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Exclusive Book Trailer Premiere: Unicorns 101 by Cale Atkinson

Cale Atkinson, the guy who made (among others) Explorers of the Wild, Sir Simon: Super Scarer, and who pulled off the world’s first puzzle cover reveal . . . . . . has a new book coming on September 3rd called Unicorns 101 (it even has a snazzy website). What’s it about? From the publisher: […]

Exclusive Book Trailer Premiere: THE PANDA PROBLEM

Today I’m honored to share the book trailer for The Panda Problem, a picture book written by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Hannah Marks. But first, I wanted to ask Deborah some questions about the book. Travis: Hi Deborah! What was the initial spark for THE PANDA PROBLEM? Deborah Underwood: Oh gosh, I can’t remember […]

Book Trailer Premiere: Zombies Don’t Eat Veggies!

I met Jorge Lacera at the NCTE conference this year. Jorge illustrated the cover for The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya. He told me that he and his wife Megan had a picture book coming out in the spring and when I saw the cover/title, I was in. We are here today […]

Exclusive Book Trailer Premiere: Bear and Wolf by Daniel Salmieri

You know Daniel Salmieri. He’s illustrated a bunch of Adam Rubin-penned read aloud classics: Dragons Love Tacos, Robo-Sauce, Secret Pizza Party. Earlier this year Enchanted Lion published his author/illustrator debut, Bear and Wolf. They went and made an excellent book trailer for it. And we’re all here to have a look. 100 Scope Notes Book […]

Exclusive Book Trailer Premiere: The Wall in the Middle of The Book by Jon Agee

Jon Agee’s been making great picture books for a long time and I’m pleased to be able to share the book trailer for his latest, The Wall in the Middle of the Book. It’s a bit of a meta departure for Agee, but he pulls it off with flying colors – the book will make […]

Exclusive Book Trailer Premiere: COME WITH ME by Holly McGhee and Pascal Lemaitre

A few days back I wrote a post about a batch of books that are a product of our politically divided country. While Come With Me by by Holly McGhee and Pascal Lemaitre doesn’t exactly fit on that list, I’d say it’s definitely a close relative. It’s a book about the small moments of humanity that […]

Exclusive Book Trailer Premiere: Tumble & Blue by Cassie Beasley

I like that book Circus Mirandus – you know it? It was written by Cassie Beasley. Well, now she has another book out – it’s called Tumble & Blue – and I’m here to share a first look at the trailer. But first, I had a couple important questions (okay one important question and two […]