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Hi folks, do you have a favorite picture book blogs about the craft of writing and illustrating picture books? Please let me know yoru faves. Thanks.
#1 - August 26, 2013, 12:04 PM
Plumb Crazy (Swoon Romance, 2014)
Big Fuzzy Coat (MeeGenius!)
Rembrandt and the Boy Who Drew Dogs (Barron's)

www.mollyblaisdell.blogspot.com

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Picture This! is my #1 favorite pb blog. Rob Sanders even has his posts organized in a Blog Directory. Fancy-shmancy.

http://robsanderswrites.blogspot.com/
#2 - August 26, 2013, 02:24 PM
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Tara Lazar's http://taralazar.com/ Always entertaining and informative (infotainment, I call it).

There are others... will have to check my Google Reader.

Modified to add:
Very useful:
http://susannahill.blogspot.com/p/perfect-picture-books.html

Lovely to look at:
http://picturebookillustration.blogspot.com/

Also lovely to look at:
http://theartofchildrenspicturebooks.blogspot.com/

GORGEOUS to look at:
http://designofthepicturebook.com/ (Hello Carter!)

And just because I LOVE Walker Books and would marry them if they were a man (and if I weren't already married, and so on and so forth – I just love their books, okay?!):
http://www.picturebookparty.co.uk/
#3 - August 26, 2013, 06:30 PM
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Former agent Mary Kole has a great craft blog (PB, MG & YA) at http://kidlit.com/

And Debbie Ridpath Ohi has multiple blogs on both writing and illustrating PBs. Her website is http://debbieohi.com/
#4 - August 26, 2013, 11:18 PM
BACKHOE JOE, HarperCollins, 2014
FAMOUSLY PHOEBE, Sterling, 2017
ALL IN A DROP, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019

http://www.lorialexanderbooks.com/

This is not necessarily a craft blog (depends on how you look at it, I guess), but I LOVE Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast. I enjoy reading about illustrators and the art of the picture book. I would love to be able to illustrate.
http://blaine.org/sevenimpossiblethings/
#5 - August 27, 2013, 07:50 AM
ALIENS GET THE SNIFFLES TOO! Candlewick, 2017
LOUD LULA, Two Lions 2015
CALIFORNIA HISTORY FOR KIDS, CRP
FARMER MCPEEPERS Rising Moon

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#6 - August 27, 2013, 08:53 AM
THE VOICE OF THUNDER, WiDo Publishing
THERE'S A TURKEY AT THE DOOR, Hometown520

www.mirkabreen.com
http://mirkabreen.BlogSpot.com

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Wow! Thank you for all these great suggestions!  :)
#7 - August 27, 2013, 10:00 AM
Plumb Crazy (Swoon Romance, 2014)
Big Fuzzy Coat (MeeGenius!)
Rembrandt and the Boy Who Drew Dogs (Barron's)

www.mollyblaisdell.blogspot.com

I was just coming back to recommend BB Pam's Picture Book University, too!
#8 - August 27, 2013, 11:10 AM
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There are lots I like to check in with, but my hands-down favorite, must-read is Picture Book Den: http://picturebookden.blogspot.com
#9 - August 28, 2013, 05:04 AM
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DOZENS OF DOUGHNUTS - Putnam (coming in 2020)

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