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Sep 16, 2020

Two-time Caldecott winner author-illustrator Sophie Blackall discusses IF YOU COME TO EARTH.

Sophie Blackall has illustrated many books, including the Ivy + Bean series. She has twice won the Caldecott Medal. Originally from Australia, she now lives in Brooklyn, New York.  

IF YOU COME TO EARTH is a glorious guide to...


Sep 9, 2020

Picture book author-illustrator Gaia Cornwall discusses JABARI TRIES.

Gaia Cornwall is an author-illustrator whose debut picture book, JABARI JUMPS, won several awards, including a Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book and an American Library Association Notable Children’s Book.  

JABARI TRIES is a book about the struggles of...


Sep 2, 2020

Picture book author Simran Jeet Singh discusses FAUJA SINGH KEEPS GOING: THE TRUE STORY OF THE OLDEST PERSON TO EVER RUN A MARATHON.

Simran Jeet Singh is an educator, writer, activist, and scholar who regularly speaks on issues of diversity, inclusion and equity.  

FAUJA SINGH KEEPS GOING is the true story about the man...


Aug 26, 2020

Josh Funk is the children's book author behind several successful book series, including Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast, How to Code, It's NOT a Fairy Tale and Patience & Fortitude.  

SHORT & SWEET is the fourth book in the Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast series. Pancake and Toast fear they're going stale, and undergo...


Aug 12, 2020

Illustrator, Jess X. Snow and I chat about the picture book, The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story. This beautiful book is about intergenerational bonds, finding courage in the face of fear, and connecting with our natural world.

And stick around for the end of this episode when we share picture books from Miranda...