Our April cat of the month takes his name from the first bungee jumper, A.J. Hackett. Unfortunately A.J. didn’t have a bungee rig on when he fell off the roof he was born on — luckily avoiding injury, and a mean dog roaming the property.
For US Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt, waking up at 7am for a day of work means something much different now than it did a decade ago. A former computer software developer, Kenn doesn’t set his alarm for a day inside a cubicle any more. Instead, the morning routine is now in preparation for a different kind of job that he calls “demanding, but entirely rewarding” — helping kids learn to love writing.