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

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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...


Aug 29, 2018

Libraries, minimalism, art and travel … how can you not love the life Stevie Lewis is living!

We talk about her latest book LOST IN THE LIBRARY written by Josh Funk, her transition to a traveling lifestyle and finding fulfillment.

LOST IN THE LIBRARY is a picture book about Patience and Fortitude, the two lion...


Jul 4, 2018

Liz Reed and I talk about finishing projects and finding success in your work.

For the record I don’t think my daughter is going to let me give away my copy of Liz and Jimmy Reed’s newest picture book “Sweet Success.” It’s a story about an ice cream cone who loves projects. My daughter loves projects and she...