October 25, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Imagine you're a children's author/illustrator and you grow up with a famous grandfather. At what point do you write a picture book biography of him? I talk with Katie Yamasaki about that very issue, and her latest, magnificent book.
October 19, 2022 by Betsy Bird
A deep dive with two comic creators about a series that might well give Baby-sitters Club a run for its money.
October 18, 2022 by Betsy Bird
The self-publishing model has been around for a number of years now. How do you distinguish yourself in 2022? Becky Behrisch offers us a whole new model worth considering.
October 12, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Do you know the story of the creation of The Stinky Cheese Man? Maybe you do, maybe you don't, but you won't be able to get the truest truth unless you hear it straight from the horses' mouths.
October 11, 2022 by Betsy Bird
How does a fantasy author make the switch into the wide and wild world of podcasting? Today we're talking to T.A. Barron about his newest venture: Magic & Mountains.
October 6, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Wombats sure have a lot of skills, but tickling the ivories? We talk with author Ratha Tep about her latest title, the popularity of wombats, letting your kids quit piano, and more.
October 5, 2022 by Betsy Bird
If you like goats and you like Jon Klassen/Mac Barnett, this is the interview for you. We talk about why this fairy tale is more modern in its construction, who the true main character is, and more.
September 29, 2022 by Betsy Bird
A collaborative title by Monica Edinger and Lesley Younge is seeing its release in spring of 2023. I have the interview and cover reveal here today.
September 27, 2022 by Betsy Bird
"You have to make the brain you have work for you." An interview today with Liz Montague, one of the few Black women writing graphic novel memoirs for kids and teens today.
September 22, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Coming in December, a book on Ukraine's national anthem and how it applies to their current straits today. I interview authors and illustrator about this exciting upcoming release.
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