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Jun 16, 2021

Author Arielle Hobbs shares her mission to see a society that embraces us, all of us, as we are. Today’s featured book, SULLY THE RACCOON, is based on Hobbs’ son Sullivan (Sully). Told from the perspective of Sully’s big brother, this book shares the family’s humorous tale of embracing Sully’s intellectual...


Jun 2, 2021

Author Dave Eggers shares his passion for helping kids reach their full potential. Today's featured book, FARAWAY THINGS, is about a boy and his sword and how giving away something precious leads to an even more important discovery.

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May 19, 2021

Children's book author Shelli R. Johannes shares her creative wisdom and talks about her Loves Science series and the new picture book THEO THESAURUS. Today's featured book is about Theo, the dinosaur who loves big words!

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Mar 10, 2021

Today’s guest is children’s book author Leda Schubert.

In the interview, Leda discusses writing, awe of picture books, and family. Today’s featured book, NATHAN’S SONG, is a positive portrayal of the Jewish immigrant experience in the early 1900s, based on Leda’s grandfather.

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Feb 24, 2021

Today's guest children's book author Kathleen Krull passed away on January 15 following a brief illness. We recorded this talk on January 13. Here is her publisher's weekly obituary: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-authors/article/85350-obituary-kathleen-krull.html

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