100 Scope Notes
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Notes on June 2021

A look back at my favorite posts of the past month.

Ye Olde Scope Notes: Why is Willy Wonka Selling Boring Logistical Software?

Why is Willy Wonka selling digital workflows???

‘This Book’ Books 2021

A roundup of ‘This Book’ books.

Name That LEGO Book Cover! (#30)

Can you name these three books based on their LEGO-fied covers?

An 2021 Undies Awards Update

Send us your nominations for the best case covers of the year!

5 Books I’m Bringing Out East

Five books I’ll be bringing along for a trip out East.

Recently on The Yarn Podcast . . .

Some recent episodes you might like.

School Librarian Saturday: Ruff Ruffman: Humble Media Genius

A closer look at the digital media literacy website Ruff Ruffman: Humble Media Genius.

Children’s Books in the Amazon Top 100

Sometimes I wonder: How many children’s books are among the top 100 bestsellers on Amazon? And which books are they?

Books on Film: Maurice Sendak

A rare video interview with the master.

Cover Curiosity: Chicken or Egg?

A couple egg-themed covers for you.

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#145)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?

Hugo Cabret (and Friends) Tried the Voila AI Artist App

Hugo Cabret (and his well-known book friends) tried out the app that’s sweeping the nation.

Books on Film: Christian Robinson on TODAY

Christian Robinson talks with the TODAY Show about illustrating Meghan Markle’s upcoming picture book.

Exclusive Excerpt: APPLE OF MY PIE by Mika Song

An exclusive excerpt from the graphic novel APPLE OF MY PIE, by Mika Song