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Fans of Stepping Stones, rejoice! Lucy Knisley returns with a brand new follow-up and is here to discuss crushes, chicken coops, and how these books are fiction training wheels.
and offer advice to book creators facing challenges to their own works for the very first time.
Interested in a retro-styled treat of friendship? Eddie Hemingway's back with a particularly sweet tale and I get to ask him about it at length.
The picture book Endlessly Ever After by Laurel Snyder (out everywhere today!!) not only combines the Choose Your Own Adventure format and applies it to fairy tales, but it is also sumptuously illustrated by Caldecott Award winner and general nice fellow Dan Santat. Come listen to the creators discuss it!
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.