Morning Notes: Nice Shade of Eggplant Edition
A new original Dr. Seuss book will be making its way to shelves soon. Omnivoracious has the scoop. Click here to read.
THE FASTEST WAY TO FIND WALDO
Real headline alert! Who doesn’t want to amaze their friends by finding Waldo first? Click here to find out how.
YA COLOR OF THE YEAR?
IT’S WINNING TIME
The CYBILS award winners were announced recently and it’s (as usual) a nice group of books. If you see me smugly polishing my nails on my shirt, it’s because I managed to nominate the book that won the Fiction Picture Book category. Click here to see all the winners.
If the idea of a UK children’s book blog with lots of pretty pictures gets you hot under the collar, you need to take a look at Magpie That. Click here to take that look.
THE YEAR OF THE SPIDER
What with all the bugs showing up lately, A Fuse #8 Production thinks so. Click here to read.
HAPPY STINK BIRTHDAY
Judy Moody’s little brother Stink hits double digits this year. That’s right, the big one-oh. Candlewick has whipped up some things to help you celebrate. Click here to download the Stink Birthday Event Kit. Click here for the Stink Brochure.
Two books today…
Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate. Out September 22, 2015
You know what this is? This is Katherine Applegate’s first post-Newbery novel. This is exciting. Here’s the synopsis:
Martin and his sisters have fallen on hard times, and are living in their parents’ car.
Crenshaw is a stray cat, also down on his luck.
One of them is imaginary. Both of them need all the help they can get to weather what life throws in front of them. Friends matter, whether real or imaginary.
The Golden Compass: The Graphic Novel (Volume 1) by Phillip Pullman
Thought I’ve had: You know what would make a good graphic novel? The Golden Compass. If you’ve read the book, chances are pretty good that you have too. Now it’s happening. Educating Alice has the scoop.
Have I shared KidLit TV yet? Man, what’s wrong with me? This week host Rocco Staino interviews picture book maker Sergio Ruzzier.
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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