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

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Jun 20, 2018

Cale Atkinson and I talk about how he pushes himself to grow as an artist. His latest book Off & Away comes directly from his personal work to improve himself as an illustrator.

Cale is an illustrator and animator living lakeside with his family in Kelowna, British Columbia. His work can be found in children’s...


Jun 6, 2018

Joe Sutphin and I talk about his path to becoming a children’s book illustrator whose work has been compared to Garth Williams.

You’ve seen Joe's art in the NY Times Bestselling novel Word of Mouse by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein, Dr. Critchlore’s School for Minions by Sheila Grau and Raffie On The Run


May 23, 2018

32 authors and illustrators come back on the show to answer the question ... Why picture books are important?

Juniper Bates, Amy June Bates, Josh Funk, Catia Chien, Alice Kuipers, Rowboat Watkins, Elise Parsley, Jon Burgerman, Ruth Spiro, Dan Santat, Aaron Zenz, Patrick Wensink, David Ezra Stein, Laura Gehl, Sherri...


May 9, 2018

It’s the moments that we all remember … The day someone sees something in us that we do not yet. The day someone pushes us to be better ... to work harder ... to ask more of ourselves and our life. Mentors play a huge role in any successful book, career or life. So I’ve asked a five authors and illustrators to...


Apr 25, 2018

Ovi Nedelcu’s “One Gray Mouse” is a journey. A journey from doubt to hope. This book is about the belief that life can change for the better.

Ovi and I dived into topics like napping, the hero’s journey and actionable tips to become a better illustrator.

 

You’ll learn:

  • Why the mouse is gray and what that...