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Jan 12, 2022

Author Nadia Salomon shares why rhyming is complex and why you need to write from the heart. We also discuss her debut picture book Goodnight Ganesha. This story, illustrated by Poonam Mistry, celebrates the nighttime rituals of two young children visiting their grandparents in India.


Dec 8, 2021

Author Paul Hoffman shares the first time he met Nick and how, together, they turned words written on a placemat into the picture book Sam and the Seven-Pound Perch.


Aug 11, 2021

Author David Bowles shares his life on the U.S.-Mexico border, and he translated that experience into his picture book debut, MY TWO BORDER TOWNS. This story, illustrated by Erika Meza, follows a boy and his father visiting the family, friends and community found on the other side.

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Jul 28, 2021

Author Anitra Rowe Schulte shares her journey into picture books and how she found the right story for her character. Today's featured book, DANCING WITH DADDY, is about the excitement of a first father-daughter dance told from the point of view of a character with Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome.

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Jul 14, 2021

Today's show includes an interview with children's book author Bianca Schulze and a picturebooking message by illustrator Ashley Belote.

In the interview, Bianca shares her journey into the world of picture books and her debut picture book, DON'T WAKE THE DRAGON. This interactive bedtime story features a sound-asleep...