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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?
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!
Apparently I just like talking with Hena Khan. I'm up to my old tricks again as we discuss her latest book ZARA'S RULES FOR RECORD-BREAKING FUN. Come see what we get up to!
"...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.
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.