Friday Links List - 2 February 2018

From Picturebook Makers: Francesca Sanna on her book The Journey

From The Bookseller: Ross proves the top draw in 2017 illustrator chart

From The Bookseller: Virago Modern Classics marks 40 years with anniversary series (feminist folk tales)

From The Paris Review: Ten Things I Learned from Ursula K. Le Guin

From Cliches #1 - avoid these in your writing too!

From PW: The Most Anticipated Children's and YA Books of Spring 2018

From The Atlantic: Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read (interesting!)

From The good guy/bad guy myth: Pop cuture today is obsessed with the battle between good and evil. Traditional folktales never were. What changed?

From The Paris Review: Finding Science Fiction and Fantasy for Female Readers

From The Guardian: How to live well: Judith Kerr's reasons to be cheerful

From SLJ: 8 Fantasy Must-Reads Featuring Black Main Characters

From SLJ's Fuse #8: Not In Any History Books: Digging Deep Into the Past of the New York Times Best Illustrated List

From Phil Nel's Nine Kinds of Pie: MLA 2019 Call for Papers! Sesame Street at 50

From Mashable UK: Ever wonder how to plan a book like J.K. Rowling? Here's her advice (via Twitter)

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