The Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children’s Books of 2018

The Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children’s Books of 2018 by The School Library Journal.

The Mushroom Fan Club by Elise Gravel
The Mushroom Fan Club by Elise Gravel

Every year, The School Library Journal (USA) makes a list of the Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children’s Books of the Year… Of course, Gecko Press and the Curiously Good Book Club love these books!

This year, Travis Jonker – an elementary school librarian in Michigan who writes reviews for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee – selected eleven books, all astonishing, unconventional and curiously good…

One of them is Inside the Villains by Clotilde Perrin

Why It’s Unconventional: Just when you think the iconic fairytale villains have been dissected in every sort of retelling, Inside the Villains literally dissects them. Featuring flaps and foldouts that allow readers to explore their guts, and ultimately, their souls.

Coming in September 2018 – here is a sneak preview…

The full list is available here.

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