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16 Artsy, Adorable Gift Ideas From Indie Illustrators

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 12.07.2015 | Arts

What does it mean to be cute? Is it in a gently drawn smile, big eyes, a fluffy animal? What makes one person prefer the cuteness of a googly Pokemon...

Book Review: Pulp Macabre: The Art of Lee Brown Coye's Final and Darkest Era

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

Coye was a key figure in the "weird fiction" genre. This was a generation of writers and illustrators working in the specific world of horror, sci-fi and bizarre pulp books and magazines. We look at them now as masters of a disappearing craft.

One Way Children's Book Creators Cope With Bad Online Reviews

Monica Edinger | Posted 03.09.2014 | Books
Monica Edinger

Last fall, author Marc Nobleman came up with the idea of "... a variation on a poetry slam at which kidlit/YA authors read aloud their most critical or absurd user reviews (from Amazon or Good Reads) for comic relief/catharsis."

Google Celebrates Grim Illustrator Edward Gorey

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.22.2013 | Technology

Google celebrates the life and work of American illustrator and author Edward Gorey with Friday's doodle. Born in 1925, Gorey started out as an ill...

Children Authors & Illustrators Help Bring Normalcy to Sandy Hook Elementary School

Rocco Staino | Posted 04.21.2013 | Books
Rocco Staino

Twelve children's authors and illustrators traveled to the Sandy Hook Elementary School to participate in the school's first assembly program. This came about through the diligent effort of Marc Tyler Nobleman, author of more than 70 books.

National Book Festival 2011 (Photo Gallery)

Jeff Malet | Posted 11.30.2011 | Books
Jeff Malet


Lucas Kavner

'Moby Dick' Gets A Makeover. On Every Single Page. | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

While other high school freshmen were playing video games or going to baseball practice, Matt Kish was reading the unabridged edition of "Moby Dick" i...

PHOTOS: 12 Children’s Illustrators Donate Original Artwork For Charity Auction | Posted 07.06.2011 | Books

Twelve noted illustrators are contributing original artwork to an online charity auction benefitting two national literary programs that give books t...

Rob Ryan's Whimsical Image Making (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Rob Ryan never really broke away from his childhood. His lifelong love of storytelling and straightforward approach to image-making has produced whimsical, accessible collections of work that appeal to many.

Frank Frazetta, Pioneering Fantasy Artist, Dies At 82

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA — Pioneering fantasy artist Frank Frazetta died Monday in a Fort Myers, Fla., hospital, a manager said. He was 82. Frazetta had be...

Astrid Lindgren Award For Children's Book Illustrations Goes To Kitty Crowther

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

STOCKHOLM — Belgian illustrator and author Kitty Crowther won the 2010 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for children's literature Wednesday for he...

Tasha Tudor's Estranged Children Fight Over $2 Million Estate

AP | JOHN CURRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

MARLBORO, Vt. — When author Tasha Tudor's ashes were finally buried, it wasn't in one place. Her bickering survivors couldn't agree on when, whe...