Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith Visit Barnes & Noble: The Comic
If you live and work in less populated areas (see: the sticks, see also: like me), you know that encounters with high-profile children’s authors and illustrators are rare. Thankfully they make comic books about these events so no one misses out.
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Thankfully they make comic books about these events so no one misses out.
Yes, you heard correctly (although you should really retire that cassette player), someone went and made a comic book version of a Scieszka and Smith appearance. The creator (Gordin McAlpin) must have recorded the event, because the comic looks like a pretty faithful retelling – right down to the jokes. And there’s a lot of mirth going around when you get these two children’s lit luminaries together. A bit old (created a couple years back), but once you start reading you won’t want to quit. Click the image below to read on.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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