From The Hollywood Reporter: 'Tuck Everlasting' Author Natalie Babbitt Dies at 84
From the Chronicle Books Blog: The Surprisingly Complex Principles of a Successful Picture Book
From Chris Riddell: How Do You Close a Library?
From Nathan Bransford: 4 tips for extroverted writers
From Muddy Colors: Subconscious Inspiration - THIS is why I wanted to get my MFA in Europe!
From Read Brightly: Rad Women Your Girls (and Boys!) Should Read About
Also from Read Brightly: Don't Forget to Vote! 7 Picture Books About Elections and Voting
From Tracy Marchini (via Nathan Bransford): How can you tell if you're using picture book language?
From Treehugger.com: The beautiful Icelandic tradition of giving books on Christmas Eve: Book lovers will want to adopt this lovely holiday tradition, which melds literary and holiday pleasures into a single event.
An interesting Kickstarter: The Artist Within Vol 2, Artists Portraits in Their Studios
From Bright Group: Children's Book Awards and Why They Matter...
From Great!storybook: Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: why people come