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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...


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.

This is a recommended – best of Picturebooking...


Aug 9, 2017

Aaron Reynolds, New York Times bestselling author of CREEPY CARROTS, NERDY BIRDY, PRESIDENT SQUID and CARNIVORES stops by the pod to chat about his latest collaboration with Peter Brown … CREEPY PAIR OF UNDERWEAR. This is the pod’s first underwear episode and I think you're going to enjoy it!

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