Book Vandalism or The Most Deeply Appropriate Thing I’ve Ever Seen?
I’ve talked about book damage that wasn’t really damage in the past.
But today I have a case of book damage that . . . just makes sense.
Yes, it’s scribbles in the front cover of a book, but when that book is a Harold and the Purple Crayon book? It’s the most deeply appropriate book damage I’ve ever seen.
Wait, no – It’s not quite the most appropriate. If the scribbles had been in purple crayon, that would have sealed it.
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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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