(via The Summer of Hamilton – The Fine Books Blog

Has the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton reached its zenith? After a twelve-month run that grossed $90 million dollars in ticket sales, the show’s creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, made his final appearance onstage in June. Now, doorbuster ticket prices are dipping below $500 per seat. Still, if that’s too rich for your blood, check out the New-York Historical Society’s museum-wide celebration of America’s first Secretary of the Treasury and his influence shaping the U.S. government.

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Look at what came in the mail last week! It’s The Thank You Book, where Gerald and Piggie thank everyone and everything for taking part in their adventures. A fitting end to a stellar series.

Can’t get enough Mo? Check out this fine story on the three-time Caldecott Honor winner’s retrospective at the New York Historical Society:

The Thank You Book, by Mo Willems; Hyperion Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 64 pages, ages 5-8. Available May 3.

(Children’s) BookNotes, March 23, 2016

A classic turns 75, The Pigeon gets a retrospective, and Brightly.com offers bedtime story prompts. Read on, and get your kids to vote in the 9th Annual CBC Children’s Choice Awards!http://www.cbcbooks.org/ccba/

On March 29, Viking will release a 75th-anniversary edition of Robert McCloskey’s classic Make Way for Ducklings.

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-book-news/article/69691-viking-makes-way-for-the-75th-anniversary-of-ducklings.html

Mo Willems Exhibit Opens at New-York Historical Society

https://www.finebooksmagazine.com/fine_books_blog/2016/03/mo-willems-exhibit-opens-at-new-york-historical.phtml

Bedtime Story Prompts for Parents Who Can’t Think of Any
Stories to
Tell

http://www.readbrightly.com/bedtime-story-prompts-for-parents/