From Write For Kids: How To Figure Out What Editors *Really* Want by Jane Choate
From School Library Journal: 5 Things Libraries Can Learn from Starbucks and Lego
From Publishers Weekly: The Case for Libraries - When it comes to books, libraries and publishers should be in it together, argues a leading marketing expert.
From The Guardian: 100 Great Children's Picture Books - Highlights from 1922-2011
From Read It Forward (via Shelf Awareness): 9 Beautiful Libraries with the Best Reading Rooms
From The Hollywood Reporter (via Shelf Awareness): George R. R. Martin Developing New HBO Series - centering on a TV writer in 1949, "Captain Cosmos"
From USA Today: Maya Angelou stamp quote isn't hers? 89-year-old "Children's author Joan Walsh Anglund told The Washington Post Monday night that she originated the sentence... It appears on page 15 of her book of poems "A Cup of Sun" published in 1967." OMG.
From Digg (via my hubby): How To Draw Like Disney's Best Animators
What's Your Story Time Fail? Check out Obama's "Bee incident" at 100 Scope Notes
From Publishing Talk: Lucy Coats, Contributing Editor to the Children's Publishing issue of Publishing Talk Magazine, reports back from this year's Bologna children's Book Fair - quite thorough!
At Bazaar: Why I Wear The Exact Same Thing To Work Everyday