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Sep 20, 2023

Author-illustrator Leah Hayes talks about her picture book I Touched the Sun—a wondrous story about a young boy's journey to meet the Sun.

Your host for this episode is Nick Patton.

May 31, 2023

Features host Shawna J.C. Tenney, the award-winning author-illustrator Ed Vere, and his latest book, "The Artist."

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May 10, 2023

Host Shawna J.C. Tenney chats with #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Pete Oswald about his latest author-illustrator picture book, THE NOISE INSIDE BOYS, a personal story that explores the complex emotions experienced during a day at the beach.

During their conversation, Pete explains how he found inspiration...

Apr 26, 2023

Host Nick Patton chats with Caldecott Honor-winning author-illustrator Lauren Castillo about her latest picture book; THIS IS A STORY by John Schu, a love letter to libraries and librarians.

They discuss how John's sparse text allowed Lauren to add her illustrated storyline about a family's trip to the library and...

Mar 15, 2023

Host Nick Patton chats with author-illustrator Jacob Grant about the picture book No Fair—a big-hearted story about fairness and the relationship between a father and his son.

These library guys talk about the magic of books, fairness in life, Iggy Pop, and being a dad.

Plus, they discuss the joys of transitioning...