August 11, 2022 by Betsy Bird
What's yummier than a book trailer reveal? An interview with its creators of course. Open wide and take a big bite out of today's talk.
August 10, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Guojing returns with an almost wordless tale of two girls separated by time and the flamingo that connects them. We talk of birds and more.
August 2, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Celia C. Perez joins us today to talk about her latest middle grade, as well as luchadores, family, and her childhood obsession with Kevin Von Erich.
July 27, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Publisher Asmaa Hussein joins the blog today to talk about why she started the company Ruqaya's Bookshelf and Muslim representation in picture books today.
July 20, 2022 by Betsy Bird
In a pandemic era, how do you write an honest book about going to the hospital? Lisa Brown presents the cover of The Hospital Book while she talks about her process.
July 12, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Toni Morrison wrote a fair share of picture books, none quite as shocking and original as The Book of Mean People. With a reprint in November, I speak to Jewell Parker Rhodes, who wrote the Afterward.
June 25, 2022 by Betsy Bird
There is an art to a collected biography. Today, I interview author Veeda Bybee about a 2023 release that gets the genre right.
June 23, 2022 by Betsy Bird
"Maybe the difference is that in this book, love has unintended consequences." On this, the 10-year-anniversary of Dragons Love Tacos I talk with the creators on what makes it such a success.
June 22, 2022 by Betsy Bird
How do you even go about writing a Holocaust memoir for kids these days? What do you include? What don't you? I talk with Danica Davidson about her collaboration with Auschwitz survivor Eva Mozes Kor.
June 14, 2022 by Betsy Bird
How much power have we unwittingly handed to Amazon over the last few years? And how does it treat small publishers? In interview with Purple House Press founder Jill Morgan about a recent incident.
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