Morning Notes: “For Good Luck” Edition
A NEW SHOW FOR YOUR EARS
Attention people who commute/walk/jog/do laundry/draw pictures for a living – The Horn Book just launched a podcast. Horn Book editor Roger Sutton answers sartatorial questions submitted by readers. Kidding! Sutton and fellow Horn Book colleague Siân Gaetano chew the fat about artisanal Chex mix, social media, Harry Potter, the history of The Horn Book and more. Click here to learn more and subscribe.
SETH ROGAN FINDS WALDO
Are we sure it isn’t April 1st? That was my first thought when reading the news that actor Seth Rogan might be starring in a Where’s Waldo? film. Click here to read.
The Battle of the Kids’ Books has begun and heads are starting to roll. Click here to get up to speed.
PAX TO THE
That was fast. Not even out and about for a month, and Pax by Sara Pennypacker has been picked up for a possible film adaptation. EarlyWord has the early word.
The Tupac of Children’s Books is back! Yes, there will be another “posthumous” release from the Uncle Shelby, who is 85 years old and living on a tropical island somewhere (I think).
Booklist shares their Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth published in the last year. Collect them all! Click here for the list.
The one thing I always wondered about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is, “Can I skateboard on this?” Answer: yes. When the guy starts trying to pull tricks on the HP skateboard, I couldn’t stop watching.
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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