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Cover Curiosity: Keeping it 100

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? But when a Cover Curiosity reveals itself, I am there.

Click here for previous Cover Curiosities.

Today we have something for the little ones.

Our first cover is…

First 100

Worth noting: First 100 Words was the fourth highest-selling juvenile book of 2015. Fourth! Here are some other books that First 100 Words outsold last year:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Goodnight Moon

Wonder

So, is it any wonder there are some others trying to get in on the 100 Word game? Hence…

100 First

Side by side:

First 100100 First

Any others fit this mold?

Krusty

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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.

Comments

  1. Jane GK says:

    Compare The Power of Poppy Pendle and the Courage of Cat Campbell, both by Natasha Lowe with Caleb Crisp’s Ivy Pocket books.