Morning Notes: Miss Manners Edition
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MISS MANNERS: NOSY LIBRARIAN PRODS FOR PERSONAL INFO
Real headline alert! Miss Manners doles out some advice for how to handle a librarian who likes to loudly comment on book selections. A number of laughs to be had, including a couple at Miss Manners’ completely bizarre and unprompted digs on librarians.Â Click here to read.
(Thanks to Librarian.net for the link)
It’s a Book by Lane Smith. On shelves August 3, 2010.
When I saw that Lane Smith was crafting an ode to the printed page, I felt a twinge of concern. Why? I thought a book on this topic ran the risk of treading on “you darn kids!” territory, talking down to youngsters. Why did I ever doubt Mr. Smith’s sizable talents? I’m pleased to find that all signs point to this being awesome. I present this book trailer as support:
I’ve highlighted the children’s lit inspired artwork of Jane Mount before, but I thought her most recent work deserved another mention. Her Ideal Bookshelf 42 lives up to the title, and can be purchased for 20 bucks at 20×200. Click here to take a look.
@sljournal leads the way to well-known authors describing other well-known authors’ work. Let’s just say they don’t pull many punches.
Paper engineer Matthew Reinhart shows how to make pop-up book magic:
(Thanks to Omnivoracious for the link)
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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