Picturebooking FriendshipToday’s show features three books that have a friendship theme. First, Sue Hendra introduces us to NORMAN THE SLUG WITH THE SILLY SHELL. Norman longs to be a snail-if …
Share this Post(Some of the) Best Middle Grade Books of 2017Episode Transcript:This year has been another strong reading year for me so far. I read a lot more picture books …
Bryan Collier, author and illustrator of It’s Shoe Time (Elephant and Piggie Like Reading series) and illustrator of Hey Black Child, stops by the podcast to talk about being different, beautifully perfect flaws, and creating the world you want to be in.
Ben Hatke, cartoonist of Mighty Jack and the Goblin King, stops by the podcast to talk about his modern retelling of a classic fairy tale, an overgrown, scrappy garden, and a tale that grew in the telling.
Susanna Reich, author of Stand Up and Sing! and Fab Four Friends, stops by the podcast to talk about really enjoying the hunt of research, singing for a purpose, and the experience of how people become who they are.
Drew Daywalt, author of The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors and BB-8 On The Run, stops by the podcast to talk about writing things that all kids have access to, kids loving to be the villain, and trying to lose with all your might.
Penny M. Thomas, author of Nimoshom and His Bus, stops by the podcast to talk about Cree becoming a lost language, the respect shown toward elders among First Nation people, and her grandfather, a very resilient man who was always her favorite person.
Katherine Roy, author and illustrator of How To Be an Elephant, stops by the podcast to talk about learning by copying, finding the balance and letting the watercolor do the talking.
Matt Tavares, author and illustrator of Red and Lulu, stops by the podcast to talk about dealing with change, words (where they feel necessary), and filling the bird feeder.