On Friday, I received a pretty awesome piece of snail mail — the certificate designating MARVELOUS CORNELIUS a Junior Library Guild selection!

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Hootie-Hooooo!!

All this week, we’re going to be celebrating Marvelous Cornelius with a little (big) blog party. Dionna Mann will be hosting the online festivities over on her blog. Each day — starting day — someone different connected with the Marvelous Cornelius project will be featured.

Here’s the line-up:

Monday October 5: John Parra, the illustrator of Marvelous Cornelius

Tuesday October 6: Phil Bildner, the author of Marvelous Cornelius

Wednesday October 7: Erin Murphy, founder of the Erin Murphy Literary Agency and Phil Bildner’s agent.

Thursday October 8: Melissa Manlove, the editor at Chronicle Books who edited Marvelous Cornelius.

Friday October 9: Ryan Hayes, the art director at Chronicle Books who designed Marvelous Cornelius.

Saturday October 10: Angie Arnett, the librarian from Cypress-Fairbanks ISD who worked with the fourth graders who created the Marvelous Cornelius book trailer.

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Hope you’ll join us for some or all of the blog party. It’s going to be marvelous!

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