100 Scope Notes
May 2, 2023 by Betsy Bird
How do you fictionalize your own history while also making it pertinent and interesting to kids? Today we're talking with debut comic creator Stephanie Rodriguez about walking that line.
April 22, 2023 by Betsy Bird
To celebrate Earth Day we're talking with Debra Frasier about cut paper, ageism in creative industries, and creating work in a pandemic world.
April 14, 2023 by Betsy Bird
omorrow (April 15th) marks the anniversary of the first that ripped through Notre Dame four years ago. Today, we're looking at a picture book that highlights one of its success stories.
April 7, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Cute baby alert! Come for a cover reveal of one of the sweetest little picture books you'll ever be lucky enough to see. Stay for the interview with the creators.
March 29, 2023 by Betsy Bird
It's the cry of every toddler. The call of indignation that demands justice in a cold cruel world. We're talking fairness with Jacob Grant today and why it makes for perfect picture book plots.
February 21, 2023 by Betsy Bird
If I'm jumping on the bandwagon with this book then it's only because it's so doggone good. Today I talk with Dan about memoirs, changing mores, and graphic novels. In short, all good things.
February 15, 2023 by Betsy Bird
The team that brought us the award-winning I TALK LIKE A RIVER returns with another beautiful picture book based on memories.
February 14, 2023 by Betsy Bird
With four starred reviews (and counting) to its name, today I talk about The Fire of Stars with its creators and learn just how difficult this sophisticated picture book bio was to create.
February 8, 2023 by Betsy Bird
The connections between life and land central to the past, present, and future of our planet come to life in Diana Sudyka's upcoming Little Land. Today she discusses her process and technique.
February 7, 2023 by Betsy Bird
How does someone go out and make an original alphabet book? I sit down with the accomplished Corinna Luyken to talk about her ideas, how she changes her illustration style, and the importance of movement for kids.
100 Scope Notes
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