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Podcast interviews with children's book authors, illustrators and expert

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May 20, 2020

Danielle Dufayet is a picture book author who teaches English and public speaking/self-empowerment classes. She is also an artist who works in stained glass and oil, along with acrylic paint.

YOU ARE YOUR STRONG is a picture book that reassures kids that they can handle big emotions and the benefits of developing inner...


Apr 15, 2020

Helena Ku Rhee is an author based in Los Angeles. She draws story ideas from her travels as well as her childhood.

THE PAPER KINGDOM by Helena Ku Rhee, illustrated by Pascal Campion, is a story based off of a difficult time made magical by her parents.

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Mar 4, 2020

Tapping into a kid’s world.

Annie Barrows is the author of the Ivy and Bean Series, but in our family, we love all her work including her latest books featured on the podcast: What John Marco Saw and The Best of Iggy.


Feb 5, 2020

Learn about writing a picture book biography from an award-winning author.

Barb Rosenstock is an author of nonfiction and historical fiction children’s books, including THE NOISY PAINT BOX, a 2015 Caldecott Honor book. Her goal is to create stories that bring to life history’s heroes for today’s kids.


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...