Morning Notes: Seuss Taxidermy Edition
TWILIGHT HANDS SEEK SPOTLIGHT
I’m gonna be completely honest here – if my hands were on the Twilight cover, I’d probably want people to know about it too. Although, I don’t think I’d carry around an apple for impromptu re-creations. Click here to read about the Twilight cover hand model.
(Thanks to Buzzfeed for the link)
WIMPY KID TOWERS OVER BULLIES: BECOMES A MACY’S BALLOON
There are certain benchmarks that let you know you’ve arrived. Like, say, when your book is turned into a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon. Awesome. Click here to head over to Mishaps and Adventures and take a look. Click here for the press release.
A TUFTED GUSTARD FOR YOUR WALL: SEUSS TAXIDERMY
Who wouldn’t want a handsome Seuss creature mounted above the fireplace. Oh, it costs $1,000,000? Well, at least we can look. Click here to do so.
(Thanks to BoingBoing for the link)
Book trailers – they’re the movie trailers of books (or something along those lines). School Library Journal is sponsoring the Trailees – a book trailer contest to find the best in a mutitude of categories, including student created. Excellent stuff. Click here (or the image above) to watch and vote.
(Thanks to Kids Lit for the link)
Nothing new here, just @PWKidsBookshelf with the lead on aÂ great children’s lit interview.
For fans of French pop-up books with expensive book trailers featuring computer animation, this one’s for you. Check out the preview for the upcoming Il Etait Une Fois by Benjamin Lacombe. Nice.
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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