Matthew Loux, cartoonist of The Time Museum, stops by the podcast to talk about being a little quiet, a little self-conscious, and aware of the potent and important qualities of friendship.
Bethan Woollvin, author illustrator of Little Red, stops by the podcast to talk about taking issue with the classic Little Red Riding Hood, enjoying a challenge, and thinking first in terms of colors when approaching a story.
Matthew Cordell, author illustrator of Wolf in the Snow, stops by the podcast to talk about words becoming unnecessary, preconceived notions, and the decision to save yourself or the wolf pup.
Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld, the award winning team behind Steam Train, Dream Train and Good Night, Good Night Construction Site, stop by the podcast to share their newest collaboration, Mighty, Mighty Construction Site, in addition to talking about their complete and utter adoration for big machines.
Jessie Sima, debut author illustrator of Not Quite Narwhal, stops by the podcast to talk about her anthropology background, #kidlitart, and creating a character who is “stylistically adorable”.
Elaine Magliaro, author of Things to Do, stops by the podcast to talk about the best way to teach kids how to write, the wonderful feeling of getting something out of your head and onto the page that looks like you, and the importance of going outside.
Raina Telgemeier, cartoonist most recently of Ghosts, stops by the podcast to talk about growing up in noisy houses, always ending a page on a punchline, and using speculation as a tool.
Jackie Azúa Kramer and Maral Sassouni, author and illustrator of The Green Umbrella, stop by the podcast to talk about their story about journeys, the walk we’re each on, and a call for our “little ambassadors” to stay openminded, curious, and approach life and others with understanding.
Patricia Hruby Powell and Shadra Strickland, creators of Loving Vs. Virginia, stop by the podcast to talk about the landmark civil rights case, visual journalism, and the balance between the stiff and sacred, the relaxed and calm.
Steven Malk, literary agent at Writers House, stops by the podcast to answer your questions and to talk communication, giving back to things that inspire you, and how to identify the mark of a good book.