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If you're looking for a podcast, but can't find the right one, I have some good news, your search is now done. There are poems and stories and songs that are great. It's perfect for children, ages two until eight. The poems are sweet and all filled with laughter. The stories end well. Happily ever after. So be sure to subscribe and begin to explore. And please don't forget, each week there's one more. | Musings and other Nonsense is a weekly podcast of whimsical stories, poems and songs for ...
 
The place where young readers meet to talk about books. The show includes a celebrity reader and an interview with the author. The host is award winning public radio journalist Kitty Felde. Book Club won the California Library Association Technology Award and the DC Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Humanitites. Named one of the top 10 podcasts for kids by THE TIMES of London.
 
Author Katie Davis hosts Brain Burps About Books as a "fly on the wall" show. It's all about the craft and business of publishing, now including all genres––not just children's books. Interviews with experts cover publishing, creating, promoting, and writing them. Are you an aspiring writer who'd like to know the inside scoop on how others got their books published? Kid's books? Indie books? Non-fiction? Or are you already published and want to hear how to make your book trailer? Maybe you'r ...
 
Here we share conversations with librarians, educators, and readers about the children's books that can be bridges across our cultural divides… the books that can open minds and the books that can be the lifeline a child needs to remember they're not alone. The hosts are Ann Braden and Saadia Faruqi. Ann is a middle grade author, a community organizer, a former middle school teacher and a mother of two. Saadia is a Pakistani American author, an interfaith activist, cultural sensitivity train ...
 
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On this KidLit RADIO podcast, Rocco chats with illustrator Yehudi Mercado, creator of the middle-grade graphic novel, FUN FUN FUN WORLD, a story about a ragtag group of aliens who conquer the earth — or do they? Watch Yehudi on StoryMakers! Click Here to Learn How to Draw Captain Minky! Are you ready for some FUN, FUN, FUN? We are! Join illustrator…
 
Join authors Artemis Roehrig and Rajani LaRocca as we talk with veterinarian and children's book author Sara Levine about Kid Books and Kids (Goats). Find out more about Sara on her website. Books recommended on this episode: On Beyond a Million: An Amazing Math Journey David M. Schwartz (Author) Paul Meisel (Illustrator) Counting Birds: The Idea T…
 
Jen is in conversation with Danielle Binks. Danielle is a Melbourne-based writer and literary agent with Jacinta di Mase Management. In 2017, she edited and contributed to Begin, End, Begin, an anthology of new Australian young adult writing inspired by the #LoveOzYA movement, which won the ABIA Book of the Year for Older Children (Ages 13+). The Y…
 
First Draft Episode #308: Sarah Kuhn Sarah Kuhn, author of the Heroine Complex series, Shadow of the Batgirl with Nicole Gaux for DC Comics, the Star Wars audiobook original Doctor Aphra, talks about her new young adult novel, From Little Tokyo, With Love. Links to Topics Mentioned In This Episode: IGN.com Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV show) Alert N…
 
First Draft Episode #307: John Green John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of many young adult novels, including The Fault in Our Stars and Printz-winning Looking For Alaska, joins to discuss his new essay collection, The Anthropocene Reviewed. He is also one half of the vlogbrothers on YouTube and co-creator of educational series Crash …
 
How did Lee excel in art school without a background in it? How can you avoid wasting time and procrastinating? And if you’re brand new to art, should you learn to draw first or launch into painting right away? This week, Jake Parker, Lee White, and Will Terry discuss these questions and give you their answers. Sign up for SVSLearn's 30 Day Trial: …
 
First Draft Episode #306: Nicola Yoon Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything and The Sun Is Also a Star talks about her new YA, Instructions For Dancing, and co-founding Joy Revolution, a Random House young adult imprint dedicated to love stories starring people of color. This episode is brought to you by Melani…
 
Book Club for Kids goes to Hooray For Books! bookstore in Alexandria, Virginia to talk about Meg Medina's novel about bullying and mother-daughter relationships Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass. Our celebrity reader is National Public Radio Arts Correspondent Mandalit Del Barco. Writer Meg Medina discusses the writing process with a pair of asp…
 
First Draft Episode #305: Camryn Garrett Camryn Garrett, author of Full Disclosure, talks about her new YA, Off the Record. This episode is brought to you by Melanin in YA, a database comprised of Black YA authors, literary agents, editors, industry professionals, and influencers. A resource for everyone involved in traditional YA publishing, Melan…
 
Join authors Artemis Roehrig and Rajani LaRocca as they talk to children's book author and neurophysiologist Theanne Griffith! To find out more about Theanne and her books you can visit her website: https://www.theannegriffith.com/. Books recommended on this episode: Ada Twist, Scientist Andrea Beaty (Author) David Roberts (Illustrator) Baby Loves …
 
What comes first, characters, or story? What do I do with a finished Children’s Book, who do I give it to? Is it worth being an author/illustrator instead of just an illustrator? And how do you market a book, now that COVID is winding down? This week, Jake Parker, Lee White, and Will Terry discuss these questions and also outline an important petit…
 
Deep in outer space, a little spaceship wishes she was more than just a shuttle. But is she ready for all the cosmic dangers out there? Find out in the conclusion to this exciting rhyming story. Perfect for spaceships of all ages. Part 2 of 2. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's p…
 
Deep in outer space, a little spaceship wishes she was more than just a shuttle. But is she ready for all the cosmic dangers out there? Find out in this exciting rhyming story. Perfect for spaceships of all ages. Part 1 of 2. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost …
 
First Draft Episode #304: Chris Grabenstein Chris Grabenstein is the New York Times bestselling author of the Lemoncello series, the Wonderland series, the Haunted Mystery series, and The Island of Dr. Libris. He is also the co-author, with James Patterson, of the #1 Bestsellers I Funny, House of Robots, Max Einstein and many others. He joins to ta…
 
Were you lucky enough to have one special teacher who changed your life? This week, our book is all about that gifted educator and the classroom that was lucky enough to have him: "Because of Mr. Terupt" by Rob Buyea. Readers from Harmony Township Elementary School in New Jersey talk about their own teachers - and about learning in this socially di…
 
READ THE TRANSCRIPT | BUY THE BOOK May is Jewish American Heritage Month and Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. We celebrate both on The Book of Life by talking to Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang, co-authors of This Is Just a Test and Not Your All-American Girl, a pair of middle grade novels set in the 1980's that feature a Jewish Ch…
 
First Draft Episode #303: Victoria Aveyard Victoria Aveyard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Red Queen series, talks about the first book in her new YA fantasy series, Realm Breaker. This episode was brought to you by the six-month Picture Book Writing and Illustration Online Course offered by author Zanni Louise & illustrator Anna Pign…
 
Join authors Artemis Roehrig and Rajani LaRocca as they talk to children's book author and science communicator, Kirsten Larson, about NASA, Invention, and Embracing Opportunities. To find out more about Kirsten and her books, visit her website! Books recommended on this episode: Your Place in the Universe Jason Chin (Author) When the Whales Walked…
 
Sign up for SVSLearn's 30 Day Trial: https://courses.svslearn.com/bundles/30-days-free 3 Point Perspective Podcast is sponsored by SVSLearn.com, the place where becoming a great illustrator starts! Click here for this episode's links and shownotes.By Will Terry, Jake Parker, David Braud, Daniel Tu, Lisa Faught, Lee White
 
First Draft Episode #302: Morgan Matson Morgan Matson, New York Times bestselling author of Save the Date, The Unexpected Everything, and more answers listener questions about life, writing, and her new YA, Take Me Home Tonight. This episode was brought to you by the six-month Picture Book Writing and Illustration Online Course offered by author Za…
 
First Draft Episode #301: Sara Zarr Podcast chat! A conversation with Sara Zarr, National Book Award finalist author of eight novels for young adults, most recently Goodbye from Nowhere, about her creative writing podcast, This Creative Life. Listeners can get two audiobooks for the price of one at Libro.fm when you use promo code FirstDraftPod at …
 
We miss book festivals! It's the best place to meet authors, fellow book lovers, and come home with a stack of books and pages of great book suggestions. This week, we turn back the clock to 2015 for our visit to the Baltimore Book Festival for some terrific book suggestions. And if you're looking for a book festival this weekend, join host Kitty F…
 
First Draft Episode #300: Emma Straub Emma Straub, New York Times-bestselling author of The Vacationers, Modern Lovers, Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures, and the short story collection Other People We Married, talks about her most recent novel, All Adults Here, out in paperback now. She and her husband own Brooklyn bookstore Books Are Magic. Listene…
 
The pink blooms on the cherry trees are fading in Washington, DC. And the Cherry Blossom Festival is virtual this year. But you can still fly a kite. Or fight with a kite. That's the battle in Flying the Dragon by Natalie Dias Lorenzi. We reprise this episode taped live at Hooray for Books! bookstore in Alexandria, Virginia where Natalie joined our…
 
Join authors Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they chat with wildlife population geneticist and children's book author L.E. Carmichael about wolves, forensics, and writing like a scientist. To find out more about L.E. Carmichael and her books, visit her website! Books recommended on this episode: Out of the Ice: How Climate Change Is Revealing…
 
Evelyn Yang, author of A Kids Book About Sexual Abuse, talks in the newest episode of A Kids Book About: The Podcast about speaking up in any situation that makes you feel uncomfortable. In it, I also tell my abuse story for the first time with my voice on a public and recorded forum. I know that many, too many of you were also affected by sexual a…
 
READ THE TRANSCRIPT | BUY THE BOOK 🕮 Ambika Sambasivan is the publisher at Yali Books, which opens a window to South Asia –India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and the Maldives —and invites the rest of the world to learn more about the incredible diversity of this region. Maxine Rose Schur is the author of Brave with …
 
First Draft Episode #299: Jon Klassen Jon Klassen, Caldecott Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the I Want My Hat Back series, is back with a book he wrote and illustrated: The Rock From the Sky. And by Revision Season, the seven-week virtual master class in novel revision led by award-winning author Elana K. Arn…
 
Tune in to hear Nicole and Nusrah talk about excellent children’s literature in verse, alongside a conversation with the wonderful Charles Waters, the co-author of Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship. For even more kidlit news and recommendations, sign up for our The Kids Are All Right newsletter! This post contains affi…
 
The Book Club for Kids podcast began in the smallest quadrant of Washington DC called Southwest. It was the waterfront for DC, the place where ships would dock bringing everything from building supplies to fresh fish to slaves. This week marks the 173rd anniversary of what Washington Post writer Colbert King calls "one of the most courageous acts i…
 
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