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Picture Book Blogs

on February 24, 2011

On Saturday, I will be teaching a “Writing the Picture Book” class at the University Branch of the Seattle Public Library. The workshop runs from 2-4 p.m on Saturday, February 26. The class is free, thanks to the Seattle Public Library, but you must call the library to register as the class is capped at 35 students.  206-684-4063

At the class, I’ll be giving out a couple handouts. A couple exercises for us to do together and a handout which will include resources for picture book writers. However, since not everyone can attend Saturday’s workshop, I’ll also be posting a few things here.

The first is Picture Book Blogs. The following are three of my favorite picture book blogs. Each blog offers something uniquely different.

Picture Book Blogs

George Shannon’s Blog: http://georgeshannon.wordpress.com/

George Shannon, Seattle picture book author, keeps this blog and posts about the art of creating picture books.

7 Impossible Things Before Breakfast: http://blaine.org/sevenimpossiblethings/

Blog about picture book and graphic novel illustrations.

The Picture book Junkies Blog: http://pbjunkies.blogspot.com/

Five illustrators share their thoughts and insights about making picture books

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