Friday Links List and Illustrators' Treehouse News - 29 November 2019

From Brightly: Books That Introduce Children to Different Holiday Cultures and Traditions

From Brightly: Roald Dahl’s Imaginormous Challenge Celebrates Pure Imagination an interesting writing contest for 9-12-year-olds!

From SLJ (and PW and... well, everybody is talking about it!): HarperCollins To Launch Native-Focused Imprint - with Cynthia Leitich Smith!

From The Guardian: Author hits back after library removes LGBT picture book from shelves ‘Gay adults grew up reading straight romances,’ says writer Daniel Haack after US library withdraws Prince & Knight from shelves I emailed the library. Will you?

From Entertainment Weekly: A timeline of 2019’s 5 biggest YA controversies

From BOOKish: Badass YA Heroines You’d Want at Your Side When Entering a Haunted Forest

From BuzzFeed: 15 YA Book Adaptions Coming To Screens In 2020

From Time: The Best Kids and YA Books of 2019

From The Conversation: Humour, justice, belonging, danger, and wonder: 5 story senses and the art of writing for children

From SCBWI British Isles: Writers' Minds: Sarah McIntyre

This week's illustrator interview was with Koren Shadmi for THE TWIGHLIGHT MAN

From Twitter: Me cooking the food I bought with all the 'Exposure' I got from working for free

From SCBWI British Isles: ILLUSTRATION KNOWHOW Interrogating the Text

From The Art Room Plant: The Art of Violeta Dabija (I interviewed Violeta HERE.) Also: The Art of Ali Boozari

From The Good News Network: With Only 4% of Their Works by Women Artists, Museum Resolves to Only Buy Female-Made Art for One Year and How Meditation Can Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

From Dr. Canning: Feeling Like an Imposter: The Effect of Perceived Classroom Competition on the Daily Psychological Experiences of First-Generation College Students

From Muddy Colors: HOW TO PROFESSIONALLY PHOTOGRAPH YOUR ARTWORK FOR LESS THAN $300 and Make it for the Portfolio, Not the Client and Fischers 10 Favorite 80s Metal Album Covers Also, Mental Models: The Soft Zones

From Muddy Colors: Artist of the Month: Charles Dana Gibson (Creator of 'The Gibson Girls')

From LifeHacker: How to Prioritize When Everything Is Important

From LifeHacker: Build Your Own Productivity Style by Remixing the Best

From NPR: Forgiving Student Debt Would Boost Economy

From EW: The Best Comics of the Decade

From The New Yorker: Kadir Nelson’s “Art Connoisseurs”

From PW: A Master Class in Intention (and Misdirection) with Jon Klassen

From CommArts: Write For Us - Communication Arts is actively seeking...

From The National Parks Foundation: Artist's Residency in Chaco Canyon

From MarketWatch: Political Cartoons That Got People Fired

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