From Cynsations: In Memory: Tomie DePaola
Home & Classroom Teaching: Native American Children’s-Teen’s Books & Resources
From Brightly: 8 Fractured Fairy Tales for Teens
Brightly Storytime: Oliver Jeffer's Here We Are
Read THE WICKED DEEP by New York Times Best-seller Shea Ernshaw for free online here.
SCBWI is offering some fantastic free webinars to members right now!
From Lo and Behold: 5 Ways to Support Books and Authors During the Coronavirus
From We Need Diverse Books: The Importance of Celebrating Trans Stories
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
From Americans for the Arts: THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON THE ARTS AND CULTURE SECTOR
From the FCBG.org.uk: UNPRECEDENTED DEMAND FOR CHILDREN’S CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION BOOK: DOWNLOADED OVER 100,000 TIMES IN 24 HOURS PUBLISHERS AROUND THE WORLD REQUEST RIGHTS IN 14 LANGUAGES (written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler).
Watch the book trailer at Nosy Crow.
From Muddy Colors:
Robert Hunt on Big Questions, No Answers
Corey Godbey's The Walking Hill (you'll want to see the video!)
From CommArts: The Art of Paper Engineering
From the CGSociety: Their weekly newsletter with contests, artist features, and tips
From Library Journal: You Can Read the April Issue of Library Journal via Free Access to the Digital Edition, including this Graphic Novels Preview
From Children's Illustrators.com: April Newsletter
From The Art Room Plant: Manon Gauthier
Blanca Gomez (what would you walk?)
Carole Hénaff's love in the time of coronavirus (above), and (below) her portrait of Dr. Li Wenliang, an ophthalmologist from Wuhan. He's the first doctor to have given the alert about the coronavirus. He was arrested by the Chinese authorities accused of spreading false rumors online, and forced him to sign a letter apologizing and that he would never do it again. Shortly after being rehabilitated, he contracted the coronavirus. He died on February 7th. Carole uses strong colours and bold clean graphic design.
From NPR: 'It Would Have Changed My Life': Questions For Cartoonist Tillie Walden
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
Have you heard of Madeleine Peyroux? Love her music!
If you're a member of SCBWI, this is a great article: DOING A VIDEO PRESENTATION FROM HOME? HERE’S HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR SET TO GET THE BEST RESULTS with Roxyanne Young
From LifeHacker: You Can Watch a Ton of HBO Shows For Free Right Now
From David Gaughran: 13 Ways to Increase Your Email Open Rate