Morning Notes: Glorious Edition
ALICE PROVENSEN 1918-2018
Sad news. Legendary illustrator and Caldecott Medalist Alice Provensen passed away. The Glorious Flight is one of my favorites. Click here to read her obit at Publishers Weekly.
WHAT A WEEK
It’s Children’s Book Week, y’all (and with that “y’all”, I’ve met my “y’all” quota for the year – see you again in 2019). Celebrate this thing! Click here for celebration support.
WHAT’S IN THE BOX?
Amazon is starting up Prime Book Box Kids. Pay a set rate, and Amazon will send you a box of curated books. Say it with me: noooooooooooo
Dreamers by Yuyi Morales (September 4, 2018)
Yuyi Morales’s next book (and her first with the new Neal Porter imprint at Holiday House) looks nice.
Have you read The Weirdest Children’s Book of All Time? I haven’t. But now I really want to. Click here to see what it is.
The Children's Books That Inspired Designers https://t.co/UARvtLzo1I via @ArchDigest
— Anita Silvey (@anitasilvey) May 2, 2018
Dang, have you been over to Storyline Online lately? They’ve really upped their game since I was last there.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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