Unfortunate Covers (#5)
What makes a cover unfortunate? Well, it happens when you follow this recipe:
1) Take one good book (the higher the quality the better – a classic is best)
2) Slather on a cover that only a mother could love
3) Allow it to rest on the shelf
4) Serve after it has expired by at least a decade
Let’s take a look at the results:
At first I didn’t want to post this picture due to the barcode covering a good portion of the page, but maybe it’s for the best. A great book with a cover that hasn’t aged well.
Click here to look at the most recent “Ramona Forever” cover.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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