Morning Notes: Books in Disguise Edition
KLASSEN IN DEMAND
The Globe and Mail has a great piece about Jon Klassen’s career and current place as one of the most sought-after illustrators around. Click here to read.
YOU ATE MY BOOK
Halloween book return, anyone? Spotted at an Omaha public library branch.
(Thanks to LISNews for the link)
YOU CAN SUPPORT DIVERSE BOOKS
We Need Diverse Books has an IndieGoGo fundraising campaign going on to help support their efforts. I’m giving and I hope you will too. Click here to learn more and chip in.
AN IMPORTANT REMINDER…
Steven Spielberg is still directing a live action BFG adaptation. And now the production has its BFG. Click here to read.
(Thanks to EarlyWord for the link)
Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia. Out April 21, 2015
Did you know this was coming? Following in the much-loved footsteps of One Crazy Summer and P.S. Be Eleven, this book finds Delphine and siblings off to Alabama to visit Big Ma.
We’ve all seen books as Halloween costumes, but how about Halloween costumes for books? Like this Three Robbers disguise:
Time to get crazy. Booklist is giving away prizes in their #CostumesForBooks contest. Click here to read.
Teacher librarian John Schumacher (@MrSchuReads) hosted Raina Telgemeier and Dave Roman at his school this week. As is his custom, baked goods were involved.
It’s a perfect week for this completely (warning: completely) not-for-kids horror reimagining of If You Give A Mouse a Cookie.
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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