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Nontraditional Review of the Day: Pop! by Meghan McCarthy

Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum
By Meghan McCarthy
Simon & Schuster (A Paula Wiseman Book)
$15.99
ISBN: 978-1-4169-7970-8
Ages 4-8
On shelves now

In honor of the 100 Scope Notes challenge to create nontraditional book reviews for Non-Fiction Monday, this is my submission.

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Elizabeth Bird About Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird is currently New York Public Library's Youth Materials Collections Specialist. 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 NYPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.

Comments

  1. Brenda (proseandkahn) says:

    Wonderful! You’re so durn creative and funny. Thanks for making me laugh on a Monday.

    brenda

  2. brenda Ferber says:

    Well done! :-D

  3. Janelle @ Brimful Curiosities says:

    Oh, great hoodie! Now my mouth is watering for a piece of Bubblicious Blueberry Bubble Gum.

  4. Katie Davis says:

    TOO hysterical. You said the inventor missed out on a piece of the action but at least he got a piece of the gum!

  5. Shelf-employed says:

    You never cease to entertain! Great job! And the book sounds great, too. I’m a big fan, though I prefer Dubble Bubble myself. :)
    Lisa

  6. mhg says:

    Congratulations to Meghan! Looks great, the book and the video. Bazooka here! Free comics inside.

  7. BrookeWill says:

    Loved this. You are my favorite librarian.

  8. James Kennedy says:

    LOVE.

  9. Sarah Campbell says:

    I will certainly check this book out. I want to show this review to all my friends.

  10. DaNae says:

    Just ordered the book.

    I really want to teach a class using that voice!

  11. Scope Notes says:

    Oh, my. Wow. This is awesome. Well done and thanks for taking part. Hilarious.

  12. yucaree says:

    You are so darn clever! What a wonderfully hysterical non-traditional review. :) And you’re a great bubble gum blower too (I’m jealous because I can’t blow bubbles).

    There’s a picture in this month’s issue of National Geographic of Post Alley in Seattle that’s also covered in old bubble gum. Who knew there was such a place (and more than one location at that)?!

    Definitely going to put “Pop” on my to-buy list. Thanks!

  13. lori! says:

    Brilliant and Huzzah! Also I like your computer’s (probably unintentional) accent. Eastern European, perhaps?

  14. Fuse #8 says:

    Thanks, all! And if you have Final Draft the name of that particular voice is Victoria. There was a sultry version of her that I considered, but it was just too bizarre.

  15. Matt says:

    AWESOME. Thanks again, Betsy!

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