Controversy Report: Cover Look-Alike
In my quest to bring you equal doses of serious children’s lit discussion and absurd nonsense, I pose this question (conjured from the latter of those two camps):
Can I get in one last cover look-alike before aught eight is over? One more and that’s it, you say? Yes! Alright, here it is:
Bird Lake Moon by Kevin Henkes
Deep Down Popular by Phoebe Stone
Side by side:
The circles, the author stripe at the bottom – these two are pair, no doubt about it. This makes two Deep Down Popular cover controversies for the year. Click here to see the other.
In end of ’08 news…
“Lists are antidemocratic, discriminatory, Ã©litist, and sometimes the print is too small.”
-David Ives, playwright
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Filed under: Cover Curiosity
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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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