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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 Basically Jake Parker makes things! And after this talk you’re going to be inspired to make things too.

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Melissa Sweet: Picturebooking, Episode 66

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Getting to know the author of CHARLOTTE’S WEB through Melissa Sweet’s book SOME WRITER: THE STORY OF E. B. WHITE was such a treasure. The art, the words and the design of this book give you an in depth biography of a man and a writer. Whether you are a fan of White’s stories or a writer yourself, this book needs to be on your reading list.

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Alexis Braud: Picturebooking, Episode 61

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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.