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Books on Film: The Best Book-Related Video of the Year

There have been some great book-related videos this year, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find one to top Much Better Now, an animated stop-motion short from Portuguese film studio Salon Alpin. Looking at their website, it’s been getting some attention at international film festivals this year.

I don’t have much to add, other than it’s about a bookmark, it’s incredible, and you should watch all the way to the winsome ending. It had me hoping that the days of physical books never come to an end.

Six minutes well-spent.

(Thanks to NOTCOT.org for the link)

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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 scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.