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How to write a picture book for children

How to write a picture book for children | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Daddy, I Can't Sleep author Alan Durant gives his top tips on creating a picture book that kids will want to read again and again
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What Do Kids Want in Books?: INFOGRAPHIC

What Do Kids Want in Books?: INFOGRAPHIC | Books & Authors | Scoop.it

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New cookbok offers step-by-step illustrations instead of text instructions - Regina Leader-Post (blog)

New cookbok offers step-by-step illustrations instead of text instructions - Regina Leader-Post (blog) | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
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New cookbok offers step-by-step illustrations instead of text instructions
Regina Leader-Post (blog)
Picture Cook is a full-colour, hardcover cookbook that offers step-by-step illustrations instead of text instructions.
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Are these the best 100 children's books ever written? - The Guardian

Are these the best 100 children's books ever written? - The Guardian | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
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Are these the best 100 children's books ever written?
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Are these the best 100 children's books ever written?
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Is Madeline really 75 years old? Her author talks to NPR - Los Angeles Times

Is Madeline really 75 years old? Her author talks to NPR - Los Angeles Times | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Is Madeline really 75 years old? Her author talks to NPR
Los Angeles Times
The original author was Ludwig Bemelmans, but he's not who appears on the radio; instead it's his grandson, John Bemelmans Marciano.
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How children's books thrived under Stalin - The Guardian

How children's books thrived under Stalin - The Guardian | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
The Guardian How children's books thrived under Stalin The Guardian Partly because of such collaborations, and partly because children's books provided a hiding place for a while, the early Soviet period was a miraculously rich time for children's...
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Books for Young Readers: Author says kids offered advice on book about 'spirit ... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Books for Young Readers: Author says kids offered advice on book about 'spirit ... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Books for Young Readers: Author says kids offered advice on book about 'spirit ...
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
What is your spirit animal? Is it a rhinoceros beetle, a bug that can lift 850 times its weight?
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30 illustrations of Indian gods that will blow away your mind - BLOGGRBLOGGR

30 illustrations of Indian gods that will blow away your mind - BLOGGRBLOGGR | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
As a great mindhole-blowing follow up to this https://t.co/KM7Vl1wezW, more badass fan art of Hindu Gods - http://t.co/MYLiZCQN0t
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Contemporary Illustrations for Famous Novels – Flavorwire

Contemporary Illustrations for Famous Novels – Flavorwire | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
California-based artist Paul Rogers, who we were introduced to via Lost at E Minor, recently illustrated Jack Kerouac's Beat Generation tale On the Road page by page (after the jump). The line drawings feature excerpts from ...
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Illustrations of Disney Princesses as Ballerinas - Laughing Squid

Illustrations of Disney Princesses as Ballerinas - Laughing Squid | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Illustrations of Disney Princesses as Ballerinas. By Kimber Streams on October 11, 2013. Disney Ballerinas. DeviantART user middleR3DD has created a fun series of illustrations portraying Disney princesses as ballerinas.
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Folk Song Illustrations

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A pair of vintage 1950s Illustrations. prints for framing from a recycled folk songs book illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen, African

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Top Notch Illustrations by Afu Chan

Top Notch Illustrations by Afu Chan | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
The weekend is here and nothing better to kickstart it than a good set of top notch illustrations, just like these by American artist Afu Chan. His work is so detailed!
This is prime quality work! Afu really knows his thing...

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Fairytale illustrations from former ballet teacher - Buckingham Advertiser

Fairytale illustrations from former ballet teacher - Buckingham Advertiser | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Fairytale illustrations from former ballet teacher Buckingham Advertiser On display are illustrations in colour and black and white for her 15-part children's story My Fairyland, a humorous tale set in an imagined world with a cast of 40 characters...
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Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry.

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, March 27, 2015 3:19 PM

Why not? Take the next step: catalog it and "house" it in a place that is accessible with electronic devices. Win-win.

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Get Sherlocked This April

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"an event of extreme importance" [SIGN] 
A year ago - almost to the day - we told you about a forthcoming conference that would be of interest to fans of Sherlock.

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What's your favourite illustrated children's book? - Design Week

What's your favourite illustrated children's book? - Design Week | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
What's your favourite illustrated children's book?
Design Week
One of my favourite illustrated children's books is Mr Lunch Takes A Plane Ride by J. Otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh.
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ABC Developing New Steampunk Series Starring Classic Comic Book Characters - The Outhouse

ABC Developing New Steampunk Series Starring Classic Comic Book Characters - The Outhouse | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
ABC Developing New Steampunk Series Starring Classic Comic Book Characters The Outhouse ABC announced today that they are developing a new series called Mythologikal, which is reportedly not based on a similar comic book property and which they...
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How e-books can enhance the learning experience - York Daily Record

How e-books can enhance the learning experience - York Daily Record | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
How e-books can enhance the learning experience
York Daily Record
Most are little more than the combination of a story book and a few simple video games.
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Poe Museum seeks to preserve illustrations - Rapid City Journal

Poe Museum seeks to preserve illustrations - Rapid City Journal | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Poe Museum seeks to preserve illustrations
Rapid City Journal
But the illustrations, now stacked in a series of worn cardboard boxes, were glued to cardboard, causing them to darken and deteriorate over the years.
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British Museum - Highlight image

British Museum - Highlight image | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
We also have one of Aubrey Beardsley’s illustrations for Wilde’s play Salome http://t.co/chvfx7xf5W http://t.co/8i9cIZ20TD
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Illustrations of Famous Cars and Quotes in Movies and TV ( Photos ...

Illustrations of Famous Cars and Quotes in Movies and TV ( Photos ... | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
French illustrator Nicolas Bannister used an interesting technique combining two facets of pop culture and fusing them into posters; cars and quotes. Bannister used classic movies like Jurassic Park 's(Yes, it came out 20 ...
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From the Book - Creative Review (blog)

From the Book - Creative Review (blog) | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
From the Book
Creative Review (blog)
From the Book is a collection of hand crafted and digital book illustrations by Baker, Slonims and Ursell, who are lecturers on Middlesex University's illustration course.
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Inside the Rainbow: Gorgeous Vintage Russian Children’s Book Illustrations from the 1920s-1930s

Inside the Rainbow: Gorgeous Vintage Russian Children’s Book Illustrations from the 1920s-1930s | Books & Authors | Scoop.it

 Inside the Rainbow: Beautiful Books, Terrible Times(public library), edited by Julian Rothensteinand Olga Budashevskaya, collects the most vibrant masterpieces of Russian children’s literature from the short but pivotal period between 1920 and 1935 — a time-capsule of the ambitious aesthetic and imaginative ideology that burned bright for a few brief moments before the onset of communism cast down its uniform grayness.

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Illustrations by Maria Carolina Ramirez Alvarez

Illustrations by Maria Carolina Ramirez Alvarez | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Pin It Maria Carolina Ramirez Alvarez is a freelance illustrator based in Bogota, Colombia who created the amazing pieces. She has worked with clients such as Puntofla, Unidosis, Lakyoto Sound [...]

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