Nick Patton and his picturebooking family

Nick Patton has published over 100 podcast episodes, dozens of videos and two picture books. He has won numerous awards for his art including the prestigious Mead Library’s 2019 Peeps Diorama Contest. He lives in Sheboygan, Wisconsin with two kids and one wife.

Lilah Patton has been on Picturebooking from the start. Now at age six, she gets to co-host Picturebooking with kids. 

Elliott Patton is the 4-year-old co-host of Picturebooking with kids. He is the loudest, youngest and craziest member of our team. He always brings the energy.

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FAMILY FAVORITES

you matter

you matter

YOU MATTER is a picture book that blends self-love with different viewpoints of space and time, inviting the reader to engage with our world in new ways and see how everyone is connected and that everyone matters.

You Are Your Strong

You Are Your Strong

YOU ARE YOUR STRONG is a picture book that reassures kids that they can handle big emotions and the benefits of developing inner strength and self-confidence. YOU ARE YOUR STRONG is also a 2020 Teacher’s Choice Awards Winner.

The Yawns are Coming!

The Yawns are Coming!

The Yawns are Coming is about two best friends with big plans for their sleepover. They want to play all night long, but the YAWNS show up to ruin their plans!

What John Marco Saw

What John Marco Saw

Nobody listens to kids: they’re short, they have no power, they have no money, they can’t drive. So will anyone listen when John Marco tells them what he saw?

The Paper Kingdom

The Paper Kingdom

The Paper Kingdom author: Helena Ku Rhee  illustrator: Pascal Campion THE PAPER KINGDOM is a story based off of a difficult time made magical by amazing parents.affiliate link     Listen to the full interview Picturebooking Podcast: Helena Ku Rhee – The...

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