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Dec 4
A new site for keeping up the latest news in the Kidlit world, the Kidlit Cloud on Facebook
Be sure to like the page and at them to your interests to get daily updates in your facebook newsfeed.
via @TheWackyBrit

A new site for keeping up the latest news in the Kidlit world, the Kidlit Cloud on Facebook

Be sure to like the page and at them to your interests to get daily updates in your facebook newsfeed.

via @TheWackyBrit

Dec 1
Support American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression by bidding on art from Children’s Illustrators
This yearly auction is hosted by the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE) to help support the free speech right for children and ending literary censorship.
The art in this Auction has been donated by leading illustrators in the Children’s book industry. The works included in this auction are original works signed by the artist and high quality prints. 

Support American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression by bidding on art from Children’s Illustrators

This yearly auction is hosted by the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE) to help support the free speech right for children and ending literary censorship.

The art in this Auction has been donated by leading illustrators in the Children’s book industry. The works included in this auction are original works signed by the artist and high quality prints. 

Aug 7
retrogasm:

Maurice Sendak, 1960

retrogasm:

Maurice Sendak, 1960

Jul 5
sketchbrooks:

George from George and Martha by James Marshall
Illustration by Jeremy Brooks

sketchbrooks:

George from George and Martha by James Marshall

Illustration by Jeremy Brooks

Jun 9
A group of children’s illustrators inspired by a warm up exercise.
One of the greatest things I have found in children’s illustration is support from the other illustrators and writers that create art for children. It is fully proven by this blog post. 
Thank you Jennifer E. Morris and Kelly Light!

A group of children’s illustrators inspired by a warm up exercise.

One of the greatest things I have found in children’s illustration is support from the other illustrators and writers that create art for children. It is fully proven by this blog post. 

Thank you Jennifer E. Morris and Kelly Light!

Those first words that I read by myself are intimately and forever bound to the art that appeared above them. It was as if the art were the doorway and it ushered me toward the words waiting on the other side.
-Kate DiCamillo

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May 9
vivienneto:

Farewell Maurice Sendak. Your imagination inspired so many…and my childhood was richer for it.

vivienneto:

Farewell Maurice Sendak. Your imagination inspired so many…and my childhood was richer for it.

May 8
Happy Children’s Book Week!
Check out this beautiful poster by David Weisner you can get to celebrate! 
and a downloadable bookmark by Lane Smith
and check out the winners and finalists of the Children’s Choice Book Awards

Happy Children’s Book Week!

Check out this beautiful poster by David Weisner you can get to celebrate! 

and a downloadable bookmark by Lane Smith

and check out the winners and finalists of the Children’s Choice Book Awards

May 8
loveandasandwich:

RIP Maurice Sendak :(((

You inspired us all

loveandasandwich:

RIP Maurice Sendak :(((

You inspired us all

May 8
The date has been announced, Eric Carle Signing at the Carle!

The date has been announced, Eric Carle Signing at the Carle!

What a delightful post on the process of developing a book. This is the story of Peggy. 
From Anna Walker
via @TracyBishopArt 

What a delightful post on the process of developing a book. This is the story of Peggy

From Anna Walker

via @TracyBishopArt 


Beautiful work by Igor Oleynikov

Beautiful work by Igor Oleynikov

Mar 1
From @gallerynuclus, it seems this is Dr. Seuss week! Check out the tribute show at Gallery Nucleus. It opens this Saturday. 

From @gallerynuclus, it seems this is Dr. Seuss week! Check out the tribute show at Gallery Nucleus. It opens this Saturday. 

Mar 1
Re-Seussification
Dr. Seuss books illustrated in the styles of other children’s illustrators.
The above image is The Cat in the Hat in the style of Jon Klassen (I Want My Hat Back, http://www.burstofbeaden.com/) by Dan Santat (http://www.dantat.com/).

Re-Seussification

Dr. Seuss books illustrated in the styles of other children’s illustrators.

The above image is The Cat in the Hat in the style of Jon Klassen (I Want My Hat Back, http://www.burstofbeaden.com/) by Dan Santat (http://www.dantat.com/).

Where a book can go! Check out the 7 different kinds of puppets used to create the performance of How to Train Your Dragon, from shadow puppet to full animatronic. 

via @johnlechner