Will you take on the new blog trend? Five Books That Made Me Who I Am
From The NYT: Why We're Obsessed With Celebrities Bookcases
From Brightly: Book Gifts for High School Graduates
From SCBWI Carolinas: Latest News
From Library Journal: 8 Blooming Botanical Gardens To Explore Virtually also Matthew Cordell on the Radical Kindness of Fred Rogers and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
From The Conversation: Science fiction builds mental resiliency in young readers
VIDEO: Quentin Blake on the Power of Illustration
From the NYT: How ‘Sesame Street’ Changed Childhood Forever
From WBURs On Point: Childhood And Coronavirus: How Times Of Crisis Shape Kids - includes many resources
The Tolkien Lecture on Fantasy Literature "Fantasy in Times of Crisis" went live online on Saturday on YouTube.
From Brightly: 7 Picture Books for 6- to 8-Year-Olds That Encourage Positive Thinking
From PW and Elizabeth Bluemle: Publishers: Think Like a Kid and Adaptation, the Amazon Problem, and Future Trends: A Bologna 2020 Panel
From Literary Hub: Children’s Books Make Good Companions in a Crisis
From The New Yorker: Lessons on Being a Critic, from the Classic Children’s Book “Anatole”
From SLJ: Take 5: Things to Keep in Mind While Doing Virtual Programming
From Vox: Why it’s so hard to read a book right now, explained by a neuroscientist
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
Do you follow the Make Art That Sells Instagram feed? It's good!
From Brooklyn Art Library: LEAVE YOUR LEGACY AT A GLOBAL ART LIBRARY Order a sketchbook, fill it up, and send it back to us to be a part of the world’s largest collection of artist sketchbooks!
From Live Art Local: Creatives Wanted During the Pandemic: Lead a Home is Where the Art is Workshop/Performance
From The Guardian: British Library asks nation's children to write miniature books in lockdown
From Illustoria: Free Activities from the ILLUSTORIA Archives
From Muddy Colors:
Donato Giancola on AGAIN, AGAIN! AGAIN, AGAIN!
Artist Spotlight: ELSA MORA
Kristine Poole on 3D SHOP TALK: BALANCE, BERNINI AND BATTLE TURTLES (see some gorgeous sculptures!)
Ron Lemon on CONTRAST, HARMONY, AND ATTRACTION – THREE IMPORTANT TOOLS FOR COMPOSING PICTURES
From The Art Room Plant: Making: A cat's dinner
From The BBC: Words of hope - Michael Morpurgo is just one of more than 100 authors and illustrators who have contributed to The Book of Hopes.
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
From The NYT: Quarantining With a Ghost? It’s Scary
Also from the NYT: Campus Life in the Fall? A Test With No Clear Answer
From The Gold Foundation: Gold Human InSight Webinar Series: Why must we pay attention to the stress of COVID-19?
From Envision Kindness: SOK #11: HOW CAN KINDNESS HELP US WITH COVID-INDUCED STRESS?
From The NYT: The America We Need
Winthrop University Music Student Camp Wess is a finalist on The Voice!
From 9to5Mac: Kickstarter campaign offers nostalgic Apple pillow collection without saying so...