In honor of the 15th Annual Celebration of Minnesota’s Children’s Author and Illustrators this Saturday in Red Wing, MN, this week we are featuring local authors and illustrators who have donated their material to the Kerlan Collection! Above are drafts of Joyce Sidman’s poem “Prehistory,” published in her book Eureka! Poems About Inventors.

pixalry:

Harry Potter Travel Posters - Created by The Green Dragon Inn

Prints are available for sale on Etsy. Check more of their travel designs here.

(via booksofwonder)

Happy Birthday, Tomie!

schoollibraryjournal:

Ten great graphic novels for schools.
(via Resources for Teaching Graphic Novels in the Classroom | School Library Journal)

Pages from Fritz Siebel’s original dummy for Amelia Bedelia, written by Peggy Parish, with editorial notes (including the comment that the dressed chicken shouldn’t be “too goulish”)

todaysdocument:

It’s International #LiteracyDay!

"To the Bookmobile!"
"Atomic batteries to power. Turbines to speed."

The Vermont Bookwagon is ready to move out!
Excerpted from “The Day the Books Went Blank”, a 1961 educational film intended to show the importance of maintaining quality libraries:

todaysdocument:

It’s International #LiteracyDay!

"To the Bookmobile!"

"Atomic batteries to power. Turbines to speed."

The Vermont Bookwagon is ready to move out!

Excerpted from “The Day the Books Went Blank”, a 1961 educational film intended to show the importance of maintaining quality libraries:

Beatifully detailed original artwork by Minnesota author and illustrator Wanda Gag, from Gone is Gone, first published in 1935.

Beatifully detailed original artwork by Minnesota author and illustrator Wanda Gag, from Gone is Gone, first published in 1935.

One of our processors snapped a photo of this beautifully vibrant My World art in our Clement Hurd collection. Fantastic!

One of our processors snapped a photo of this beautifully vibrant My World art in our Clement Hurd collection. Fantastic!

"The Children’s Room has gone [x] days without singing a song from Frozen or Tangled."

— When the youth services librarians create a new sign (via whenalibrarian)

(via libraryjournal)

Just arrived at the CLRC: Patricia Keeler’s beautiful artwork for Drumbeat in Our Feet. Here is a photo of Keeler with her work.

Just arrived at the CLRC: Patricia Keeler’s beautiful artwork for Drumbeat in Our Feet. Here is a photo of Keeler with her work.