Links I Like – Picture Books

These are links to exceptional posts I’ve appreciated about picture books. This list will grow… but I’m hoping the links don’t break.

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PICTURE BOOKS

Maria Papova’s Brief History of Children’s Picture Books & Visual Storytelling; http://www.theatlantic.com

Writing Picture Books (Marisa Montes); http://www.marisamontes.com/writing_picture_books.htm

Australia’s PB Magic (Elizabeth Hale); https://theconversation.com/how-australias-childrens-authors-create-magic

Picture Book Layout (Tara Lazar); http://taralazar.wordpress.com

How to Write a Picture Book Cover Letter; http://johartauthor.com

Will Terry offers a great perspective on Children’s Book Publishing – in a Nutshell.

Writing Stories in Rhythm & Rhyme (Dori Chaconas); http://www.dorichaconas.com

A Publisher’s Perspective on Rhyming Picture Books with Kate Wilson @NosyCrow; http://nosycrow.com

Heather Burnell’s Monster List of PB Agents; http://frolickingthroughcyberspace.blogspot.com

Christie Wright Wild’s glance at Casey McCormick‘s extensive PB Agent info; http://christiewrightwild.blogspot.com

Jennifer Laughran’s knowledge/advice on the business of PBs; http://literaticat.blogspot.com

Heather Ayris Burnell interviews PB agent Susan Hawk on PBs;  http://frolickingthroughcyberspace.blogspot.com

Interview with Helen Chamberlain (editor/publisher of THIS IS THE MUD!); http://lucindagifford.com

Search for PBs by theme;  http://www.littleparachutes.com

Jeanne’s Peaceful Day post of ANZAC Day picture books;  Anzac Day Picture Books

An excellent timeline of the Picture Book; http://www.picturingbooks.com/picture-book-timeline.html

You’ve got mail! Illustrated Envelopes; http://bit.ly/h0FQQd 

Jon Klassen talks to Radio National about his hat books – which I adore! http://www.abc.net.au

Tara Lazar offers sage snippets from SCBWI; https://taralazar.com

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SELF-PUBLISHING PICTURE BOOKS

Considering self-publishing? How to find an illustrator (Lisa Griffin);  http://www.thecreativepenn.com

Karen Inglis gives an in-depth analysis of her self-published PB journey; http://kareninglis.wordpress.com

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