Friday Links List and Illustrators' Treehouse News - 31 July 2020

From The Edinburgh Book Festival - The festival is online this year and the schedule is now live

From PW:
      This may seem strange that I'm sharing this, but Karen was an early mentor to me. So, I am thrilled for her!
     Coronavirus Poem Goes from Facebook Post to Picture Book
     Walden, Takei, Telgemeier, Tamaki Win 2020 Eisner Awards

From ScreenRant: 5 Best Young Adult Dystopian Tropes (& 5 Worst)

From SLJ:
     Helping to Normalize Wearing Masks with Tweens and Teens During a Global Pandemic, with fun programming ideas!
     Unhappy with District Plans for Fall, Parents Are Creating Personal Learning Pods or Choosing To Homeschool

From The NYT: Looking at Epic Poetry Through 21st-Century Eyes New translations of the “Aeneid,” “Beowulf” and other ancient stories challenge some of our modern-day ideas.

From 101 George Street: Interview with my supervisor, Maureen Farrell

From Library Journal: Resources for Cultivating an Antiracist Mindset

From Muddy Colors:
     Of Man and Monster
     40 Years Before the Mast a career retrospective
     So, a lawyer and an artist walk into a jungle - interesting art exploration by Corey Godbey
     Why Do You Do It? with Jesper Ejsing

From The Virginia and Albert Museum: The V&A Illustration Awards

From Open Press: The cutest little printing press ever - and it works!

From Forbes: How Freelance Book Cover Illustrator Rachelle Baker Gets Her Inspiration

From Shoo Rayner: Interview with friend and illustrator John Shelley

Big News! The House of Illustration is moving and will now be called The Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration

From Art Departmental: WOW! How to Draw in Perspective: 30+ Perspective Drawing Lessons By Illustrator Thomas Romain

From The Artroom Plant:
     Eva Eland and her picture book series about feelings
     Takano Reiko

From The NYT: Schools Beat Earlier Plagues with Outdoor Classes. We Should, Too. (great photos)

From the NYT: President Obama's Eulogy to John Lewis

Also from the NYT: John Lewis' last Opinion piece - a message to us all

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