Friday Linky List - May 9, 2014

My Friday Linky lists are interesting things I stumble across in my daily attempts to keep up with what's going on in the kidlitosphere - or sometimes just the global sphere - things that if I haven't read them yet, I want to. Maybe you'll find them interesting too...

From The Telegraph -

From BookMarketingBuzzBlog: Speaking Toolkit for Authors.

What a lovely tribute at Colossal: Woman Creates Touching Animated Portrait of Her Grandmother Using Her Old Possessions

At PW: BookCon Controversy Begets Diversity Social Media Campaign - YES!

Also from PW: Children/YA Segment Has Strong January. It would seem that book sales are up across the board!

At HuffPOst: 50 of the Best Kids' Books PUblished in the Last 25 Years. Do you agree?

From the New Yorker: Why The Little Prince Is Really a War Story

Illustrator David Opie generously shares an Index of Digital Illustration Blog Posts (Wonderful tips and tricks!)

At Candice Ransom's Under the Honeysuckle Vine - Robin Journal: May 1-5, 2014. I love birds too.

At School Library Journal: Jason Low (of Lee & Low) Talks Diversity with Betsy Bird | SLJ Conversations

At Colossal - 271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book Artists - wow! You have to see this!

Compare the Top 10 Best Website Builders of 2014 - helpful!

SCBWI announces the Crystal Kites Winners - Congrats to my bud Kristin Tubb!

At YAReads: Top Ten Book Covers I'd Frame As Art

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