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Welcome to the temporary home of Picturebooking:
a podcast that showcases the authors and illustrators behind your favorite children's books.

My name is Nick Patton and I'm the host of Picturebooking. If you're a listener of the show I'm interested in asking you two big questions: 

1. Who are you? Let me know who you are by answering one of my favorite questions.

2. Is picturebooking important to you? I need listener support to continue the show in it's current format.

Dec 1, 2017

I love story time during the holidays and today we have three books to add to your holiday collection.

First Nicola Killen takes us on a child's magic journey that starts when she wakes to hear the jingling of bells in THE LITTLE REINDEER.

Then we learn about MR. DOG'S CHRISTMAS AT THE HOLLOW TREE INN. This book...

Nov 1, 2017

26 award winning authors and illustrators share things they wrote and drew as kids in the inspirational book, OUR STORY BEGINS. Editor Elissa Brent Weissman stops by the pod to introduce the collection with cameos by Chris Grabenstein, Grace Lin, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Marla Frazee, Peter Lerganis and Tom Angleberge.

Oct 4, 2017

Author and illustrator Katherine Roy stops by the pod to talk about her latest non-fiction picture book HOW TO BE AN ELEPHANT. Somehow the conversation ties in these amazing animals, her book about them and the balance of parenthood and artistic expression.

Sep 20, 2017

Bestselling author of five books for grownups, Patrick Wensink shifts gears into children’s literature with his picture book GO GO GORILLAS (Illustrated by Nate Wragg). We talk about why his career transitioned from writing for adults to writing for kids.

Sep 6, 2017

Author, illustrator and new dad Steven Weinberg stops by the pod to talk about his new picture book FRED & THE LUMBERJACK. We chat about children, chainsaws, lonely dream dens and living in the Catskills.

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