From Cynsations: In Memory: Sam McBratney, author of Guess How Much I Love You
From PW: As the Shannara Saga Ends, Terry Brooks Looks Back...and Forward
From The Independent Review: AT THE LIBRARY: Picture books promote early literacy
From the NYTimes: 8 Picture Books About Books
From Time: THE 100 MUST-READ BOOKS OF 2020
From The Guardian: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie voted Women's prize 'winner of winners' Nigerian author’s novel Half of a Yellow Sun, which won in 2007, named the best book in the prize’s 25-year history by the public
Do you know about We Need Diverse Books?
From SCBWI Carolinas: Humor in Illustration: Adding Comedy to Your Craft by Ashley Belote
From CBC: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES BOOKLIST
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
PARTICIPATE - SUBMIT TO the: Bologna Children's Book Fair (12 -15 April 2021) Illustrators Exhibition
COMPETITION: York County Storm Drain Art (open until Jan. 8, 2021 - $200 award)
CONTEST: Check out the Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest (Astra is the new house headed up by children's lit scholar Leonard Marcus)
EVENT: 2020 AIGA Design Conference (online) And a FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY!
SCHOLARSHIP: 12x12x12 Scholarship Program for budding children's book writers
PARTICIPATE: AIGA VOTE Campaign
PARTICIPATE: From the State of Illustration: Annual Illustrators' Survey
From Muddy Colors:
Powa with Allen Williams (Much like my question of "What is Heart Art")
Dave McKean's Studio and Postcards from Prague PAINTING CAPTAIN
AMERICA: MY WET MEDIA PROCESS with DAVID PALUMBO Remembering Ron Cobb
"Whether working (briefly) as an “in-betweener” for Disney in the 1950s on Sleeping Beauty, drawing hard-hitting editorial cartoons for the Los Angeles Free Press in the 1960s (following a tour of duty in Vietnam), painting covers for Famous Monsters of Filmland, or designing for blockbuster movies like Star Wars, Alien, Aliens, Conan the Barbarian, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Real Genius, Back to the Future, The Abyss, The Rocketeer, The Last Starfighter, Total Recall, and True Lies among many others, Ron created a body of exciting and unforgettable art."
From The Bookseller: Myth and folklore the pick of festive trends in children's
From Children's Illustrators: Monthly newsletter with interviews and features
From The Bookseller: BookTrust and CLPE report small improvements for representation in children's books
From Brightly: Brightly Storytime: Dinosaurs Before Dark (LOVE this artwork too!)
From The Art Room Plant:
Bee Rivett Carnac
From Picture Book Den: Political Picture Books - Garry Parsons
From Print and Pattern:
HOMEWARE - lucy tiffney x debenhams (a great licensed product line!)
BLUEPRINT HOLIDAY SHOW - pink light studio
LAMPSHADE KITS - sian elin
From Cherished Solutions: Fabric Focus: Portfolio QnA + Critiques
From PW: Expect the Unexpected from Enchanted Lion’s 'Unruly' Imprint This is EXCITING!
From CG Society: SPARK ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2020 Awards Announced
If you want to be a children's book illustrator, you should probably be subscribed to PW Children's Bookshelf
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
From the NYTimes: Are We Losing a Generation of Children to Remote Learning?
From AIGA: New Contexts/New Practices: Six Perspectives on Design Education
From The Bookseller: Parliamentary committee launches inquiry into freedom of expression