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A podcast that showcases the authors and illustrators of your favorite children's books. 

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Nov 7, 2018

Ruth Spiro returns to the podcast to talk about her latest Baby Love Sciences books and a Maker picture book titled MADE BY MAXINE. We talk about failing forward, first pets, science babies and how she was introduced to the maker movement.


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Oct 24, 2018

Joe Bluhm is a storytelling artist who has spent his career putting himself in environments that allow him to grow as a creator. He has worked with the story legend William Joyce (THE FANTASTIC FLYING BOOKS OF MR. MORRIS LESSMORE), the hockey star Zachary Hyman (THE MAGICIAN’S SECRET) and a picturebooking favorite...


Oct 10, 2018

Michael Rex stops by the pod to chat about his new picture book EAT PETE!

EAT PETE is a hilarious story about Pete’s playdate with a hungry monster.

Michael talks about how he makes his humorous picture books and what they mean to him and to his audience. We go from the silliness of this book to Star Wars and beyond....


Sep 26, 2018

Caldecott Medalist, Sophie Blackall stops by the pod to talk about two of my daughter’s favorite children book characters … Ivy and Bean. Sophie is one of the most interesting artists working. Her books and her art move me and continue to bring my family closer together.

Sophie is a special person and this...


Sep 12, 2018

Grace Lin, a NY Times bestselling author/illustrator, won the Newbery Honor for “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon” and the Theodor Geisel Honor for “Ling and Ting.”

Her latest book “A BIG MOONCAKE FOR LITTLE STAR” is a picture book that celebrates the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and Grace’s American...