I'm overwhelmed, as you can expect.

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly.

After 'Old Lady' I showed this earlier version (of 'Joseph') to my publisher. I said, 'What if I redo this?' I made all new illustrations for it ... and I just lucked out. I feel a little vindicated in a certain sense.

I had to lay down, for about ten minutes, just to sort of ... wow, ... All you can say is, 'Wow, wow, wow.' You walk around the room for about ten minutes. 'Wow.'

Then I heard from the PR person for the ALA, talking about my appearance on the 'Today' show.