From Open Culture: Growing Up Surrounded by Books Has a Lasting Postive Effect on the Brain, Says a New Scientific Study
From The Mixed-Up Files: Beyond Shel Silverstein: Silly Poetry for Kids
From The Scottish Book Trust: Dolly Parton's Imagination Library: Inspiring a love of reading in children who are looked-after and adopted
From SLJ's Fuse #8: #readblack: What Would You Include If Someone Asked for a Quick List of Recent Titles Starring Black Kids?
From Pentagram: Scholastic: Environmental graphics for the corporate headquarters of the world's largest publisher of children's books reimagine iconic characters in a series of artworks and installations - GROOVY!
From The Federation of Children's Book Groups: On Being a Non-Fiction Illustrator
From The Atlantic: an oldie but goodie: Chick Lit Remixed: The Simple Brilliance of Gender-Flipping
From The Bookseller: CLPE opens crowdfunded literacy library
From Barnes & Noble: Gorgeous, Definitive, Essential: Ursula K. Le Guin's The Books of Earthsea: The Complete Illustrated Edition (illustrated by Charles Vess!)
From Foreward: Children's Books That Tackle Anti-Semitism and Difference
From The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books: For holidays, birthdays, and all your other gift-giving occasions...
From Lunch Quest: A friend of ours is on a tour of some of the world's best restaurants. His review of Attica (the 20th best retaurant in the world) is worth a read.
From Muddy Colors: On a lighter note - art cartoons
From PW: The PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey, 2018 (questions about sexual harrassment and gender pay inequality included)