MORE 'PICTURE-BOOK-AUTHOR-INTERVIEWS' POSTS
The problem with the world today is that we don't have enough picture books about spotlight-hungry bananas written by biostatisticians. And as luck would have it, such a book is coming out soon. I talk with its creators.
If you know me then you know that I love beavers beavers beavers. Today I talk with the creators of THE LODGE THAT BEAVER BUILT to revel in our mutual love of these kooky critters.
Turns out, Christopher Denise is just as charming as his newest picture book KNIGHT OWL. Don't believe me? Check out this interview we conducted to celebrate its release!
"...it’s a story I’ve lived, of being a kid and having this moment in your life where you are suspended in the air for maybe just a few hours, surrounded by a group of strangers, but your life is going to be completely different after." We're talking on the blog today with Lourdes Heuer about her latest picture book ON THIS AIRPLANE.
If you were hoping for an interview today that might touch on Calvin Coolidge's raccoon, one-legged roosters, and Michelle Obama's book Becoming, boy are YOU in luck today! We premiere the latest spooky adorable Jarrett Dapier book and you will not want to miss it.
"I think there should be books for people and kids who don't see fairness and justice delivered so neatly in their lives and I want to make books for them." Today we have a wonderful interview with author/illustrator Matthew Forsythe about his latest book, MINA.
Emma Bland Smith comes on the blog today to discuss writing a bit of picture book history. Her subject? Robert McCloskey and those darned ducklings he took into his home.
Remember when toilet paper was hard to find in grocery stories? It was Sophia Gholz who saw that fact and thought to herself, "There's a book in this." She joins us on the blog today.
Today we're talking with Michelle Duster, great-granddaughter of Ida B.Wells, as well as artist Laura Freeman about their work on this brand new picture book biography.
Nilah Magruder enters 2022 with a picture book. And, as you might be able tell from its title, her new picture book WUTARYOO is a sly comment on a question that a lot of BIPOC kids (and, let's face it, adults) deal with on a regular basis.