Morning Notes: Aromatherapy Edition
SOME ARE MORE SUCCESSFUL THAN OTHERS
I enjoyed checking out 7 Obscure Children’s Books by Authors of Grown-Up Literature, particularly the excerpt from Advice for Little Girls by Mark Twain. Uh, I don’t think kids catch your drift, Mark. Click here to read.
WIZARD ROCK: DEAD?
I doubt it, but the band that started it all, Harry and the Potters, appear to be moving on. Click here to read.
AUTHOR SELF PUBLISHES AROMATHERAPY-SCENTED CHILDREN’S BOOKS
Sound the real headline siren! Click here to read.
THE BOOK BARGE
Your bookmobile drives on land? Not impressed. Water travel is where it’s at. Time to get familiar with the book barge. Click here to read.
For more images click here.
(Thanks to LIS News for the link)
THIS COVER NEEDS MORE MARACAS
I know I link to the UK bad book cover site Good Show Sir all the time, but the covers are just so awesomely bad, I can’t help myself. Take, for example, A Woman of the Iron People (Part II): Changing Women:
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen. On shelves March 27, 2012
Fans of Hiaasen’s Hoot, Flush, and Scat take note – the man has another ecological adventure coming around the bend. That bend waaaaaaaaay in the distance.
A bit of a sensational headline, but the discussion is not to be missed. Click the image above to read.
I don’t have much to say about the following interview with R.L. Stein, other than it’s one of the oddest interviews I’ve ever seen. So odd.
(Thanks to BuzzFeed for the links)
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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