rosenberg reviews teen and children's books (including Splat the Cat) for The Boston Globe.
Kristi Jemtegaard considers "vibrant picture books from other shores" for the Washington Post.
John Dugdale takes a look at graphic novels for teens in the Guardian.
"Bidisha" (?) reviews Stephenie Meyer's Breaking Dawn in the Independent.