Picture books for baby techies

Slate is currently featuring a slideshow about the frequently out-of-date portrayal of technology in kids' books.

The slideshow introduced me to Sylvia van Ommen's Jellybeans, which kicks off with the two main characters arranging (via text) to meet in the park for jellybeans, cocoa, and deep philosophical discussion:

Doesn't it look cute? I'm a little grossed out by the jellybeans/cocoa combo (that would definitely be an either/or choice for me), but the texting and deep philosophical conversation sound perfectly wholesome.
Posted by: Julianka


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