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Today it is my distinct honor to present to you the cover of a picture book biography that has a surprising connection to a podcast I know all too well.
Evanston Public Library once again presents its 101 Great Books for Kids list, this time for 2023. Comes see the books we consider some of the best of the yar.
In what has to be one of the best picture books of 2023, we talk with the book's author and illustrator as they answer a plethora of questions.
Flesh eating fashion. Solid gold toilets. It's all in Steven Weinberg's new nonfiction book on color. Best of all, find out why I'm someday going to name my new rock band "Extended Gamut Printing."
An old classic gets a new update. Today I not only interview the author and artist that adapted Watership Down into a graphic novel, but the daughters of Richard Adams as well!
We're joined today by the creative forces behind a publication that owes its existence to a 1920s children's publication founded by W.E.B. Du Bois. Learn more about The Brownies' Book in all its iterations.
Amusing, sweet, and strange. A wondrous mix of the familiar with the utterly original. Meet Olive for yourself.
It's been a good year for dog books. As proof, you should probably check out The Rescues. I interview its three creators about bringing this monumentally cute story to life.
“Make no more clouds. I have drawn the rainbow here.” Attend the tale of Bea Wolf, and a better comic for kids you're unlikely to find anywhere.
If you think the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown, the famine in Ukraine in the 1930s, and Brooklyn at that same time makes for an awkward tri-narrative, you are wrong. And if you also think that it would be highly difficult to weave three such perspectives together, there you are correct, but it can be done. The Lost Year proves as much.