Gallery: These 2015 Picture Book Have Secrets
A picture book with a creative case cover is like a person who wears bold socks (note: my sock drawer is filled to the brim with a single color: dark gray. I am the Steve Jobs of socks), it’s a rarely seen detail, but delightful when discovered.
Here are the 2015 picture books I’ve spotted that sport creative case covers. There are definitely a lot more examples, but I wasn’t smart enough to snap a picture before they got processed and put into my school library. So if you have one to add, take a picture (preferably on light-colored laminate wood flooring (kidding (but if you care anything about continuity, come on, make it happen))) and send it my way: scopenotes (at) gmail (dot) com.
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Matthew Winner (The Busy Librarian) had these fine case covers to add:
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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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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