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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...


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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