The Troubles of Johnny Cannon
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. You don't know what's in a bug til you squash it.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. At this present moment in my life, I would want to meet President Kennedy and tell him to forego the convertible in Dallas.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. "Walk This Way" by Run DMC and Aerosmith, "The Circle of Life" by Elton John, "Blue Skies" by Les Paul, "It Never Entered My Mind" by Miles Davis, "I Want You (She's So Heavy)" by The Beatles
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Thomas Edison. Not because of his brilliance, but because he was always working on a new idea.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. I'm sarcastic.
June 09, 2014On May 31, I had the honor and privilege to participate in the Kids Author Carnival at the Jefferson Market branch of the New York Public Library. 37 authors (myself included) got the chance to hang out with around 200 awesome kids and their parental units. We played charades, pictionary, writing round robin, and a whole mess of other awesome activities that connected all of us with the super cool kids who love books enough to guess "James and the Giant Peach" when I'd only drawn a circle. (Seriously, these kids were SUPER smart)
The coolest part of this for me was that this was my very first author event, and it was as good a first-time... see more