077: David Ezra Stein – Ice Boy

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Chatting
077: David Ezra Stein – Ice Boy

David Ezra Stein is the author-illustrator of ICE BOY. His previous book include LEAVES, winner of an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award and INTERRUPTING CHICKEN, a Caldecott Honor Book.

076: Jonah Winter – The Secret Project

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Chatting
076: Jonah Winter – The Secret Project

Today’s featured picture book is about the atomic bomb. What I find fascinating about this book is the words you will not read. Atomic Bomb, Manhattan Project, WWII, Japan and Germany never appear. So what are you left with? What do you see? What does it mean? We talk with this story’s author, Jonah Winter, about this chilling and powerful picture book.

075: Gilbert Ford – The Marvelous Things That Come From Nonfiction Picture Books

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Chatting
075: Gilbert Ford – The Marvelous Things That Come From Nonfiction Picture Books

Gilbert Ford is the author-illustrator of THE MARVELOUS THING THAT CAME FROM A SPRING. Along with being the illustrator of SOLDIER SONG: A TRUE STORY OF THE CIVIL WAR and MR. FERRIS AND HIS WHEEL.