Author Jonah Winter explains why he created the seemingly impossible: a children’s picture book about the a-bomb.
Middle-grade author Kat Yeh joins us to reveal the cover (and an exclusive excerpt!) of her new novel, THE WAY TO BEA.
Mel Schuit examines how illustrator David Wiesner utilizes a paneled structure in the graphic novel FISH GIRL.
Alastair Heim and Kim Smith join us today to reveal the cover for their brand new picture book, The Great Puppy Invasion!
Carter Higgins, author of A Rambler Steals Home, stops by the podcast to talk about growing up a resolute kid, repopulating ghost towns, and how, quite frankly, it’s hard to write a novel.
Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass: Two Friends by Dean Robbins, illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko, makes connections between the struggles for civil rights by women and African Americans through simple prose, striking parallels, and moving multi-media art. It’s a welcome addition to any home, library or classroom.
Did you miss the Books for Better “Books about the Immigrant and Refugee Experience” Twitter chat last Monday? No worries! We saved the archives for you to explore.
Mel Schuit makes connections between Bethan Woollvin’s LITTLE RED and Molly Bang’s theories in PICTURE THIS: HOW PICTURES WORK
Author-illustrator Bethan Woollvin shares the excitement and joy of her first classroom event for Little Red.
Fractured fairy tales and fairy tale re-tellings are so popular these days. Let’s explore the lessons we can learn, discussions we can start, and reasons we can’t resist the magic of fairy tales.