September 14, 2022 by Travis Jonker
Let's have a look, shall we?
September 2, 2022 by Travis Jonker
Can you name these 3 books based on their LEGO-fied covers?
June 30, 2022 by Travis Jonker
Look, I don’t create the trends, I just notice them. And the last few years has seen an uptick in books that feature the, shall we say, scatalogical. I blame Liz Lemon. So as a courtesy to you, and a service to all humanity, here are all the 2022 books that celebrate . . . […]
December 26, 2012 by Travis Jonker
Happy holidays! The blog will be back up and running on January 7. Until then, let’s take a look back at some of my favorite posts from the 100 Scope Notes archives. Create Your Own Children’s Book Movie Headline! I’m no math whiz, but lately it seems children’s books are being adapted for the silver […]
June 9, 2012 by Travis Jonker
I’ve never been to Book Expo America (BEA), but I’d like to go. In my opinion, any time billboards of kid’s books are involved, you have yourself one fine exposition. (Thanks to Abrams for the photo) It’s been fun reading the various dispatches from BEA, but my favorite is from Publishers Weekly and focuses on […]
September 1, 2009 by Travis Jonker
Is your favorite part of the DVD the special features? This video is for you. Children’s lit legend Maurice Sendak discusses illustration – is there a better authority? “All the great novels, I would not illustrate” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CuIdeTI9Ro]
August 14, 2009 by Travis Jonker
Can’t say I’m well-versed in the Little House series. “But you’re a children’s librarian” you say? Yes, yes – well, we all have books on our “shelves of shame” (as the wonderful Bookends blog puts it). The New Yorker recently did a piece on Laura Wilder and her daughter Rose, who worked together in creating […]
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by Lori Henderson
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