Dec 11, 2019
Author, illustrator and cartoonist Rob Polivka talks about his non-fiction picture book A Dream of Flight: Alberto Santos-Dumont's Race Around the Eiffel Tower.
A Dream of Flight is a dynamic biography of Alberto Santos-Dumont, an inventor who risked everything to reach the skies.
Polivka is the illustrator of Good...
Nov 27, 2019
Author, illustrator, cartoonist and orthodontist Grant Snider returns to the podcast to talk about his first picture book What Color Is Night?.
This is a beautiful debut picture book that explores the wonders—and colors—of nighttime.
Grant Snider's work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Kansas...
Nov 13, 2019
Four-year-old Parker Curry had a moment that went viral. Today's featured book, PARKER LOOKS UP, is the story of that moment and that day.
We love this book for its here-and-now reality. And how you can truly have a life-altering moment in the middle of an ordinary day.
A visit to Washington, DC’s National Portrait...
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...