Feb 24, 2021
Today's guest children's book author Kathleen Krull passed away on January 15 following a brief illness. We recorded this talk on January 13. Here is her publisher's weekly obituary: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-authors/article/85350-obituary-kathleen-krull.html
Today's show also...
Feb 10, 2021
Today's show includes an interview with children's book
illustrator Kaylani Juanita and picturebooking messages by authors
Ruth Spiro and Ruth Forman.
In the interview, Kaylani discusses racism and children's literature. Today's featured book, A HOUSE FOR EVERY BIRD, is about a young artist whose drawings rebel...
Jan 27, 2021
Today's guests include an interview with children's book author
Kate Hoefler and a picturebooking message by author Katherine
In the interview, Kate helps us find common ground by examining the phrase "nothing in common." Today's featured book, with that same phrase, NOTHING IN COMMON, is a thoughtful,...
Jan 13, 2021
Children's book illustrator Cátia Chien shows us that something beautiful can come from creative struggle. Today's featured book, THE BEAR AND THE MOON is a picture book that follows what happens when the gift of a balloon floats into a bear's life.
Books featured on the show this...
Dec 30, 2020
Children's book author Jon-Erik Lappano tells us why nurturing a sense of wonder in kids is essential. Today's featured book, MAGGIE'S TREASURE, is about a child who turns her passion for collecting into a pleasure for her community.