Today’s show features three books that have a friendship theme. First, Sue Hendra introduces us to NORMAN THE SLUG WITH THE SILLY SHELL. Norman longs to be a snail-if only …
Bryan Collier, author and illustrator of It’s Shoe Time (Elephant and Piggie Like Reading series) and illustrator of Hey Black Child, stops by the podcast to talk about being different, beautifully perfect flaws, and creating the world you want to be in.
We love to find the inspiration behind the stories. Barbara DiLorenzo, author/illustrator of Renato and the Lion, shares the Person, Place and Thing that inspired her debut picture book in our latest Perosn, Place, Thing post.
Ben Hatke, cartoonist of Mighty Jack and the Goblin King, stops by the podcast to talk about his modern retelling of a classic fairy tale, an overgrown, scrappy garden, and a tale that grew in the telling.
Susanna Reich, author of Stand Up and Sing! and Fab Four Friends, stops by the podcast to talk about really enjoying the hunt of research, singing for a purpose, and the experience of how people become who they are.
Drew Daywalt, author of The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors and BB-8 On The Run, stops by the podcast to talk about writing things that all kids have access to, kids loving to be the villain, and trying to lose with all your might.
Penny M. Thomas, author of Nimoshom and His Bus, stops by the podcast to talk about Cree becoming a lost language, the respect shown toward elders among First Nation people, and her grandfather, a very resilient man who was always her favorite person.
The galaxy is chock-full of books for young Star Wars fans. It can be overwhelming. Luckily, our Jedi council has hand-selected the very best for you and your young padawan.
Katherine Roy, author and illustrator of How To Be an Elephant, stops by the podcast to talk about learning by copying, finding the balance and letting the watercolor do the talking.
We go beyond the book COME WITH ME with author Holly McGhee and illustrator Pascal Lemaître! Join us for a very special video premiere, a glimpse at how their picture book has inspired kindness and gratitude in schools, and a one-of-a-kind giveaway!