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The blog has been quiet the last few days for an excellent reason. On Friday we added a family member – Colin. The little guy is happy and healthy. My wife Allison, daughter Lina, and I are thrilled.

Break out the board books!

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Kristin says:

    Congratulations to the Jonkers family!

  2. So, so beautiful! Lucky Lina, and lucky Colin.

  3. Miss K says:

    Congratulations! How exciting.

  4. John says:

    Congratulations, Travis and family!

  5. Ed Spicer says:


    Congratulations again! Are you taking some time off, I hope?

  6. Jen Bryant says:

    Congratulations to you and your family. He’s adorable–
    and hopefully a good sleeper, too!

  7. Congrats! What a cute little guy!

  8. Karen says:

    Congratulations on the new addition! He is adorable!

  9. Rachael S says:

    Congratulations! He’s lovely.

  10. adrienne says:

    He’s adorable! Congratulations to you and your family!

  11. Abby Johnson says:

    Yay! Congratulations, Travis!!!! :D

  12. Greg Pincus says:

    Congratulations! How exciting… and a very worthy reason to keep the blog on the backburner :-)

  13. Sondy says:

    Congratulations, Travis & family! He’s adorable!

  14. Fuse #8 says:

    Oh, hooray hooray hooray! I’m so sorry to have missed this before! Many happy returns to you and family. He’s utterly fantastic. Check out that droll mouth.

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