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A Great Big Creativity Project Giveaway!

Creativity Project

It’s May of 2016. I’m with Colby Sharp interviewing Dav Pilkey for The Yarn podcast.

During that interview, Colby got an idea for a book. But I didn’t know that.

A couple weeks later, I got a message from Colby that went something like “Oh, hey, I have a literary agent now and I have an idea for an anthology and we’re going to start submitting it to publishers.” Every part of that sentence came as a surprise. A wonderful surprise.

It was the beginning of what would become The Creativity Project, an anthology of over 40 children’s book creators creating short stories based on each others’ writing prompts. Colby even let me get in on the action. I contributed a story that I’m proud to say Deborah Freedman has called “weird a**”

Today The Creativity Project is out in the world, and I’m happy, and I think you’ll like this book, so I’m giving away three copies.


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.


  1. Colby Sharp says:

    Thank you, friend.

  2. Katie Reilley says:

    Thanks for the chance! Already preordered my own copy, but if I won I’d love to gift it to my former student teacher who’s now got her own classroom!

  3. Would love a chance to win this! Will be ordering one (or more) ASAP!

  4. Kim Smith says:

    Is the contest over? I hate I missed a chance to win this amazing book!!