BLUE FLOATS AWAY Turns One: An Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes
One year ago today, Blue Floats Away (written by me, illustrated by Grant Snider) floated onto shelves. I shared 12 randomly random facts about it.
Thank you to everyone who purchased, borrowed, read, shared, and recommended the book over the last 12 months – it really means a lot.
Click here to pick up a copy at Bookshop (just in time for your Earth Day read aloud).
Over a year ago, Grant Snider and I made a limited edition behind the scenes mini-book for people who preordered Blue Floats Away:
In it, Grant and I shared how the story and artwork came to be. Along the way we talk about Brave Irene, Eric Carle, and more. Today, I’m sharing the contents of that mini-book with you.
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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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