Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer Jensen and Higgins 2009 Submitter: So, Pinocchio is avenging Geppetto’s death by killing vampires with his nose. Yes, really. We were weeding in our young adult graphic novels, and for some reason this particular tome hasn’t circulated
Cinderella Wegman 1993 Submitter: I can’t believe this book. I literally did a double-take when I saw the cover, and as I flipped through it, I began to wonder what made the library purchase this book in the first place.
At the Butt End of a Rainbow and Other Irish Tales
Submitter: Oh fine, inevitable commenters. Rant about the literary and cultural value of the contents (which I didn’t bother to scan because … really) and the shallowness of judging a book by its cover (and title). But really, what will our patrons do? And I swear I’ve seen that horse’s world weary expression on some older 1980s actress. It’s bugging me.
Holly: That’s exactly what our patrons will do! Once again, if it works in your library or you can’t find/afford anything better, by all means keep it. Your patrons will have a great time making fun of the title and cover.
Shirley Temple’s Favorite Tales of Long Ago 1958 Who can argue with fairy tales, especially with Shirley Temple on the cover? Well this time I can. No one touched this book in at least a decade. Personally, I think this