Morning Notes: The Tree Was So Happy Edition
GIVING TREE WEDDING INVITES: WHA?!
When considering all the possibilities of wedding invites based on children’s books, The Giving Tree is … not at the top of my list. Yet they do exist!
(Thanks to Bookshelves of Doom for the link)
JEAN CRAIGHEAD GEORGE
A sad day for children’s lit.
Is there a blog that just does artwork people have made with books? There’s gotta be one. It seems like every day I see a new variation on art involving books. This happens to be one of my favorites in a while:
MOST READ BOOKS EVER INCLUDES CHILDREN’S LIT
Can you guess which children’s books are on the list of the most read ever?
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY
Although my knowledge of the financial state of publishers is slightly less than that of your average person who doesn’t know about the financial state of publishers, I was surprised to hear that Houghton Mifflin has filed for bankruptcy. Major shakeups are on the way.
CHILDREN’S LIT PICTIONARY
Kidsmomo is always up for a good time. Case in point, the recent round of children’s lit Pictionary they posted.
BLOGGERS GONNA FIGHT
Man is it hard to look away from the case of plagiarism perpetrated by the YA blog The Story Siren. Bookshelves of Doom has been linking the story well, so I’ll send you thataway for the details. Can’t…stop…reading…comments.
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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