Sunday Link Du Jour: Old, Occasionally Odd Covers
When I stumble upon old children’s book covers, my eyes have a tendency to glaze over and there is a nearly reflexive loss of interest. I am uncontrollably new-school in this way. It’s embarrassing.
However, there is something about this Flickr set of children’s books from 1860-1920 that did the opposite. Some of these titles and covers I could see coming out today (Chicken World), and others which are showing their age (uh, see above).
Click the image below to view the entire set of 20.
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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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