From The New York Times: Kathleen Duey, a Mentoring Children’s Book Author, Dies at 69 Rest in peace, dear Kathleen.
Ain’t Nothing But a Family Thing: Books About All Kinds of Families
6 Tips to Get Your Kids Focused on the New School Year
8 INSIGHTFUL PICTURE BOOKS TO HELP KIDS COPE WITH ANXIETY
9 YA FOLKLORE BOOKS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE (Several of these were already on my 'to read' list!)
From The Bookseller: Women's Prize sponsor Baileys launches free Reclaim Her Name series
From HuffPost: Writer Reworks ‘Love You Forever’ To Take Out The Creepy Parts Topher Payne's version of the beloved Robert Munsch book has an important twist.
From Time: Author Angie Thomas on How Books Are Transforming the Next Generation: 'They’re Realizing Their Power'
From the GoodNewsNetwork: Kevin Costner’s New Road Trip App Tells History Stories Tailored Exactly to the Places You Are Driving Through (GREAT idea! Although, it seems like it should be more of a social networking project than a subscription service.)
Peter Adams Fields Seven Questions About Misinformation and “Fake News”
Fighting the Infodemic: New Strategies for News Literacy
Strategies for Teaching Seven Native-Centered Books to K-12 Students
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
From SCBWI Carolinas: August Newsletter including news on the Fall Conference (where I'll be speaking)
The Edinburgh Book Festival starts Monday - online and FREE!
From ChildrensIllustrators.com: This month's newsletter with featured illustrators and interviews with publishers, art directors, and editors
Are you familiar with the new creative magazine Uppercase?
From Muddy Colors:
You Don't Suck at Color with Chris Beatrice - GREAT post!
Sunday Skills: Crutches with Tommy Arnold
How to Achieve a Stronger Likeness and What to Memorize for Invention (on portraiture)
10 Things... Color with Greg Manchess
Turning Points: Alphonse Mucha by Lauren Panepinto
From Print and Pattern:
Store Snaps (what's out there in the children's pattern market)
STORE SNAPS - tk maxx / homesense
From Publishers Weekly: Children's Books on 2020 V-P Candidate Kamala Harris
From J.K. Rowling: Winners of The Ickabog Illustration Contest Announced
From Lilla Rogers: New Illustrator Representation Announcement - these are cool, and I have great respect for the job Lilla Rogers is doing. She is one savvy lady!
From The Art Room Plant: Monika Vaicenaviciene
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
From The Thesis Whisperer: RICH ACADEMIC, POOR ACADEMIC? MAKING AN ACADEMIC LIVING IN COVID TIMES