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Podcast interviews with children's book authors, illustrators and expert

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Jul 29, 2020

Valerie Bolling is an author and educator who wants children of all backgrounds to see themselves in stories.

LET'S DANCE is a rhythmic celebration of dance and diversity.

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Jul 15, 2020

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow is an educator, anti-racism activist, and children's book author. Her stories feature young Black Muslim protagonists.

YOUR NAME IS A SONG is a story that reminds us of the beauty, history, and magic behind names.

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Jul 1, 2020

Claire Annette Noland is an author, children’s librarian, and reading specialist. She is has written easy readers, board books, and picture books for young children.

EVIE’S FIELD DAY is a story about winning and losing, and a decision between a chance at a trophy or an opportunity to be a good friend.

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Jun 17, 2020

Ian Lendler is a journalist and award-winning author of picture books, non-fiction, and graphic novels.

THE FABLED LIFE OF AESOP is the story of a slave using his gift to speak truth to power and liberate himself. It will give you a new perspective on the fables you’ve heard your whole life. THE FABLED LIFE OF AESOP...

Jun 3, 2020

Christian Robinson is a picture book author and illustrator. He won a Caldecott Honor and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor for his art in LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET by Matt de la Peña. LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET also won the Newbery Medal.

YOU MATTER is a picture book that blends self-love with different...