George from George and Martha by James Marshall
Illustration by Jeremy Brooks
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.
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.
Farewell Maurice Sendak. Your imagination inspired so many…and my childhood was richer for it.
Check out this beautiful poster by David Weisner you can get to celebrate!
and check out the winners and finalists of the Children’s Choice Book Awards
RIP Maurice Sendak :(((
You inspired us all
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
Beautiful work by Igor Oleynikov
A new blog is getting started. It looks very promising. Created by librarian Elizabeth, she is celebrating great Children’s literature with a special focus on those with Chicken leads. Matt Phelan is her first interviewee with a blue chicken! And check out his handy work for the blog banner.
via @aliciapadron & @JannieHo
Well we missed the 2012 Tuscon Festival of Books but, it’s an annual event. I think we should all put it on our calendars for next year. Check out their line up of Authors and Illustrators! Next year we will let you know ahead of the event when it’s happening.
curious art & news by Leah Palmer Preissfor
The Old Man and the Cat by Anthony Holcroft
soon to be published by Penguin NZ
The flute’s magic!
From @gallerynuclus, it seems this is Dr. Seuss week! Check out the tribute show at Gallery Nucleus. It opens this Saturday.
Aventurière à dos de rouge-gorge.
Adventurer ridding robin bird.
What characters! Love Annie’s work