Friday Linky List - May 8, 2015

From PictureBook Makers: Oliver Jeffers (interview)

At BrainPickings: Beastly Verse: From Lewis Carroll to William Blake, Beloved POems About Animals in Vibrant and Unusual Illustrations

From the Mixed-Up Files: Lessons from Becoming a Bookseller

From Sarah McIntyre: Writers and Illustrators: What we REALLY do all day

What a neat way for a bookstore to celebrate their birthday! Bookends & Beginnings is taking photos of their customers with the title of the book that changed their lives. One will win a gift certificate for the store. See the photos here.

My friend Nancy S. Miller has a new picture book out called GOODBYE GLOOMIES (written by Heather Tietz) - love the cover!

From School Library Journal: Hack Your Notebook: Circuitry mixes with paper in a creative project for 21st century learners - COOL!

From The Mixed Up Files: Happily Ever After Again?

From PW: Obituary: Caldecott-winner Marcia Brown

The Children's Choice Book Award Winners have been announced. Adults seem to be pretty good at predicting winners in the older categories - but not the younger ones! Interesting.

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