All The Wonders: The Children's Book Podcast

Rich Wallace (@RWallaceBooks) and Sandra Neil Wallace (@SandraNWallace), authors of Blood Brother: Jonathan Daniels and His Sacrifice for Civil Rights, stop by the podcast to talk about breaking through to the humanity in all of us, the hope that there will always be people who help, and how one person can change history.

Direct download: ATW_Sandra_and_Rich_Wallace.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:26pm EST

Mrs. P (@MrsPstorytime), founder of Mrs. P's Magic Storytime, stops by the podcast to talk about her annual "Be A Famous Writer' contest, the first rule of comedy, and how the need to be perfect stops us from writing.

Direct download: ATW_Mrs._P.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:57pm EST

Kelly DiPucchio (@kellydipucchio) and Greg Pizzoli (@gregpizzoli), author and illustrator of Dragon Was Terrible, stop by the podcast to talk about making kids livid while reading aloud, a story beginning to tell itself, and being surprised by the voice that comes out while writing a first draft. 

Direct download: ATW_Kelly_DiPucchio_and_Greg_Pizzoli.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36pm EST

Aaron Zenz (@AaronZenz), author-illustrator of Monsters Go Night-Night, stops by the podcast to talk about a guessing game, the idea that the world is too open, and getting kids to pick the wrong choice.

Direct download: ATW_Aaron_Zenz.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:56pm EST

Ellen Potter (@Ellenpotter), author of The Sea Pony, the third book in her Piper Green and the Fairy Tree chapter book series, stops by the podcast to talk about free-range kids, the gnome tree, and approaching the book's plot as a puzzle.

Direct download: ATW_Ellen_Potter.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:40pm EST

Laura Murray (@LauraMurrayBook), author of The Gingerbread Man Loose at the Zoo, stops by the podcast to talk about needing a creative outlet, going on the hunt for literary devices, and not getting anywhere if we're not persistent. 

Direct download: ATW_Laura_Murray.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm EST

Aaron Becker (@storybreathing), author-illustrator of Return, his final book in the Journey trilogy, stops by the podcast to talk about the power and limits of the imagination, his parable for growing up, and how a parent can be saved by their own kid.

Direct download: ATW_Aaron_Becker.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:02pm EST

Lin Oliver (@linoliver), SCWBI cofounder and author most recently of the Fantastic Frame series, stops by the podcast to talk about loving a painting from the inside out, measuring success by how you feel, and having kids that are not at all interested in trips to the art museum.

Direct download: ATW_Lin_Oliver.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:09am EST

Michael Slack (@michaelslackart), illustrator of Pirasaurs, written by Josh Funk, stops by the podcast to talk about being inspired by the "Convoy" trucker song, find the characters of your story and realizing them, and that point in his drawing career when he erased the tail of his monkey drawing and instinctually drew a pick-up truck instead.

Direct download: ATW_Michael_Slack.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 1:25am EST