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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...


Feb 24, 2019

J.R. Krause – Dragon Night

Struggles, successes and a journey to find a story and a picture book voice. J.R. Krause is this episode’s guest. We dive deep into his creative process and what he learned from animation that served him well in picture books.

This episode’s feature book is Dragon Night. A visually stunning picture book about a boy...


Dec 5, 2018

What happens when you giving yourself the space for magic? Well, if you are Zanni Louise you get to author an amazing picture book called ARCHIE AND THE BEAR (illustrated by David Mackintosh).

We dive deep into this book and I enjoyed getting to know Zanni’s thoughts on imagination and how to make space for stories....


Nov 21, 2018

Picture book author Tim McCanna stops by the pod to chat about his four books that came out this year (BITTY BOT’S BIG BEACH GETAWAY, JACK B. NINJA, BOING! A VERY NOISY ABC & SO MANY SOUNDS). We get to all these stories but we also talk about musical theatre, graphic design, finding picture books and a new passion....


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.


P.S. If you are a Picturebooking Patreon check out the bonus talk with...