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Throwback Thursday: Children’s Literature Edition

It’s Throwback Thursday (#tbt), the day when children’s book characters remember the good old days by posting a picture on social media. Times have changed…

Fishin

Papa Berenstain Bear just posted this:

#tbt Taking Brother on his first honey hunt. Can you believe that red plaid? #honey #bees #bzzz #ilookyounger

#tbt Taking Brother on his first honey hunt. Can you believe that red plaid? #honey #bees #bzzz #ilookyounger #beforemyhat #papaoftheyear #qualitytime #nofilter #

It's True

Little Critter also got in on the fun:

#tbt When I tried cooking breakfast. #oops #eggs #whahwhah #eggdropitlikeitshot #shortie #stool

#tbt When I tried cooking breakfast. #oops #eggs #whahwhah #eggdropitlikeitshot #shortie #stool #whatanimalami? #takeout #notamorningperson #iwokeuplikethis

Arthur Turns Green

And Arthur has been all over social media lately (amid rumors of plastic surgery):

#tbt My worst cold ever #passthekleenex #ilookdifferentnow #ahchoo #sickday #nettipot #chickensoupforthesoul

#tbt My worst cold EVAAAR #passthekleenex #ilookdifferentnow #ahchoo #sickday #nettipot #chickensoupforthesoul #frogsnlions

(Images: The Big Honey Hunt by Jan & Stan Berenstain; Just for You by Mercer Mayer; Arthur’s Nose by Marc Brown)

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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 scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.