From Dose: A map of the most famous fictional character from every U.S. state - funny!
From The Atlantic: Why the British Tell Better Children's Stories - bad title, fascinating article!
From The Read Quarterly: Come Home, Yeh Xian - Reclaiming Cinderella by Nury Vittachi
At PW: De la Peña, Blackall, Ruby Win Newbery, Caldecott, Printz - and the rest of the ALA award results
CLICK HERE for the full list of ALA Award winners
From Janice Hardy's Fiction University: What You Need to Know About Show, Don't Tell
At How To Be A Children's Book Illustrator - Children's Illustration: Completely Different - an article about Denise Fleming's pulp paper technique. Fascinating!
From The Telegraph: Who was Charles Perrault? Why the fairy tales you know may not be as they seem
From Historyextra: Supernatural stories: 9 amazing British folktales
At rfi: Angouleme comics festival faces boycott as no women nominated for prize (out of 30 nominees)
At Notes from the Slush Pile: The Ordinary World is About Context Not Setting
From The Writers Journey: Memo: "A Practical Guide to Joseph Cambell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces" by Christopher Vogler