Tom Booth is the character designer and illustrator behind WHO WINS?: 100 HISTORICAL FIGURES GO HEAD-TO-HEAD. I’ve learned more about history from playing with this interactive book than I thought was possible.
Mike Lowery is known for his ability to talk like a pirate. So he was the perfect guest to have on during TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY. Mike also wrote and illustrated THE PURSUIT OF THE PESKY PIZZA PIRATE.
Rafael López is the illustrator and inspiration for the picture book MAYBE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL: HOW ART TRANSFORMED A NEIGHBORHOOD. There is so much to love about Rafael’s true story, and the picture book that captured the spirit of this neighborhood art project.
Alexis Braud is the author and illustrator of PARADE. This is a book that celebrates the Louisiana culture of parading but what drew me into it was the notion of starting. Just getting yourself out there and starting something without much fanfare. Putting yourself on display and parading … even if it is only a parade of one small creature … something special might come of it, if only we start.
Josh Funk hasn’t played fantasy football in years, and we in the children’s book world are so thankful. To fill the void left by fantasy, Josh began writing for children. Three books later Nick and Josh finally get to sit down and have a Picturebooking chat.
Today’s show features Mike Boldt, the author and illustrator of A TIGER TALE (Or What Happened to Anya on Her First Day of School).
Today’s show features Grant Snider, the illustrator of Susan Cain’s book QUIET POWER: THE SECRET STRENGTHS OF INTROVERTS for kids and teens. Susan’s books and ideas have helped me understand myself and I’m so thrilled to get to talk about them here with Grant. Grant’s comic style and tone fit perfectly into this book. And as chance would have it, Grant is a huge picture book fan.
Today’s show features Claire Lordon and her book LORENZO THE PIZZA-LOVING LOBSTER. You’ll discover the inspiration behind Lorenzo. How the story changed from first draft to picture book. And we’ll swap some food stories. So grab a slice and join the party!
Today’s show features Maria Carluccio and her book D IS FOR DRESS-UP. You’ll learn how Maria made the art for this gorgeous picture book. How she developed the concept and why she loves collaborating. Plus we overshare with a couple stories about personal fashion failures.
Two authors, two superhero graphic picture book and one fun podcast!