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Cover Curiosity: Mirrors

Every now and then the universe does my job for me. Sometimes, by chance (or perhaps not), two books that resemble each other end up next to each other on bookshelves.

Thanks for looking out, universe.

Below are three such cases I encountered in the last few months:

Rabbityness by Jo Empson

Peek-A-Boo Bunny by Holly Surplice

Press Here by Herve Tullet

Touch the Red Button by Alex A. Lluch

Wildwood Imperium by Colin Meloy

The Riverman by Aaron Starmer

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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. For the longest time I assumed The Riverman was part of Wildwood because I didn’t take a close enough look!

  2. Sam Bloom says:

    Surely Carson Ellis did the cover art for THE RIVERMAN? (I know Ellis illustrates the WILDWOOD series)

  3. Nice try Alex A. Lluch….

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