From BookRiot: Incredible Literary Jack O'Lanterns!!!
From Barrington Stoke (via SCBWI Southeast Scotland): Where I Draw: Illustrator Catherine Rayner's beautiful studio
From NPR: Children Want Factual Stories, Versus Fantasy, More Often Than Adults
At GS Society: Master Profile: Bobby Chiu
At Ask the Agent: My Stern Lecture to a Client
From Fuse #8 at School Library Journal: Hands Off, Hussy! Hot Men of Children's Literature Under (Too Little?) Fire - wow. I'd love to know what YOU think!
At The Scotsman: Edinburgh Zoo Draws on Top Illustrator's Experience
From DIGG: Watch the Very First Episode of Bob Ross's 'The Joy of Painting'
At The Kraken Studio: What it feels like to write a picture book by Viviane Schwarz
A worthy Go Fund Me project raising money for books for a women's shelter: https://www.gofundme.com/op-every-child
At 7 Impossible Things Before Breakfast: “I have seen this … perhaps thirty times
and am still not anywhere near the bottom of it …” Description: "In the spirit of Halloween this week, I’m sharing a conversation I started via email about a month ago with bloggers Betsy Bird, Travis Jonker, and Minh Lê about picture books that we find either delightfully unsettling or hard to nail down in some way or those that flat-out scare us."
At 100 Scope Notes - Gallery: The New York Times Best Illustrated Books of 2015 - worth a study!