Category Archives: children’s illustrators

Lauren Child’s Green Drops and Moonsquirters exhibition

If you live in Manchester, UK, you can drop by the Manchester Art Gallery and visit picture book illustrator and writer Lauren Child’s interactive exhibition: “Green Drops and Moonsquirters: The Utterly Imaginative World of Lauren Child.” (I just love that … Continue reading

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great portrait of children’s illustrator Shaun Tan

Australian artist Nick Stathopoulos painted a great portrait of children’s illustrator and writer Shaun Tan (The Red Tree, The Arrival, The Lost Thing). Stathopoulos’ painting has made the finals for the 2008 Australian Doug Moran National Portrait Prize. I love … Continue reading

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Some great posts–memories of the Central Children’s Room, illustrations from Go To Bed Monster illustrator, and discussing favorite L M Montgomery books

There’s all sorts of great posts happening in the kidlit world. If you like beautiful illustrations, if you’ve read and loved Go To Bed, Monster! (one of my favorite picture books, which is written by Natasha Wing and illustrated by … Continue reading

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send a Patrick McDonnell e-card to someone you care about

Patrick McDonnell has some free e-cards based on three of his children’s books (The Gift of Nothing; Hug Time; and Just Like Heaven: A Mutts Children’s Book) that you can send to someone you care about (or yourself). They’re perfect … Continue reading

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interview with John Himmelman, author and illustrator of Tudley Didn’t Know

Interviewed by Cheryl Rainfield Tudley Didn’t Know written and illustrated by by John Himmelman Publisher: Sylvan Dell Publishing Pub Date: May 2006 ISBN-10: 0976494361, ISBN-13: 978-0976494362 Synopsis: When a hummingbird drops a piece of lichen into the pond near him, … Continue reading

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New York Times’ list of the best children’s picture books in 2007

The New York Times has a list of what they think are the best illustrated children’s books in 2007. They’ve put together a slide show with a page from each of their book choices. I don’t agree with all their … Continue reading

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Online bidding for Robert’s Snow illustrators holiday decorations begins today

The online auctions for Robert’s Snowflakes begin today. The snowflakes are decorations created by children’s illustrators, and proceeds from the sales go to cancer research. So you can purchase an original, one-of-a-kind holiday keepsake AND support a worthy cause at … Continue reading

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Over 200 Children’s Illustrators Participate In Robert’s Snow: Cure for Cancer

If you enjoy great children’s illustrations and picture book illustrators; if you love Christmas or winter, and want to own a unique ornament created by a children’s illustrator; or if you care about helping make the world a better place … Continue reading

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