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That’s So Meta! 2021 Metafictional Children’s Books

Some children’s books are about people. Some children’s books are about animals. Some children’s books are about . . . books themselves. Here are a few metafictional books arriving in 2021.

Did I miss any? Let me know in the comments.

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 scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Lisa Schoof says

    Congratulations on your * book review in the latest
    PW book review!