All The Wonders: The Children's Book Podcast
Let's Get Busy with author Audrey Vernick

Audrey Vernick (@yourbuffalo), author of So You Want to be a Rock Star (@BIGPictureBooks), Brothers at Bat, and Screaming at the Ump (@HMHCo), stops by to talk about writing critique partners who are magic, the good stuff in manuscripts that sometimes gets cut, and getting the facts just right.

Direct download: LGB_Audrey_Vernick.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:20pm EDT

Let's Open an Independent Bookstore!

Beth Panageotou (@epan11), founder of Page's Corner and co-founder of the #virtualbookclub (@vbcbooks), stops by to talk about GreenRow Books (@GreenRowBooks), independent bookstores, and building community around a common story.

Direct download: LGB_Lets_Open_an_Indie_Bookstore.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Let's Get Busy with teacher librarian Sherry Gick

Sherry Gick (@LibraryFanatic), teacher librarian in Rossville, IN and author of the Library Fanatic blog, stops by to talk about educational soulmates, building collaborative partnerships within the school building, and adopting a willingness to fail.

Direct download: LGB_Sherry_Gick_RETURNS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Let's Get Busy with the authors behind Simply Messing About

Simply Messing About (@SimplyMessAbout) is a blog about the creative process of making picture books. The creative minds behind Simply Messing About, picture book author illustrators Renee Kurilla (@ReneeKurilla), Tracy Bishop (@TracyBishopArt), Christina Forshay (@ChristinaForshay), and Laura Zarrin (@LauraZarrin) stop by to talk about sketchbooks, Tracy's pen collection, and helping other artists and people in the kidlit community along the path of creating art for children's literature.

Direct download: LGB_Simply_Messing_About.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:50pm EDT

Let's Get Busy with author illustrator Scott Magoon

Scott Magoon (@smagoon), author illustrator of Breath (@SimonKids) and illustrator of The Nuts: Bedtime at the Nuthouse (@lbkids), written by Eric Litwin (Pete the Cat), stops by to talk about the work of an art director, creating digital art with kids, and crafting a quiet story.

Direct download: LGB_Scott_Magoon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Let's Get Busy with author Bethany Hegedus

Bethany Hegadus (@BethanyHegedus), co-author of Grandfather Gandhi (@SimonKids), stops by to talk about not being afraid, building a community from a couple of acres and a barn, and the cornerstones of a nonviolent life.

Direct download: LGB_Bethany_Hegedus.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Let's Get Busy Podcast - Sudipta RETURNS!

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen (@SudiptaBQ), author of Tyrannosaurus Wrecks! (@AbramsKids) returns to talk about offering your school visit audience something more than your books, the habit of safety nets of getting in the way, and helping empower kids to write.

Direct download: LGB_Sudipta_Returns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:51pm EDT