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Apr 21, 2019

How to develop scenes that make the worlds and characters you create feel so true? What kinds of opportunities or challenges come with a successful book? And the long winding process of creating that next story. Eliza Wheeler is this episodes guest. We dive deep into these topics and much more.

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Apr 7, 2019

Having lots of different interest helps make your art stronger. Why you should always stay uncomfortable. And how to master self confidence. Holly Hatam is this episodes guest. We dive deep into these topics and much more.

This week’s feature picture book is Dear Boy, a companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller


Apr 2, 2019

Why some of our favorite animals are in danger of becoming extinct and what kids, families and humanity can do to save them. Chelsea Clinton is today’s guest.

The picture book is Don’t Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe, illustrated by Gianna Marino. This book invites readers to learn...


Mar 24, 2019

What does a world that embraces differences look like? How can working on a story change your perspective? And why it’s more important for children to learn how to ask questions than learn what’s right and wrong. LK James is this episode’s guest. We dive deep into these questions and much more.

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Mar 10, 2019

The craziest path into a picture book career and why you shouldn’t try this at home … or anywhere else. Chris Robertson is this episode’s guest. We dive deep into his career path and the books he loves to create.

This week’s feature book is the new board book version of Where Do Pants Go? This story is going to...