All The Wonders: The Children's Book Podcast
Let's Get Busy with author illustrator Deborah Freedman

Deborah Freedman, author of Scribble, Blue Chicken, and The Story of Fish and Snail, stops by to talk about taking inspiration from William Carlos Williams' poem, "The Red Wheelbarrow", her journey from architect to picture book author, and squirting ketchup on her sister's head.

Direct download: LGB_with_author_illustrator_Deborah_Freedman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:44pm EDT

Let's Get Busy with author illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka

We talk with Jarrett J. Krosoczka (@StudioJJK), author of Punk Farm, the Platypus Police Squad, and the hugely popular Lunch Lady graphic novel series, stops by to talk about building a successful virtual author visit program, speaking on the TEDx stage, and how two words can change the life of a child who dreams of creating stories as a career.

Direct download: 2014-01-20T20_17_39-08_00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:17pm EDT

Let's Get Busy with author Charise Mericle Harper

We talk with Charise Mericle Harper (@ChariseHarper), author of many popular series for kids including Fashion Kitty, Just Grace, and Wedgieman, about story ideas like stars, making comics, and a defining trait she shares with the protagonist of her forthcoming middle grade novel, Dreamer Wisher Liar.

Direct download: 2014-01-13T19_39_47-08_00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:39pm EDT

Let's Get Busy with Jennifer LaGarde

Jennifer LaGarde, Library Journal Mover & Shaker, Educator on Loan for the state of North Carolina, and author of the Adventures of Library Girl blog, stops by to talk about meaningful failure, leading from the library, and defending the role of Teacher Librarians from a zombie takeover.

Direct download: 2014-01-06T20_05_16-08_00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:05pm EDT