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Books on Film: Dav Pilkey on Today

Dav Pilkey was featured on a recent episode of the Today show and I never get tired of hearing his story (which always includes themes of book access and choice).

If you work in a school, keep this one in your back pocket to show kids when the school year begins.

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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.

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  1. As many times as I’ve supposedly heard his story and written articles about him myself and saw him in person, I don’t think I’ve ever heard the bit about his parents’ commissioning comics from him before. That just made me want to give his parents the hugest hug. And then I had to show it to my own young ADHDed cartoonist daughter.