Paddy Donnelly – The Vanishing Lake

Paddy Donnelly – The Vanishing Lake

Paddy Donnelly – The Vanishing Lake Show notes: 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...
Jon Klassen – The Rock from the Sky

Jon Klassen – The Rock from the Sky

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...
Annelouise Mahoney – A Very Brave Night

Annelouise Mahoney – A Very Brave Night

Annelouise Mahoney – A Very Brave Night Show notes: Children’s book author-illustrator Annelouise Mahoney shares her journey and debut picture book, JULIUS AND MACY: A VERY BRAVE NIGHT. Today’s featured book is an enchanting woodland tale about bravery and...
Leda Schubert – Nathan’s Song

Leda Schubert – Nathan’s Song

Leda Schubert – Nathan’s Song Show notes: Today’s guest is children’s book author Leda Schubert. In the interview, Leda discusses writing, awe of picture books, and family. Today’s featured book, NATHAN’S SONG, is a positive portrayal of the Jewish immigrant...
Kathleen Krull – Walking toward Peace

Kathleen Krull – Walking toward Peace

Kathleen Krull – Walking toward Peace Show notes: Today’s guest children’s book author Kathleen Krull passed away on January 15 following a brief illness. We recorded this talk on January 13. Here is her publisher’s weekly obituary. Today’s...
Kaylani Juanita – A House For Every Bird

Kaylani Juanita – A House For Every Bird

Kaylani Juanita – A House For Every Bird Show notes: 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...
Kate Hoefler – nothing in common

Kate Hoefler – nothing in common

Kate Hoefler – nothing in common Show notes: Today’s guests include an interview with children’s book author Kate Hoefler and a picturebooking message by author Katherine Picarde. In the interview, Kate helps us find common ground by examining the...
Cátia Chien – The Bear and the Moon

Cátia Chien – The Bear and the Moon

Cátia Chien – The Bear and the Moon Show notes: 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...
Jon-Erik Lappano – Maggie’s Treasure

Jon-Erik Lappano – Maggie’s Treasure

Jon-Erik Lappano – Maggie’s Treasure Show notes: 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...