Paddy Donnelly – The Vanishing Lake
Today’s featured guest is children’s book author and illustrator Paddy Donelly. We also have a picturebooking message from author Elsa Anderson about her new book; THE LITTLE MANDARIN REACHES THE STARS.
In the interview with Paddy, we discuss stories that combine and blur fiction and non-fiction. Today’s featured book, THE VANISHING LAKE, is about a young girl’s determination, a granddad’s wisdom, and the unbelievable wonders of the natural world.
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Sean Rubin – This Very Tree
Show notes: Author-illustrator Sean Rubin shares his thoughts about trauma and resilience. Today’s featured book, THIS VERY TREE, is a profoundly moving story told from the point of view of the Callery pear tree that survived the attacks on September 11. Become an...
Marla Frazee – The Farmer and the Circus
Show notes: Two-time Caldecott Honoree Marla Frazee talks about how making picture books help her through life's challenges. Today's featured book is her conclusion to the farmer trilogy, THE FARMER AND THE CIRCUS. Become an email subscriber: picturebooking.com/email...
Jon Klassen – The Rock from the Sky
Show notes: Caldecott Medal-winning children's book author-illustrator Jon Klassen shares deadpan humor in his latest book, THE ROCK FROM THE SKY. Today's show also features THE DOG'S GARDENER and THE HAPPINESS OF A DOG WITH A BALL IN ITS MOUTH. Become an email...