January 15, 2024 by Betsy Bird
"Find your favorite parts. They're the ones that make you scream." We celebrate our 300th episode with special guest star Jon Scieszka. What better way to celebrate?
November 8, 2022 by Betsy Bird
The world's first "Explor-a-Storium" is on the horizon and Jon Scieszka and I are on hand to help. We'll be hosting a fun auction and event on November 18th. Come join us and support an amazing new immersive experience.
October 12, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Do you know the story of the creation of The Stinky Cheese Man? Maybe you do, maybe you don't, but you won't be able to get the truest truth unless you hear it straight from the horses' mouths.
September 16, 2022 by Betsy Bird
As smart as it is funny, this is the Mother Goose book we didn’t know we’d been waiting for all this time.
September 9, 2019 by Betsy Bird
"Nobody wants your bunny snot cake, buddy." In this episode Kate decides to take the Wolf at his word and, as you might expect, we find some holes in his defense. This guy would never be able to hold it together if my sister cross-examined him on the stand. As you might imagine, we have a lot of fun with this one.
May 21, 2018 by Betsy Bird
I’d like to offer a word of warning to my mother with this one. Somehow, this ended up being our longest episode. Mom, if you listen to this on the treadmill, you might do yourself a serious injury. It’s a whopping 48:17 (and that’s edited down!). I guess it’s not surprising when you do a […]
November 5, 2017 by Betsy Bird
Happy news, neighborinos! Today I bring unto you a video from BookFest, a yearly celebration of children’s literature hosted (these days) by Bank Street College of Education. Kidlit TV recorded almost the entire thing live and then put it on air. This year I had the honor of moderating a panel discussion with funny folks […]
April 24, 2016 by Betsy Bird
So many good videos to choose from today! First and foremost, I begin with a very special message from Jon Scieszka. It seems you still have two days to vote in the Children’s Book Choice Awards and . . . well . . . Jon would really like your kids to do so. Seriously. I […]
March 22, 2015 by Betsy Bird
Morning, folks. We’re beginning this Sunday morn with stuff that’s good for the soul. How often have you said to yourself, “I’d love to own some original art from illustrator Matthew Cordell but I’m too busy spending all my cash on children’s literacy foundations”? Well, fear not! Now you can do both. In celebration of […]
October 7, 2014 by Betsy Bird
With Comic Con NYC later this week, publisher previews on the rise, and various work-related meetings, talks, and speeches I’m just the teeniest tiniest bit busy this week. But no matter! It is you, dear readers, that give me what for and how to. For you I would forgo all the sleep in the world. […]
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