Mike & Jonathan Sundy stop by the pod to chat about their PANCHO BANDITO SERIES, self-publishing children’s picture books and transitioning from traditional jobs to self-employed creatives.
Emma Otheguy, author of Marti’s Song For Freedom/Marti y Sus Versos Por la Libertad, stops by the podcast to talk about political parallels, the message a book can carry, and encouraging kids to raise their own voices.
Share this Post This week I am excited to welcome to the show Corey Ann Haydu. She is both a Young Adult AND Middle Grade author. Her most recent YA …
Hena Khan, author of Amina’s Voice, stops by the podcast to talk about a sense of betrayal over names, helping a character feel comfortable in her own skin, and a deeper ideas of assimilation and acceptance.
Tom Booth, author illustrator of Don’t Blink!, stops by the podcast to talk about character drawings staring out from his sketchbook, pressure and anticipation kicking in, and an elephant named Harvey.
Jennifer Adams, author of the My Little Cities board book series with Greg Pizzoli and the BabyLit board book series with Alison Oliver, stops by the podcast to talk about integral design, paring down to what’s essential, and people’s strong feelings toward class literature.
Share this Post 13 authors and illustrators tell us what they find as the most painful thing about the picture book industry. It’s some honest picturebooking therapy. Take a listen …
Daniel Miyares, author illustrator most recently of That Neighbor Kid, stops by the podcast to talk about making childhood friends, how good stories come from good problems, and the great joy found in not knowing your story fully until it’s in the hands of readers.
Share this Post First up is how things went when I did a diversity check of my classroom library. If you listened to the last episode (#27 with librarian Sarah …
Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock, author and illustrator of the Four Points series, including Compass South and Knife’s Edge, stop by the podcast to talk about intimate story moments, the benefits of too much detail, and the fun of making tiny drawings.