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Policies & Practices > Picture books?

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message 1: by parrais (new)

parrais | 7 comments Can someone please clarify if picture books with no text (except the title & 'author' on the front and credits/ISBN/barcode on the back) should be on Goodreads?

My instinct says yes, even for those with unusual bindings (e.g. waterproof), but I see some have been marked as 'not a books':
(In fact, I think these may even have text in...)

What's the consensus on these?

This Is Not The Michael You're Looking For | 949 comments I personally think both of those count as books and should not have been NOB'd to begin with.

message 3: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments They're books. In my opinion.

message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44982 comments Mod
Me three.

message 5: by Cait (new)

Cait (tigercait) | 5005 comments It looks like the librarian in question was NABing a whole stack of stick, postcard, and coloring books. Matt, you might want to drop a message to that librarian to point out the situation and be sure that there weren't similar books caught in the sweep.

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