This Week’s Tweets and Pins

Here are the links I shared on my Twitter and Pinterest accounts this week that you might find interesting:


Cressida Cowell’s top 10 mythical creatures | Children’s books –

Fairy tales are more than true - Neil Gaiman

Illustrator Sophie Blackall on Subversive Storytelling, Missed Connections, and Optimism | Brain Pickings

Indian children’s books find readers worldwide – NY Daily News

Nonfiction 10 for 10 List for 2013! | There’s a Book for That –

‘Red Kite, Blue Kite’ and ‘Fish for Jimmy’ –

School Library Journal’s Battle of the Kids’ Books

Why I Love Dirty Children’s Books | GeekDad


Four companies that are changing digital reading in Africa — paidContent

Is Amazon About to Break the Law? TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

Killing the Pay First, Read Later E-bookselling Model | Publishing Perspectives


DOK, Delft Public Library, in Delft Holland

25 Writers on the Importance of Libraries – Flavorwire

Jeff Sturges on libraries and makerspaces | ALA TechSource –

Terry Pratchett: ‘I taught myself more in the library than the school taught me’ – video-Children’s books

Vine Offers Boundless Creativity for Libraries; Have You Heard? – Blog

Why Libraries Should Be the Next Great Start-Up Incubators – Jobs & Economy-The Atlantic Cities


BBC News – War and Peace: Tolstoy novel to be adapted for BBC One

Defending the Freedom to Read

Lumio – the folding lamp that looks like a book –

MAKE | MAKE Asks: Books that Inspire you to Make

RT @bookpatrol: The end of an era: Reader’s Digest files for bankruptcy | @BloombergNews

What 16 top #yalit literary #agents are looking for in the opening of your manuscript from @4YAlit #writing: …


All web pages ‘are 19 clicks away’ – Telegraph

As 3-D Printing Becomes More Accessible, Copyright Questions Arise : All Tech Considered : NPR

Cloud computing is a trap, warns GNU founder | Technology –

If A Social Network Falls In A Forest… | TechCrunch

The Risks of Music Piracy in 2013:

Tumblr Is Not What You Think | TechCrunch


3 Social Media Lessons From Young Adults And The Authors Who Speak To Them | Co.Create –

Comic-book superheroine Cat aims to see off gender stereotypes by being smart & fully clothed! |

Glen Weldon On LGBT Characters In Graphic Novels : NPR –

How the internet is kickstarting a teen poetry revolution | Children’s books

The Millions : Walking Enigmas: On the Reading Habits of Teen Boys –