All The Wonders: The Children's Book Podcast

Molly Idle (@MollyIdle), author illustrator most recently of Flora and the Peacocks, and Caldecott honor winner for Flora and the Flamingo, returns to the podcast to talk about wanting to be liked best, exploring the dynamic that happens when you have more than one friend, and struggles to maintain balance.

Direct download: ATW_Molly_Idle.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm EDT

Sergio Ruzzier (@SergioRuzzier), author/illustrator of This Is Not a Picture Book, stops by the podcast to talk about things that cannot be named, words that shake you, and making something that has the potential to stay forever.

Direct download: ATW_Sergio_Ruzzier.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT

Pseudonymous Bosch (@isthisPBosch), author most recently of Bad Luck, the newest book in the Bad Magic series, stops by the podcast to talk about constantly writing for a new audience, the weight of responsibility, and how he started writing for one particular girl.

Direct download: ATW_Psuedonymous_Bosch.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23pm EDT

Kate DiCamillo, two-time Newbery-winning author most recently of Raymie Nightingale, stops by the podcast to talk about her time as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, how you can't write anything without revealing yourself, and likening writing a story to trying to get a wild animal to eat out of your hand.

Direct download: ATW_Kate_DiCamillo_New.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Dan Santat (@dsantat), author illustrator of Are We There Yet? and Beekle, which won the Caldecott medal in 2015, returns to the podcast to talk about enduring every minute of a road trip, parents doing the best they can, and his son's complete lack of patience.

Direct download: ATW_Dan_Santat.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:46pm EDT

Blake Hamilton (@BlakeHamilton), filmmaker, writer, and, most important to this episode, co-founder of All The Wonders, stops by the podcast to talk about making barriers, conceptualizing a home for readers and books, the moment when he "finally found his way home".

Direct download: ATW_Blake_Hamilton.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:48pm EDT

Peter Brown (@itspeterbrown), author/illustrator of The Curious GardenChildren Make Terrible Pets, and Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, and now debut middle grade author of The Wild Robot, stops by the podcast to talk about paying attention to wording and phrasing, telling the story as efficiently as possible, and certain subjects you can't avoid.

Direct download: LGB_Peter_Brown.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:11pm EDT