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Mar 22, 2023

In this episode, host Nick Patton interviews author Baptiste Paul about his latest book “Climb On!”.

Baptiste is a Caribbean-born author passionate about sharing stories that reflect the experiences of marginalized communities. His latest book, “Climb On!”, celebrates Black joy in nature and encourages readers to explore and appreciate the natural world around them.

In this interview, Baptiste shares how he pursued his passion for writing despite challenges and offers advice to aspiring authors facing similar obstacles. He also discusses the inspiration behind “Climb On!” and the process of working with his publisher and illustrator to add multiple layers of storytelling to the book.

Baptiste and Nick delve into the importance of representation in children’s literature and how “Climb On!” can serve as a tool for educators and parents to introduce children to diverse perspectives and experiences.

Join us for an inspiring and thought-provoking conversation about the power of picture books to shape our understanding of the world around us. Listen now to this latest episode of the Picturebooking Podcast.