Episode 11: Who Knew Kids Were Such Big Fans of Vicki Lawrence?

This week's winner: advance planners.  Budget your kindie-related time and money accordingly, people!

Kindie News of Note

Justin Roberts announces track listing for Recess, forthcoming in July.

Elizabeth Mitchell recording a Christmas album and working on another project [newsletter announcement]

Bill Harley to release Charlie Bumpers vs. The Teacher of the Year book this fall

Jiggle Jam 2013 lineup announced

The 10th anniversary of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! commemorated with a bunch of Mo Willems-related books including a box set featuring the first three pigeon books.

(FYI: New Releases: Next week -- DidiPopBunny in the Moon: Songs for Winding Down and Miss NinaSha Doo Be Doop!.  Plus stuff above.  And more.)

A new podcast: My Other Other Gig

Charts

Billboard Children's Music albums (Apr. 20)

Amazon Children's Music digital albums

iTunes Children's Music album chart

Amazon Children's Music physical album chart

CD Baby Kids Music album chart

iTunes Children's Music singles

Amazon Children's Music digital singles

Kids Place Live 13 Under 13 chart (Apr. 5)