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Jonah Winter – Picturebooking, Episode 76

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Today’s featured picture book is about the atomic bomb. What I find fascinating about this book is the words you will not read. Atomic Bomb, Manhattan Project, WWII, Japan and Germany never appear. So what are you left with? What do you see? What does it mean? We talk with this story’s author, Jonah Winter, about this chilling and powerful picture book.

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Corey R. Tabor: Picturebooking, Episode 71

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Corey R. Tabor is the illustrator behind the beautiful and imaginative picture book A DARK, DARK CAVE. This story has suspense, exploration and a fun twist. On today’s show Corey talks about making the art for this book, his journey into children’s literature and his debut as an author-illustrator with the picture book FOX AND THE JUMPING CONTEST.

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Chris Haughton: Picturebooking, Episode 69

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Ideas are funny things. They don’t always grow in a straight line and rightfully so. Sometime I think the most important thing you can do to help an idea grow is to listen … and to let it change. Today’s author Chris Haughton had an idea that grew into his latest book Goodnight Everyone. How this story started and where it ended up are super interesting …

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Jake Parker: Picturebooking, Episode 68

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On the show today we have Jake Parker and his debut picture book Little Bot & Sparrow. Jake has worked in comics, concept art, illustration and animation. He started the popular drawing challenge Inktober and co-founded the illustration education website svslearn.com. Basically Jake Parker makes things! And after this talk you’re going to be inspired to make things too.