All The Wonders: The Children's Book Podcast
Molly Idle

Molly Idle (@MollyIdle), author of Flora and the Penguin (@ChronicleKids), sequel to Flora and the Flamingo, a Caldecott honor book, stops by to talk about choreographing a wordless picture book, exploring emotional closeness between her characters, and the joy of intermediate impossibles.

Direct download: LGB_Molly_Idle.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02pm EST

Chris Haughton


Chris Haughton (@chrishaughton), author of Shh! We Have a Plan! (@Candlewick), Oh No, George!, and Little Owl Lost, stops by to talk about his recognizable style, transitioning from digital art to more traditional collage. and his work on Hat Monkey, an all new app for young children.

Direct download: LGB_Chris_Haughton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:17pm EST

Aaron Reynolds

Aaron Reynolds (@areynoldsbooks), author of Here Comes Destructosaurus! (@ChronicleKids), Creepy Carrots, Carnivores, and many others, stops by to talk about starting out on the stage, parenting as a monster, and what winning a Caldecott honor means for an author.

Direct download: LGB_Aaron_Reynolds.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

James Burks

James Burks (@JamesBurksArt), author illustrator of Bird and Squirrel on Ice (@GraphixBooks) book 2 in the Bird and Squirrel graphic novel series, stops by to talk about his path from ComicCon to kidlit, the effect of an animation background on visual storytelling, and creating characters who emote from the page.


Direct download: LGB_James_Burks.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15am EST

Mac Barnett

Mac Barnett (@MacBarnett), author of Telephone (@ChronicleKids) and other bestsellers including Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale ProblemOh No! (Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World), Extra YarnBattle Bunny, and the Brixton Brothers series, stops by to talk about how picture book writing is like playwriting, his time on the TEDx stage, and how his time as a summer camp counselor to a group of 4-yr-olds informed his skill at storytelling.

Direct download: LGB_Mac_Barnett.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

Edith Cohn

Edith Cohn (@EdithCohn), author of Spirit's Key (@MacKidsBooks), stops by to talk about her debut middle grade novel, the stories items hold, and becoming a more confident revisor.

Direct download: LGB_Edith_Cohn.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:11pm EST

Kelly Light

Kelly Light (@KellyLight), author of Louise Loves Art (@BalzerandBray), stops by to talk about her outstanding picture book debut, spotting a cartoonist by their style, and always signing your artwork.

Direct download: LGB_Kelly_Light.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30pm EST

Drew Daywalt

Drew Daywalt (@DrewDaywalt), author of The Day the Crayons Quit (@PenguinKids), stops by to talk about encouragement from Jack Gantos, the relationship between hope and fear, and giving voice to found objects.

Direct download: LGB_Drew_Daywalt.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Jenny Lussier

Jenny Lussier (@jluss), elementary school teacher librarian in CT, stops by to talk about amazing experiences you can share with students via Skype, celebrating worldwide literacy holidays, and staying student-centered at all costs. 

Direct download: LGB_Jenny_Lussier.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST