Morning Notes: The Little Prince in 253 Languages Edition
NOIR AND HORROR FOR YOUR KINDERGARTENER
Real headline alert! A profile of Jon Klassen. Click here to read.
THIS AUTHOR VISIT IS FOR GIRLS ONLY
Shannon Hale shares her author visit experiences as a female writer. Eye opening, must read stuff. Click here to read.
On the list of the 50 most translated books, children’s books are all over the place. Click here to see the infographic.
The Nest by Kenneth Oppel; illustrated by Jon Klassen. Out October 6, 2015
They’re calling this “a gothic tale for fans of Coraline.” A boy is visited by a wasp queen, who promises to save his baby brother. Sounds sufficiently creepy to me.
When a cover change is worse than the original.
Wanna see my favorite book win the Newbery? Wanna see what the Youth Media Awards were like before they were called the Youth Media Awards? Wanna see a year when the Caldecott was announced last (instead of the usual Newbery grand finale)? Let’s get in the time machine and travel back to 1999.
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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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