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Our planet is on fire and anything that can raise awareness is definitely a good thing. Scott Magoon talks about his new Cli-Fi title The Extincts and what he hopes it gives to kids today.
A fascinating discussion of how an author can make a difference with even the smallest of picture book titles. It talk to author Jennifer Swanson about her latest book, FOOTPRINTS.
Sometimes it feels like I've seen so many picture books on immigration, and yet I've never seen anything like Zahra Marwan's WHERE BUTTERFLIES FILL THE SKY. There's a lightness to it, even in the midst of a deadly serious topic, that isn't like anything else out there.
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.
For 2022 I intend to read more graphic novels for kids, by gum. A good place to start? Well, there's that WINGBEARER comic by Marjorie Liu. It just came out this month and has already started pulling in some stars.
After 12 years, George O'Connor concludes his epic series. Undeniably the best god-by-god accounting of Greek mythology in comics you'll ever find, I sit down with him to discuss his latest and the series as a whole.
When mental illness feels so larger-than-life to you, realism is not enough. I talk with Bree Barton about her highly lauded middle grade novel and her own personal journey with depression.
We're citing bell hooks, earning queer representation in middle grade novels, and anthologies that center Black boys as magicians. There's a lot to talk about when we discuss CAMERON BATTLE with Jamar J. Perry today.
Massive Chicago love, allusions to an Afro-latina grim reaper, and dancing girls abound in today's interview with Julian Randall about PILAR RAMIREZ AND THE ESCAPE FROM ZAFA. Would you have it any other way?