Michael Mahin and Evan Turk, author and illustrator respectively of Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters, stop by the podcast to talk about stumbling through life, hearing the blues in the place it was born, and the structure and motifs overlayed by improvisation.
Celebrate author-illustrator Evan Turk’s THE STORYTELLER, a magical exploration of the power of storytelling to capture the imagination and inspire a new generation of young storytellers.
Author-illustrator Evan Turk shares some of his earliest work and talks about how the books he made as a child are connected with the picture books he writes and illustrates today.
Mel Schuit takes us inside the book to get a closer look at the artwork in Evan Turk’s THE STORYTELLER.
Evan Turk’s picture book THE STORYTELLER was inspired by Moroccan hlaykia, or public storytellers, and the ways their tales and traditions bind generations together. We highlight some amazing efforts to carry on centuries-old traditions and to build new ones, all through storytelling.
In The Storyteller, a young boy uses the power of oral storytelling to share a miracle with his neighbors. Lauren Davis explains how we can bring such miracles even closer to home by making oral storytelling part of our children’s bedtime routine.
Author and illustrator Evan Turk shares all the wonders of his picture book THE STORYTELLER with us. The text in this book transforms the reader into a traditional storyteller. The art transforms the story into an explosion of culture and imagination.
Enjoy our Story Stones craft, where you and your child use play, paint, nature, and fun to endow a love and knowledge of storytelling
This month’s Books For Better theme is “Books to evoke change.” Our children are fierce; let us never underestimate them. They can be, in the words of the great Mahatma Gandhi, the change they wish to see in the world. Let’s utilize great books to help them on their way.
Evan Turk, author-illustrator of The Storyteller, stops by the podcast to talk about the thousand-year-old tradition, what happens in the moment when you aren’t drawing, and capturing life as it happens.