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Nov 13, 2019

Four-year-old Parker Curry had a moment that went viral. Today's featured book, PARKER LOOKS UP, is the story of that moment and that day.

We love this book for its here-and-now reality. And how you can truly have a life-altering moment in the middle of an ordinary day.

A visit to Washington, DC’s National Portrait...


Jun 19, 2019

Today we get to know and celebrate the children’s book author Anika Aldamuy Denise.

Anika and I talk about how she became a picture book author, and how curiosity fuels her creativity.

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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...


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....