Share this Post The Wonderling isn’t even released yet (it come out September 26th) – but, did I hear that already it’s going to be made into a movie? What …
Michael Mahin and Evan Turk, author and illustrator respectively of Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters, stop by the podcast to talk about stumbling through life, hearing the blues in the place it was born, and the structure and motifs overlayed by improvisation.
Bestselling author of five books for grownups, Patrick Wensink shifts gears into children’s literature with his picture book GO GO GORILLAS (Illustrated by Nate Wragg). We talk about why his career transitioned from writing for adults to writing for kids.
Susan Middleton Elya and Juana Martinez-Neal, author and illustrator respectively of La Princesa and the Pea, stop by the podcast to talk about wanting the character in their story to be everybody/anybody.
Victoria Jamieson, cartoonist of All’s Faire in Middle School, stops by the podcast to talk about childhood nuances, bringing things to a low point, and just wanting to fit in.
John Rocco, illustrator of Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton, stops by the podcast to talk about the responsibility to create a promise, projecting yourself onto the cover, and how a good book for you is good for a reason.
Share this Post As I start our new school year rolling and we are setting up our reading journals and discussing goals, one of the first things we do is …
Ruth Spiro and Irene Chan, author and illustrator respectively of the Baby Loves… board book series, stop by the podcast to talk about science topics relating to baby’s world, inspiration at Jane Yolen’s picture book boot camp, and making science accessible for small children.
Author, illustrator and new dad Steven Weinberg stops by the pod to talk about his new picture book FRED & THE LUMBERJACK. We chat about children, chainsaws, lonely dream dens and living in the Catskills.
Rebecca Green, debut author illustrator of How To Make Friends with a Ghost, stops by the podcast to talk about world building, finding greys you really love, and tying the book together.