September 13, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Today guest poster Ralph Shayne discusses the inspiration behind the brand new graphic novel HOUR OF NEED with a healthy dose of Blues Brothers.
August 8, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Today M.T. Anderson discusses why it is that pet books are both a genre that’s often trivialized or dismissed, and a genre that may contain some of the most important writing there is.
June 29, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Author/illustrator Lindsey Leigh joins us to day to ask the tough questions. Like, "What color is vampire squid mucus?" and "What does the process of carnivorous sponge digestion look like?"
March 1, 2023 by Betsy Bird
What are contemporary children's books trying to tell us about our neighbors and our differences? Guest poster Elsa Buehler breaks down four titles and what they have in common.
February 1, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Author/artist Shadra Strickland joins us today for a guest post involving gatefolds, doubt, and getting your book to jump off the page.
November 30, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Today we host Oksana Lushchevska as she discusses the value of Ukrainian books for children. An invaluable talk on the subject.
November 9, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Writer, educator, and activist Nora Lester Murad joins us today with a guest post about the current state of Palestinian children's literature in the States today.
October 4, 2022 by Betsy Bird
John Parra joins us today to present a piece on his latest autobiographical picture book GROWING AN ARTIST and the debut that he owes his father.
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