Friday Links List and Illustrators' Treehouse News - 5 June 2020

From The NYTimes:
     Dreaming of a Park Bench and a Book (Photos of people reading in parks)
     What Could Kill My New York Bookstores? It won’t be Amazon or the coronavirus. It will be artificially high rents.  

From The Guardian: Children’s books roundup – the best new picture books and novels

From BookBub: 25 Years Under the Spell of ‘Practical Magic’: Alice Hoffman Reflects on Its Success

From WNDB:
     We Need Diverse Books Is Giving Back to the Community That Inspired a Movement - Covid Emergency Fund for Diverse Creatives in Children’s Publishing

From Historic Environment Scotland: Q&A on Gaelic Fairies and Folklore

Are you reading J.K. Rowling's The Ickabog?

From SLJ:
     Social Justice: Fifteen titles to address inequity, equality, and organizing for young readers | Great Books
     Because Black Lives Matter, a Collection of Anti-Racist Reading Lists
     Reading Alternatives to Three Problematic Classics
     Discussing Race with Young Kids | First Steps
     Police Picture Books Revisited: the Lie White Adults Read to Children | Opinion

From PW:
     Lerner Boards Up Offices, Moves Up Pub Date for Book on Protests
     Kristin Cashore Expands the Graceling Realm with 'Winterkeep'
     Children's Authors Spearhead #KidLit Rally for Black Lives

From Yahoo Life: 22 Books That Teach Young Kids About Diversity, Inclusion, and Equality

From I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream: The Duty of the Black Writer During Times of American Unrest

From The Bookseller: Richard Adams' estate wins back Watership Down rights

From PW: BookExpo 2020: Four New Graphic Novels Bring the Buzz

Read the Children's Newsletter

From Muddy Colors:

From The NYTimes: 
     Proud of Your Lockdown Baking? This Man Built a Giant Kookaburra

From :01 First Second: Comics Relief Festival (The first one was fabulous!)

Jackie Morris has a new book out:

From The Art Room Plant:
     Colour and Cut

     Cat book (really awesome!)

From engadget:Studio Ghibli's first fully CGI movie will be 'Aya and the Witch'

From Urban Sketchers: June Newsletter

From CommArts: Specialized Campaign for Turbo Electric Bikes - very cool commercial!

From Lee and Low: New Voices and New Visions Awards - Submit now!

From The NYTimes: What Will College Be Like in the Fall?

From Terri Windling's Myth and Moor: Wild Empathy

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