Sep 27, 2023
Acclaimed author Minh Lê talks about his picture book Real to Me, illustrated by Raissa Figueroa—a story about two best friends (one of whom is imaginary) who are inseparable until the day when one of them unexpectedly disappears.
Then Lê tells us about his graphic novel, Enlighten Me, illustrated by Chan Chau.
Sep 13, 2023
Author Kari Lavelle talks about her picture book Butt or Face?—a delightfully cheeky challenge: examine a close-up photo of an animal, and then guess whether you're looking at the top or the...um...bottom.
Your host for this episode is Nadia Salomon.
May 17, 2023
Host Nadia Salomon chats with author Becky Scharnhorst about her latest picture book, HOW TO GET YOUR OCTOPUS TO SCHOOL, a sweet, silly back-to-school story about an octopus who would rather play hide-and-seek than give school a chance.
During their conversation, Becky talks about using the octopus's real-life...
May 3, 2023
Host Nadia Salomon chats with author Meera Sriram about her latest picture book, GARDEN IN MY HANDS, illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat, a story celebrating the custom of applying henna through a mother and daughter who share family memories.
During their conversation, Meera explains why she prefers to write for a picture...
Apr 19, 2023
Host Nick Patton chats with award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford about the picture book YOU ARE MY PRIDE, illustrated by E.B. Lewis, a powerful story written in the voice of Mother Africa, reminding us of our timeless bond.
They discuss how to approach writing from such a unique perspective, the stunning...