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Apr 26, 2023

Host Nick Patton chats with Caldecott Honor-winning author-illustrator Lauren Castillo about her latest picture book; THIS IS A STORY by John Schu, a love letter to libraries and librarians.

They discuss how John's sparse text allowed Lauren to add her illustrated storyline about a family's trip to the library and...

Apr 19, 2023

Host Nick Patton chats with award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford about the picture book YOU ARE MY PRIDE, illustrated by E.B. Lewis, a powerful story written in the voice of Mother Africa, reminding us of our timeless bond.

They discuss how to approach writing from such a unique perspective, the stunning...

Apr 12, 2023

Host Nick Patton chats with author Jan Lower about the picture book The Brilliant Calculator—the fascinating story of America’s first female electrical engineer and her groundbreaking invention helped electrify America.

Plus, they discuss determination and the need to fulfill our ambitions.

Astra Publishing House is...

Apr 5, 2023

Host Nadia Salomon chats with illustrator Nadia Fisher about two picture books, DADDY DRESSED ME, by Michael Gardner & Ava Gardner, and DADDY & ME, SIDE BY SIDE, by Pierce Freelon. 

They talk in-depth about the process of illustrating children’s books and Nadia’s journey as a self-taught illustrator.