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Nov 16, 2022

Host Nick Patton chats with illustrator Brian Biggs about the picture book I Can't Draw by Stephen W. Martin. I Can't Draw is a celebration of drawing and the joy of having fun making art.

Plus, advice on what a parent should do to encourage a kid who shows interest in drawing. And a discussion about how Brian created a...


Nov 2, 2022

A quick introduction to Paddy Donnelly's picture book Dodos Are Not Extinct!


Oct 19, 2022

Host Valerie Bolling chats with author Kelly Starling Lyons about her picture book, My Hands Tell A Story. This book celebrates how hands hold the memories of a meaningful life. 

It's a fun chat about finding your purpose and place. Learn about the benefits of saying Yes to opportunities and writing across genres. Plus,...


Oct 5, 2022

Host Shawna J. C. Tenney chats with author-illustrator Ana Aranda about her picture book, Our Day of the Dead Celebration.

It's a fun chat about family, culture and belonging. Ana challenges you to learn about the people you haven't met that shaped the family that you love.

Plus, the process and the smells of making...


Sep 21, 2022

Host Valerie Bolling chats with Super Bowl Champion, author & CEO of Share the Magic Foundation, Malcolm Mitchell. Mitchell shares his passion for books and youth literacy in this inspiring episode.

Plus, a conversation around feeling like an impostor even after success. And an open discussion about how we teach our...