032: Ashley Spires – The Maker Movement in a Picture Book

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Chatting
032: Ashley Spires – The Maker Movement in a Picture Book

Ashley Spires is an author-illustrator whose recent book, THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING has unknowingly tapped into the maker culture.

031: Miranda Paul – The Long Journey of Story-making

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Chatting
031: Miranda Paul – The Long Journey of Story-making

Miranda Paul is an author of two amazing new non-fiction picture books (ONE PLASTIC BAG and WATER IS WATER). She is also doing some amazing work for children’s literature through SCBWI, RateYourStory.org and We Need Diverse Books.

030: Gary Karton – Hate Reading … You’re Not Alone

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Chatting
030: Gary Karton – Hate Reading … You’re Not Alone

Gary Karton is an author who has struggled his entire life with reading. How would someone who hated reading as a child end up being a writer? And what type of book would an author write if they wanted to appeal to a person who hates reading?