Don Tate – William Still and His Freedom Stories

by | Nov 4, 2020 | author-illustrators

Stories save lives

A picture book author-illustrator tip

As you listen to today’s show think about the stories you tell the world and the stories you tell yourself. Do these stories save lives? Do they bring people together? Do they lift us up?

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Featured book:

William Still and His Freedom Stories
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Show notes:

Children’s book author-illustrator Don Tate shows us how stories save lives with his book, WILLIAM STILL AND HIS FREEDOM STORIES: THE FATHER OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD.

Don Tate is the author and illustrator of numerous critically acclaimed books for children. In 2016, he earned an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award for his first picture book Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton. 

WILLIAM STILL AND HIS FREEDOM STORIES: THE FATHER OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD is an incredible true story of William Still’s life and work as a record keeper of enslaved people who had fled to freedom.

Learn more about:

The book: William Still and His Freedom Stories*
The author-illustrator: Don Tate
The giveaway: Deadline – Monday, Nov. 30, 2020

 

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Other picture book messages featured in this episode

Picture book author Jacque Lynn and illustrator Lydia Nichols share their book SPACE MATTERS.

The book: Space Matters*
The author: Jacque Lynn
The illustrator: Lydia Nichols
The book giveaway: Deadline – Monday, Nov. 30, 2020

Picture book author Dolev Zaharony shares his book FAR BEYOND THE SUN.

The book: Far Beyond the Sun*
The author: Dolev Zaharony
The book giveaway: Deadline – Monday, Nov. 30, 2020

Tree Beings

Picture book author Raymond Huber shares his book TREE BEINGS, illustrated by Sandra Severgnini, with a forward from Jan Goodall.

The book: Tree Beings*
The author: Raymond Huber
The illustrator: Sandra Severgnini
Forward by Jan Goodall
The book giveaway: Deadline – Monday, Nov. 30, 2020

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You can buy these books online, support the podcast and local bookstores at Picturebooking’s Bookshop.

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