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Morning Notes: How a Picture Book Is Made Edition

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OFFICIALLY FUNNY

A Fuse #8 Production is up to something. A grassroots award for funny books she’s calling the Danzinger Awards. I am in full support of this idea. Click here to find out more.

POOH

The A.V. Club is not a fan the new Winnie-the-Pooh movie. Click here to read.

VIOLA DAVIS WRITING NEW CORDUROY CHILDREN”S STORY

Real head line alert! Click here to read.

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Mile High

I have outsourced all book buzz to Mile High Reading, who recently released not one but two collections of 2018 picture books to look for. A lot of good-looking stuff here:

Coming Soon: 2018 Picture Books Part Four

Coming Soon: 2018 Picture Books Part Five

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HH

If you’re a writer or aspiring writer looking for some voyeuristic pleasure, look no further than Writing Middle Grade – A Look at the Numbers, over at author Hannah Holt’s website. She polled a bunch of middle grade authors on all sorts of topics and has the charts and graphs to prove it.

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Thanks to @ErinDealey for bringing this to my attention. Jolie will voice Stella.

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Straight outta 1976! Picture book making with Steven Kellogg:

Picture Book is Made

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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.