All The Wonders: The Children's Book Podcast

Daniel Miyares (@danielmiyares), author illustrator of Float and illustrator most recently of Surf's Up, stops by the podcast to talk about the third dimension of picture book making, a willingness to let kids discover, and scanning art before you ruin it.

Direct download: LGB_Daniel_Miyares.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59pm EST

Jess Keating (@Jess_Keating), author of Pink is for Blobfish and How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes are Untied, stops by the podcast to talk about toning down the voiceyness, using all 88 keys to show everything you love about life, and to share a concept reveal of her upcoming Monsters of the Natural World.

Direct download: LGB_Jess_Keating.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:27pm EST

Sara O'Leary (@saraoleary), author of This is Sadie, which is illustrated by Julie Morstad, stops by the podcast to talk about creating a fondness to the voice of the narrator, one certain Max, and leaving room within a character to see yourself

Direct download: LGB_Sara_OLeary.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:51pm EST

Madelyn Rosenburg (@madrosenberg), author of How to Behave at a Dog Show and Nanny X Returns, stops by the podcast to talk about the sweet spot of talking to kids, pushing the reset button a lot, and how her stories are helping her fiure out what kind of person she wants to be. 

Direct download: LGB_Madelyn_Rosenberg.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:58pm EST

Leslea Newman (@lesleanewman), author of Heather Has Two Mommies and, most recently, of Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed, along with Marcus Ewert (@MarcusEwert), author of 10,000 Dresses and, most recently, Mummy Cat, stops by the podcast to talk about books with LGBT themes, the lineage of the poetic, prophetic voice, respecting the power of the words, and the only cat to ever have an obituary in the New York Times.


Direct download: LGB_Leslea_and_Marcus.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:46pm EST

Fred Bowen (@FredBowenBooks), author most recently of Out of Bounds, stops by the podcast to talk about dealing with disappointment, the best place for kids to learn to lose, and how sometimes you try your best and it still doesn't work out for you.


Direct download: LGB_Fred_Bowen.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:05am EST

Kwame Alexander (@kwamealexander), author most recently of Surf's Up, illustrated by Daniel Miyares (@danielmiyares), and winner of the 2015 Newbery Award for The Crossover, stops by the podcast to talk about the economy of words, the spiritual journey through the white space left on the page, and the joy and power of reading.


Direct download: LGB_Kwame_Alexander.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:22pm EST

Andy Rash (@iotacons), author illustrator of Archie The Daredevil Penguin stops by the podcast to talk about the truth hidden within a joke, how we're always hardest on ourselves, and that sometimes you can trust your friends. 


Direct download: LGB__Andy_Rash.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm EST

Salina Yoon (@SalinaYoon), author illustrator of Be A Friend, stops by the podcast to talk about wearing your heart on your sleeve, her childhood struggle with reading and writing in English when Korean was the only language spoken at home, and a focus on the universality of art.


Direct download: LGB_Salina_Yoon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53pm EST

Michelle Schusterman, author of Dead Air: The Kat Sinclair Files (Book #1), stops by the podcast to talk about writing a gritty, urban Nancy Drew story, being a skeptic, and how's there's a logical explanation to most things that spook people.

Direct download: LGB_Michelle_Schusterman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:46am EST