Friday Links List - 18 May 2018

From the BookWeb: ABC Children's Institute to Feature More Than 70 Authors and Illustrators (in New Orleans, June 19-21)

From The Mixed Up Files: Inspiration for Famous Authors (by Laurie Edwards) - I might add Glasgow and trains in Scotland!

From Lee & Low: The Diversity Gap in Children's Book Publishing, 2018

From FutureLearn: Pictures of Youth: An Introduction to Children's Visual Culture (Free course from the University of York!)

From Brightly: Then and Now: How Fairy Tales Continue to Invite Us to Think Harder and Smarter

From The Bookseller: BookTrust invites publishers to discuss gaps in children's reading

From LitHub: The 12 Most Popular Libraries in the World

From PW: YA Authors Respond to Teen Activism

From Channel 4 News: Has The Odyssey been mistranlated? Powerful words from the first female translator of The Odyssey!

From The Bookseller: Waterstones to open Stockbridge Books in Edinburgh - interesting to me!

From Janice Hardy's Fiction University: Plot Problem? Fix It Fast with a Retcon - helpful!

From Muddy Colors: Digital Art is not "Real Art" (and other myths)

From Parade: Book Rich Environments Initiative Gives Books to Families in 'Book Deserts'

From Bookshelf: An Earthquake-proof Bookshelf - makes a lot of sense!

From Brightly: Places to Stash Books at Home to Encourage Reading - Stan suggested the refrigerator too. Why not?

From The Federation of Children's Book Groups: Klaus Flugge Prize Shortlist and Giveaway

From Muddy Colors: 12 Reasons Why Bob Ross is a Better Artist Than You Are

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