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Exclusive Cover Reveal: Narwhal & Jelly Board Books by Ben Clanton

A first look at the upcoming Narwhal and Jelly board books by Ben Clanton.

Book Cover Reveal: BLUE FLOATS AWAY by Grant Snider and Me

A cover reveal for the picture book BLUE FLOATS AWAY, by me and Grant Snider.

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Home is in Between by Mitali Perkins and Lavanya Naidu

A first look at the cover for Home is in Between by Mitali Perkins and Lavanya Naidu.

Book Cover Reveal: Zonia’s Rain Forest by Juana Martinez-Neal

Caldecott Honor winner Juana Martinez-Neal has a new book on the way – Zonia’s Rain Forest. Publishing in March 2021. Today we get a first look at the cover, but first, I had a few questions for Juana: Travis: What was the spark that led to Zonia’s Rain Forest? Juana Martinez-Neal: Hi, Travis! Thank you […]

Cover Reveal Q&A: Okapi Tale by Jacob Kramer and K-Fai Steele

An interview (and cover reveal) with author Jacob Kramer and illustrator K-Fai Steele about their upcoming book OKAPI TALE.

Exclusive Cover Reveal Q&A: Kondo & Kezumi Are Not Alone

A cover reveal for Kondo & Kezumi Are Not Alone, and a Q&A with the illustrator, Andrea Tsurumi

Exclusive Cover Reveal: It Is (Not) Perfect by Anna Kang and Christopher Weyant

We are here today to reveal the cover of It Is (Not) Perfect by the Geisel Award-winning team Anna Kang and Christopher Weyant. But first, I had a few questions for them . . . Travis: This new book is about the meaning of “perfect”. Are you perfectionists? How did this story come about? Anna: […]

Exclusive Cover Reveal: ORPHAN ELEVEN by Gennifer Choldenko

A first look at the cover for ORPHAN ELEVEN by Gennifer Choldenko (+ a Q&A)

Exclusive Cover Reveal: OLD ROCK (IS NOT BORING) by Deb Pilutti

Deb Pilutti, author and/or illustrator of such fine books as . . . Deb Pilutti, she who visited my school and left happiness in her wake . . . Michigan’s own Deb Pilutti! She has a new book coming on February 4, 2020 called Old Rock (Is Not Boring) and I am pleased to reveal […]

Cover Reveal: THE OTHER HALF OF HAPPY by Rebecca Balcarcel

The Other Half of Happy, Rebecca Balcarcel’s debut middle grade novel, arrives on August 20th. I have the honor of debuting the cover today.

Exclusive Cover Reveal + Giveaway: ORDINARY HAZARDS by Nikki Grimes

I’ve done a number of cover reveals here over the years, but today is something a bit different. Dare I say an innovation in the realm of cover reveals! Today we are revealing a cover online, just as it is being revealed in the real world in Seattle at the American Library Association Midwinter. The book […]

Cover Reveal Q&A: Noodlephant by Jacob Kramer and K-Fai Steele

That right there is the cover for the upcoming picture book by Jacob Kramer and K-Fai Steele called Noodlephant. It’s about a noodle-loving elephant. It’s about a magic pasta machine. It’s about a community’s response to injustice. It’s 80 pages long. All that is to say it’s unlike any picture book I’ve read in a […]

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Nikki Tesla and the Ferrett-Proof Death Ray by Jess Keating

Jess Keating has a new series starting up in 2019 called The Elements of Genius. Today I can share the cover for the first book, Nikki Tesla and the Ferret-Proof Death Ray. But before we get gawking, I had to ask Jess a few questions . . . Travis: What was the spark (that was […]

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Bikes for Sale by Carter Higgins and Zachariah OHora

Cover reveals for friends are the best kind of cover reveals. Carter Higgins has been a pal since back in the Undies Case Cover Awards days. She wrote a book Called Bikes for Sale (out April 9, 2019), and the fantastic Zachariah OHora illustrated it. It’s a lovely book. Today I get to share the […]

Exclusive Cover Reveal: One Third Nerd by Gennifer Choldenko

Here at 100 Scope Notes, we pride ourselves on being your most trusted source of Gennifer Choldenko cover reveals. Remember last time? Well, the Newbery Honor winner has a new book on the horizon and today called One Third Nerd. What’s it about? Liam and his sisters love their dog, Cupcake, but lately, she’s been […]