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Do you want to learn how to write a children's book? Make money writing for children's magazines? Every Friday the Writing for Children podcast publishes from The Institute of Children's Literature. Since 1969, ICL has taught over 470,205 aspiring writers. Listen to the director of both The Institute for Writers and The Institute of Children's Literature and bestselling children's author Katie Davis host the show as she focuses on the craft of writing for children. She talks about how to wri ...
 
Author Katie Davis hosts Brain Burps About Books as a "fly on the wall" show. It's all about the craft and business of children's publishing, including both traditional and independent book publishing information. CHECK OUT KATIE'S NEW SHOW, WRITING FOR CHILDREN. Go to writingforchildren.com. Interviews with experts cover publishing, creating, promoting, and writing books. Are you an aspiring writer who'd like to know the inside scoop on how others got their books published? Kid's books? Ind ...
 
Books are fun to read. It is also fun to have someone read to you. My name is Lauren. I am seven years old. I will be reading books to you. Remember, it's time to read fun books!
 
Dr. Helen Caldicott
 
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Jennie and Marcy talk to Paul Zelinsky, Caldecott winner and illustrator of Newbery medal-winning Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary. Full show notes at www.newberytart.com.
 
Mo Willems is a three-time Caldecott Honor Medal winner for his children’s books which have been translated into several languages, animated and developed into theatrical productions.By bmaxey@nepr.net (bmaxey).
 
In episode 023 Billy and Nate debate their favorite and least favorite kids books. From Caldecott medals to Goosebumps this episode is a dive into children's literature. Billy has a few confessions and Nate aces his grade school trivia quiz. The beer of the week is an Omnipollo Ariana which was a funky little sour number we both enjoyed. Spring ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Arrow to the SunAuthor: Gerald McDermottNarrator: Gerald McDermottFormat: UnabridgedLength: 6 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 04-01-15Publisher: Weston Woods Studios, Inc., a subsidiary of Scholastic Inc.Genres: Kids, Ages 5-7Publisher's Summary:This ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: OwenAuthor: Kevin HenkesNarrator: Sarah Jessica ParkerFormat: UnabridgedLength: 6 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 03-18-14Publisher: Weston WoodsRatings: 5 of 5 out of 7 votesGenres: Kids, Ages 5-7Publisher's Summary:When Mrs. Tweezers convinces Owen ...…
 
Twain Story Discovered (3:32)Historical figures can sometimes be larger than life. But, they led real lives as well – like something as simple as telling their children a bedtime story. Today, Rachel visits with children’s book author, Philip Stead, who along with his illustrator wife Erin brought to life a bedtime story that Mark Twain made up ...…
 
Dog and Bear (3:23)Let’s say you’re the proud owner of a stuffed bear. And let’s say he can talk. What would it say? Children’s book author and illustrator, Laura Vaccaro Seeger, tells us about her stuffed bear, along with her very much alive pet Dachshund. These two animals became the leading characters in her popular book series, Dog and Bear ...…
 
Affiliate links are used in this content. This episode is brought to you by RXBAR Kids. For 25% off a sample box and FREE shipping got to rxbar.com/lovely Show Notes- In this week’s episode, MacKenzie talks with Cindy Rollins, a veteran homeschool mom of 8 boys and 1 girl who now spends her time homeschooling other people’s children, reading, w ...…
 
Welcome to the Passion & Prosperity podcast. I created this podcast out of a love of speaking with people who have leveraged their passion to create something interesting and extraordinary. Whether it’s a business, a brand or even a hobby, I’m truly enamored when people combine vision and determination to generate prosperity in their lives. It ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Lily's SisterSubtitle: Laramie Series, Book 1Author: Karen J. HasleyNarrator: Callie BeaulieuFormat: UnabridgedLength: 8 hrs and 39 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 11-14-17Publisher: Tantor AudioGenres: Fiction, HistoricalPublisher's Summary:Louisa C ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Purloining of Prince OleomargarineAuthor: Mark Twain, Philip C. Stead, Erin Stead - contributorNarrator: Keegan-Michael Key, variousFormat: UnabridgedLength: 1 hr and 10 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-26-17Publisher: Listening LibraryRatings: ...…
 
Annette Bay Pimentel, author and researcher, came across a 1915 photograph of several men wearing suits and sitting on logs that surround a table set with white linen and china. Behind them stands a Chinese man wearing an apron. The cook is Tie Sing, the main character in her book Mountain Chef: How One Man Lost His Groceries, Changed His Plans ...…
 
Load up on the Kleenex and stuff some hankies up your sleeve. We wrench out the tears (and the post-apocalyptic hellscape conspiracy theories) with P.D. Eastman's classic text. In the course of things Betsy and Kate also take time to consider chicken's eyelashes, great big rubber stamps, and Betsy manages to work in at least one more reference ...…
 
Lest you start believing that all children's book classics were penned by white people, Kate and Betsy delve deep into one of John Steptoe's best works. They consider some of the more problematic messages of the book today, its groundbreaking nature, the history of Steptoe, the most recent Caldecott Award winner (and its connection), and a lot ...…
 
Caldecott Award winner and author and illustrator of RADIANT CHILD, Javaka Steptoe, is on KidLit RADIO! Art from the heart describes Javaka’s work as he expresses the beauty of diversity, art and history in his work. What better place to meet up with him than the Texas Library Association Conference — one of the biggest librarians conferences i ...…
 
Aaron Becker, award-winning author and illustrator of the wordless picture books Journey, Quest, and Return, talks to Candlewick Press about destiny, Star Wars, the Caldecott Medal, and finding inspiration in the works of Chris Van Allsburg. Journey into Aaron Becker’s world of childlike wonder to find out why he tells stories.…
 
Todd recently returned from taking a group to Nepal to study the Vajracharya tradition of Ayurveda. Vajracharya, and the transmission of Ayurveda as an expression of their Buddhist vow to alleviate suffering. Ever since, the Vajracharya lineage has maintained their original vows and served their community as skilled physicians, never once charg ...…
 
Blueberries for Sal is a children's picture book by Robert McCloskey. It was awarded the Caldecott Honor in 1949. This story features a little girl, Sal, and her mother as they go and pick blueberries for winter—and a bear cub and his mother as they go and eat berries for winter from the other side of the same hill. Set in a small town in Maine ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Radiant ChildSubtitle: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel BasquiatAuthor: Javaka SteptoeNarrator: Ron ButlerFormat: UnabridgedLength: 19 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 04-25-17Publisher: Hachette AudioRatings: 5 of 5 out of 2 votesGenres: Kids, A ...…
 
Interviews with Champions of Children's Literature Today we celebrate the National Ambassadors for Young People's Literature! Jon Scieszka is the author of many bestselling children's titles, including The Stinky Cheese Man, which won a Caldecott Honor medal, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, and the Time Warp Trio chapter book series. J ...…
 
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney On this week's programme I bring you the second part of my interview with Professor Kathy Short from the College of Education at the University of Arizona. In this programme she talks about how she became interested in inquiry-based learning, the Worlds of Words initiative she established and about being o ...…
 
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney On this week's programme I bring you the second part of my interview with Professor Kathy Short from the College of Education at the University of Arizona. In this programme she talks about how she became interested in inquiry-based learning, the Worlds of Words initiative she established and about being o ...…
 
Author/illustrator Jon Klassen talks about his Caldecott Medal winning picture book THIS IS NOT MY HAT. This is part two of a three-part series with Jon Klassen.
 
David Ezra Stein is the author-illustrator of ICE BOY. His previous book include LEAVES, winner of an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award and INTERRUPTING CHICKEN, a Caldecott Honor Book.
 
David Ezra Stein is the author-illustrator of ICE BOY. His previous book include LEAVES, winner of an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award and INTERRUPTING CHICKEN, a Caldecott Honor Book.
 
In this podcast I talk to my friend Kirsten Barnett Brown about the places where femininsm and Paganism intersect. We touch on the reclaiming tradition that we're both beginning to explore, Starhawk and her work, role models for young women, Red Tents, menstruation, gardening and activism. It's a fun chatty talk about the things we are passiona ...…
 
In this podcast I talk to my friend Kirsten Barnett Brown about the places where femininsm and Paganism intersect. We touch on the reclaiming tradition that we're both beginning to explore, Starhawk and her work, role models for young women, Red Tents, menstruation, gardening and activism. It's a fun chatty talk about the things we are passiona ...…
 
Jesse talks with Paul Shaffer, David Letterman's former bandleader and the co-writer of the disco smash "It's Raining Men." They'll talk about his work on SNL and his role in co-founding the Blue Brothers. Plus, how weird it feels when a thing like the Late Show, something you worked on every day for almost half of your life suddenly comes to a ...…
 
IT’S NOT JUST YOU All writers, whether brand new or seasoned veterans, get stuck sometimes. Even those of us who outline extensively before we begin sometimes realize the plot is simply not working and a new approach is needed. But getting stuck can be paralyzing, especially for those of us who struggle with our inner critic's assurance that we ...…
 
Author/illustrator Kevin Henkes talks about his Caldecott and Geisel Honor winning picture book Waiting.
 
AOPA has created new options to welcome drone pilots—because pilots are pilots and we are all safer together. Your AOPA Sweepstakes 172 is coming along very nicely. Perhaps you'd like a look at it? We thought so. The General Aviation Manufacturers Association released the latest aircraft shipment and billing numbers; while the numbers are down ...…
 
We Found a Hat (Candlewick Press) Hold on to your hats for the conclusion of the celebrated hat trilogy by Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen. Two turtles have found a hat. The hat looks good on both of them. But there are two turtles, and there is only one hat. . . . Evoking hilarity and sympathy, the shifting yes tell the tale in this brilliantly ...…
 
We Found a Hat (Candlewick Press) Hold on to your hats for the conclusion of the celebrated hat trilogy by Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen. Two turtles have found a hat. The hat looks good on both of them. But there are two turtles, and there is only one hat. . . . Evoking hilarity and sympathy, the shifting yes tell the tale in this brilliantly ...…
 
Award-winning illustrator! David Wiesner is a prolific and stunningly talented illustrator who has won the Caldecott medal three times in his career, for Tuesday (1992), The Three Pigs (2002), and Flotsam (2007). If you have kids, you just might have these beautiful and strange books on your shelf. He was in town for the opening of his first re ...…
 
https://archive.org/download/TheCrossover/The%20Crossover.mp3 In this episode, we discuss the 2015 Newbery Medal winner, The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. This coming-of-age story is told from the perspective of 12 year old (almost 13 year old) Josh Bell who plays basketball on his junior high school team with his twin brother, Jordan (who goes ...…
 
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