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Sep 8, 2021

Rebroadcast from Jan. 27, 2016: Antoinette Portis stops by to chat about her amazing picture books, including WAIT, NOT A BOX and BEST FRINTS.


Aug 25, 2021

Rebroadcast from Nov. 5, 2014: Author-illustrator Peter Brown shares his creative thought process along with some of his author-illustrator picture books, including Mr. Tiger Goes Wild and My Teacher is a Monster! No I'm Not.


Jun 30, 2021

Author-illustrator Sean Rubin shares his thoughts about trauma and resilience. Today’s featured book, THIS VERY TREE, is a profoundly moving story told from the point of view of the Callery pear tree that survived the attacks on September 11.

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May 5, 2021

Two-time Caldecott Honoree Marla Frazee talks about how making picture books help her through life's challenges. Today's featured book is her conclusion to the farmer trilogy, THE FARMER AND THE CIRCUS.

Books featured on the show this spring:
https://bookshop.org/lists/spring-2021-picturebooking-list

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Apr 21, 2021

Today's featured guest is children's book author and illustrator Paddy Donelly. We also have a picturebooking message from author Elsa Anderson about her new book; THE LITTLE MANDARIN REACHES THE STARS.

In the interview with Paddy, we discuss stories that combine and blur fiction and non-fiction. Today's featured book,...