Good Comics for Kids
November 2, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Let's talk books with Loren Long! We talk about his upcoming June 2024 title and he discusses how his color blindness has affected his art over the years.
November 1, 2023 by Betsy Bird
The incredible Jane Mount joins us to talk about a new picture book where books turn out to be easier to relate to than people. Can you relate?
October 25, 2023 by Betsy Bird
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.
October 19, 2023 by Betsy Bird
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."
October 17, 2023 by Betsy Bird
He's got the eyebrows of Roy Kent and the emotional range of Oscar the Grouch. But what makes a book cranky? Only way to find out? Ask its creators!
October 4, 2023 by Betsy Bird
"You get your story and you hold on to it, and every time you tell it, you forget it more.” We talk today with Andrew Knapp about his beloved Momo and the book he made once she was gone.
October 3, 2023 by Betsy Bird
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.
September 21, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Poetry and friendship. Family and legacy. The story behind the collaboration of Jerry Pinkney, Nikki Grimes, Brian Pinkney, and Charnelle Pinkney may be one of the finest you read all year.
September 20, 2023 by Betsy Bird
One of my favorite parts of this job is talking to picture book creators about their art. But you know what's even better than that? Talking to picture book creators about other picture book creators.
September 12, 2023 by Betsy Bird
"...we are better working together, but this in itself is a skill that needs to be practiced over and over again." We're talking Iñupiaq origin myths with author/illustrator Nasuġraq Rainey Hopson today!
Good Comics for Kids
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