Video Sunday: Happy Weirdo Video Day
Mark this one in the files of How Did I Miss This? I loved me my Knucklehead by Jon Scieszka when I reviewed it in August so how’d I go for a whole month without seeing the book trailer? A mystery. Enjoy it now anyway.
Thanks to PW Children’s Bookshelf for the link.
Mr. David Hyde Costello continues the fine tradition of scaring kids away from their school janitors. This video comes via Scholastic and shows how Costello teamed up with students to write Mr. Allgunky and the Missing Monster. Have you noticed that the big publishers are doing more and more of these little videos these days? Trend watch.
Thanks to Children’s Illustration for the link.
And I should probably stay on topic, but these two videos made me laugh, and so I’m declaring today Weirdo Video Day. I’m very pleased with this first one. To my mind it’s all in the voice.
Thanks to BB-Blog for the link.
The second comes from Japan and I adore it. Apparently this cat (Maru) is huge over there.
Thanks to BoingBoing for the link.
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Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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