July 16, 2021 by Betsy Bird
The lineup for the 7th annual Picture Book Summit, the world's largest online picture book writing conference, has been announced. The event will stream globally on Saturday, October 2.
April 14, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Looking for a summer reading giveaway or something to give you programming ideas? One of my podcasts may have a solution.
November 27, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Remember what exhibition openings felt like? In China they can have them again. Here are some glimpses of the Tsinghua University Art Museum in Beijing's presentation of 180 works from 40 international children's illustrators.
October 2, 2020 by Betsy Bird
The Nature Generation is accepting nominations for the national 2021 Green Earth Book Award October 1 through December 15, 2020.
March 17, 2020 by Betsy Bird
The Illinois Reading Council is excited to announce a call for manuscripts for a special issue of their double-blind, peer-reviewed journal. The theme is: How do Books for our Youngest Readers Inspire Action Towards Equity?
March 12, 2020 by Betsy Bird
There's a new podcast in town. Listen in, then stay tuned for a special PSA from Jason Reynolds sharing 8 tips on how to fight COVID-19.
February 19, 2020 by Betsy Bird
A little-known and unexpected aspect of 20th century literature is the delightful discovery that some well-known authors also wrote one or more children’s books. This unusual literary theme is explored in the exhibition They Also Wrote Children’s Books, on view in the Grolier Club’s second floor gallery from March 4 through May 2, 2020.
January 29, 2020 by Betsy Bird
This year I will be co-chairing the Mathical Book Prize committee, so it is with extreme pleasure that I tell you about this new opportunity to get great books in schools. Or, to put it another way, FREE BOOKS!!! Come and get 'em!
November 15, 2019 by Betsy Bird
A brand spanking new exhibit is occurring at the Toronto Public Library. Opening tomorrow, it features the "best of the best" from the IBBY Collection for Young People with Disabilities, a multilingual reference collection located at North York Central Library, part of the Toronto Public Library system. But don't take my word for it.
November 3, 2019 by Betsy Bird
You may have heard a bit about this documentary floating about on the winds. Today I'd like to highlight this film currently in production. It has a Kickstarter going and needs your help. With 18 days to go, it's a little more than halfway to its goal. If you can, please check it out:
Good Comics for Kids
by Brigid Alverson
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Erika Thulin Dawes
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
by Travis Jonker
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