Periodically, certain hashtags surge in popularity. A recent hashtag that generated some clever responses was #bookswithaletter missing. Some notable tweets for children’s books, fantasy and science fiction were:
Liver Twist: a Dickensian Cookbook by @harpercollins
Harry Otter and the Chamber of Secrets: the story of a young otter who finds a secret swimming pool by @prof_minerva
Watership Don: The Mafia, bunny style by @ellenkushner
The Fellowship of the Rig: Smokey, the Bandit and Rubber Duck on a dramatic cross-country convoy to stop Sauron by @kurtbusiek
A Wrinkle in Tim: one man’s battle against sun damage by @mackidsbooks
Conan the Babarian: Thief. Reaver. Kindly elephant monarch by @kurtbusiek. Bonus points for mashing up two different books.
The Andromeda Stain: in which an extraterrestrial organism makes laundry unbearable by @starstew
Storm of Words: the epic fantasy novel in which Walder Frey gives the King in the North a stern talking to by @scotttbartlett
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fir: The story of a young boy’s love for trees by @prof_minerva
Charlie and the Chocolate Factor: poverty-stricken youth enters Cadbury-sponsored reality TV talent show by @willmchoebag
Where the Wild Thins Are: Sendak’s study of the behavioral habits of starved supermodels in New York City by @zeldawilliams
Harlotte’s Web: E.B. White’s tale of one illiterate prostitutes journey to secure herself a better clientele by @zeldawilliams
Harold and the Purple Rayon: A cherubic boy reckons with the reality of synthetic fabric by @danielpink
If that wasn’t fun enough, the guys at @darth used the power of PhotoShop to make the following hilarious book covers (also with one letter missing). Well done!