Hi, I’m Nick Patton, the creator, and host of Picturebooking.
Picturebooking produces in-depth interviews with children’s book authors and illustrators for people who believe that art and literature can have a profoundly positive impact on a kid’s life.
Picturebooking is here to serve those who want to understand what it takes to create these stories. And I promise that engaging with picturebooking will help you get inspired, feel connected, and take action toward making a difference through picture books.
In case you forgot to read the paragraph above, my name is Nick Patton. I have published over 150 podcast episodes and two picture books. I won the prestigious Mead Library’s 2019 Peeps Diorama Contest and a handful of awards for my college athletic designs. I live in Sheboygan, Wisconsin with two kids and one wife.
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LATEST PODCAST GUESTS
Children’s book illustrator Cátia Chien shows us that something beautiful can come from creative struggle. Today’s featured book, THE BEAR AND THE MOON is a picture book that follows what happens when the gift of a balloon floats into a bear’s life.
Children’s book author Jon-Erik Lappano tells us why nurturing a sense of wonder in kids is essential. Today’s featured book, MAGGIE’S TREASURE, is about a child who turns her passion for collecting into a pleasure for her community.
Children’s book author-illustrator Alex Willan discusses the power of humor in storytelling, and his picture book UNICORNS ARE THE WORST.
I worked on this book with a fantastic guy named Paul Hoffman! Check it out …