The Weekly 411 (5/15/20)

© Skylaar Amann

May 15, 2020 vol. 20

The Weekly 411 gathers all the links added to Kidlit411 each week. To receive this post by email, sign up for our email updates. Are you on Facebook? Join our Kidlit411 group for conversations & camaraderie. This week's illustration is by Skylaar Amann.


We are excited to feature Gabi Snyder and her debut picture book, TWO DOGS ON A TRIKE (Abrams Appleseed, May 19, 2020) illustrated by Robin Rosenthal.  Enter to win a copy!

Today we are pleased to feature author-illustrator Skylaar Amann and her debut picture book, LLOYD FINDS HIS WHALESONG (Page Street Kids), coming out June 30. Enter to win a copy!

Writing Challenges

What: Each Monday for seven weeks, post a 100-word story based on the writing prompt provided by Susanna Leonard Hill

For Writers

Marketing & Creating a Platform

Should I Use a Pen Name?

NEW ON KIDLIT411: We created a new resource page on writing and illustrating graphic novels. These are all the links that were added to this new page:

KidlitGN - a new Facebook group for writers and illustrators interested in MG and lower graphic novels 

Kids Comics Unite - a community for kid comics professionals

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  1. Love that you're starting a Graphic Novel resource page!!

  2. Love the resource updates and looking forward to reading both Two Dogs On A Trike and Lloyd Finds His Whale Song! Congratulations to Gabi Snyder, Robin Rosenthal and Skylaar Amann!


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