Kaylani Juanita – A House For Every Bird
Today’s show includes an interview with children’s book illustrator Kaylani Juanita and picturebooking messages by authors Ruth Spiro and Ruth Forman.
In the interview, Kaylani discusses racism and children’s literature. Today’s featured book, A HOUSE FOR EVERY BIRD, is about a young artist whose drawings rebel against her when she tries to put her sketched birds in houses that match how they look, but not how they feel.
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