From PW: Jacqueline Woodson and Albertine Win 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Awards
From Brightly: How to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week Virtually and 10 Heartfelt and Humorous Book Gifts for Teachers
From SCBWI: Tomie dePaola Masterclass Released for Free (to members)
From Tor.com: Absent, Vexed, or Hexed: Exploring Mother & Daughter Relationships in Fantasy
From the LA Times: 85 years ago, FDR saved American writers. Could it ever happen again?
From PW: Lookout Books Partners with Indie Bookstores to Provide Virtual Backgrounds
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
From Muddy Colors:
Justin Coro Kaufman on Charting Your Path - really good!
Robert Hunt on Painting Process Breakdown
Cory Godbey on Jon Klassen's I WANT MY HAT BACK… WITH PUPPETS! fabulous!
Jasper Ejsing on Lands of Ikoria
Illustrator Albertine just won the Hans Christian Andersen Award!
From ChildrensIllustrators.com: May newsletter with Publisher/Editor interviews and featured illustrators
From the NYT: How to Draw in Six Steps: Anyone can draw. We can prove it to you!
From PW: The Fanatic - their weekly Graphic Novels newsletter
From The Art Room Plant: Making Dancing or Fighting Toys also, Kinetic Match Boxes
From The Bookseller: Illustrator Steven Lenton signs multi-book deal with HarperCollins Children's
From The Guardian: 'It's great if you're bored with Netflix': video art flourishes in lockdown
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
From GoodNewsNetwork: ‘Goat 2 Meeting’ Service Lets Farm Animals Make Cameo Appearance on Your Next Zoom Call to Support Shelter
From The NYT: You’re Stronger Than Your Quarantine Fatigue
From Chronicle Vitae: 5 Myths About Remote Teaching in the Covid-19 Crisis
From The New Yorker: What the Coronavirus Crisis Reveals About American Medicine - Medicine is a system for delivering care and support; it’s also a system of information, quality control, and lab science. All need fixing.