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Oct 30, 2019

Are you familiar with the universal tendency of young children to always ask WHY? This laugh-out-loud picture book features a small child taking on a big loud bully with one simple question.

Adam Rex is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator. His books include The True Meaning of Smekday, which was made...


Oct 2, 2019

Renowned artist, storyteller and writer Ashley Bryan introduces his new book: INFINITE HOPE: A BLACK ARTIST’S JOURNEY FROM WORLD WAR II TO PEACE. 

Ashley Bryan is the first African-American creator ever to both write and illustrate a book for children. He’s a Newberry Medal honoree and has received countless...


Sep 18, 2019

A powerful new fable from the world-renowned artist and picture book phenomenon Oliver Jeffers

THE FATE OF FAUSTO is a poignant tale about a man who acts upon his self-proclaimed domination of all he can see.


OLIVER JEFFERS is an artist, storyteller, father, cartographer and part-time explorer. His work encompasses...


May 19, 2019

Using light and color to help tell a story. Challenging your illustrations with new tools and techniques. And being thankful for the people who make the children’s book industry so special. John Rocco is the episode guest.

This week’s featured book is CAMP TIGER, a beautiful picture book written by Susan Choi and...


May 5, 2019

Dancing between thin lines, thick lines and no lines! Illustrating emotions and energy with simple shapes. And designing characters that you can’t help loving. Ella Okstad is this episodes guest.

This week’s featured book is SOPHIE JOHNSON: UNICORN EXPERT, a brilliantly funny picture book about a unicorn hiding in...