Leonard S. Marcus (a.k.a. our children’s lit historian) wrote an interesting piece for The Horn Book about picture book jackets, explaining how “covers have grown less representative of the books they trumpet.”
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.