August 10, 2021 by Travis Jonker
A couple places to look for books on the 2022 horizon.
April 6, 2021 by Travis Jonker
When it comes to picture book previews, Dylan at Mile High Reading is the king. I pay very close attention to picture books, but every time I open up one of Dylan’s posts, I spot something new and cool that I never saw coming. Want a fun way to spend the next hour? Head over […]
July 30, 2020 by Travis Jonker
Some books to look forward to in 2021.
June 20, 2020 by Travis Jonker
Sharing my favorite picture book previews.
July 19, 2017 by Travis Jonker
If are anything like me (first off, I offer my condolences) then you like to look as far off into the distance as possible, straining to see the books that will being hitting shelves in the distant future. You best check out Spring 2018 Children’s Sneak Previews. I learned a bunch of stuff while reading it: […]
February 22, 2017 by Travis Jonker
CYBILS ANNOUNCED The Childrens and Young Adult Book Blogger Awards (CYBILS) were announced and there are some great picks in the bunch. Click here to see all the winners. THE STATS The CCBC released their Multicultural Statistics for 2016. The data tracks diversity in children’s books published last year. Some encouraging signs, and a long […]
September 28, 2012 by Travis Jonker
The Illuminated Adventures of Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo. On shelves September 2013. A quick horizon scan with my brass monocular (little known fact – I captain a pirate ship on weekends) reveals a new book from Newbery-winning author Kate DiCamillo. Here’s what we know: It is fully illustrated. It’s touted as “genre-breaking”. It […]
September 21, 2012 by Travis Jonker
(Cover not available) Mr Wuffles! by David Wiesner. On shelves fall 2013. Few picture book creators elicit the level of awe three time Caldecott Medalist David Wiesner inspires. Hot off the presses, Publishers Weekly fills us in on Mr. Wiesner’s latest book, Mr. Wuffles!, coming out next fall. Two things that jumped out at me: […]
April 5, 2012 by Travis Jonker
Oh, No! by Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann. In stores September 11, 2012. I know I’m supposed to be impartial and all, but everyone has favorites right? For my money, Candace Fleming is one of the best in the authoring biz. And Caldecott-winner Eric Rohmann is one of the best illustrators going. The two are […]
January 22, 2012 by Travis Jonker
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems. In stores fall 2012. Mo Willems has a problem. He keeps creating characters that readers want to hang out with over and over. With two series (Pigeon, Elephant & Piggie) currently going strong, seeing a book that doesn’t fall into one of those molds is slightly double-take […]
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