Morning Notes: Bills in Books Edition
THURSDAY AT THE THEATER
(Thanks to EarlyWord for the link)
Nerdcamp MI is going to be great this year. Short description: it’s an unconference focused on literacy. Long description: Postcards from Nerdcamp (via School Library Journal). The list of attending authors and illustrators is staggering. I registered, and you should to. Click here to learn more and register.
ON YOUR MARKS
Sometimes I shake my head at all the ridiculous stuff I’ve put up on this blog. Like the Battle of the Bad Bookmarks. I was reminded of that post when The Book Whisperer, Donalyn Miller, alerted me to a recent Chronicle Books newsletter that talked all about bookmarks and what they say about you. A fun read. My go-to? Using the jacket flap. Click here to read.
WILLIAM & MARY & TOM & CECE
How did I come across this article on the William & Mary website about famous alums (who met in the caf their freshman year) Tom Angleberger and Cece Bell? I have my ways. And don’t miss the accompanying photo. Click here to read.
Return by Aaron Becker. Out August 2016.
(Note: The above image is not the cover. Not at all. See below)
All the Wonders is taking the book cover reveal to heretofore unseen levels of coolness. They recently revealed the cover for the third and final book in Aaron Becker’s Journey trilogy – Return. There’s even a really cool video to go along with it. Click here to see it.
An eighth Harry Potter book! Sort of…
We have a modern day Willy Wonka on our hands.
A copy of my new book Dance! Dance! Underpants! has a hundred dollar bill hidden inside.
Sure, a copy in my studio but still, exciting!
— bob shea (@bobshea) February 6, 2016
Aussie comedy troupe Collective Noun take on adult coloring – excuse me, colouring – books.
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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