All The Wonders: The Children's Book Podcast

Andrea Davis Pinkney (@AndreaDavisPink), author most recently of A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day, stops by the podcast to talk about her love letter to Peter, the great equalizer, and the power art can take on even when not trying to make a statement.

Direct download: ATW_Andrea_Davis_Pinkney.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

Elly Swartz (@ellyswartz), author of Finding Perfect, stops by the podcast to talk about listening to her characters, listening to her heart, and becoming a better writer through writing.

Direct download: ATW_Elly_Swartz.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:04pm EST

Andy Runton (@Owly), cartoonist and creator of the Owly graphic novel series, stops by the podcast to talk about growing up in the picture book section of the library, drawing people as long as he didn't have to draw faces, and earning the nickname of "night owl" from his mom.

Direct download: ATW_Andy_Runton.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:02am EST

Drew Weing (@drewweing), cartoonist and creator of The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo, stops by the podcast to talk about needing the Watson character in a story, creating believable backgrounds, and drawing monsters on his terms.

Direct download: ATW_Drew_Weing.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:07pm EST

Jon Klassen (@burstofbeaden), author-illustrator most recently of We Found A Hat, the final book in his Hat trilogy, stops by the podcast to talk about raising the stakes, nostalgia earned from looking at illustrated novels, and solving a problem no one wants him to solve.

Direct download: ATW_Jon_Klassen.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:31am EST

Abby Hanlon, author Dory Dory Black Sheep, the newest title in her Dory Fantasmagory series, stops by the podcast to talk about learning how to draw stick figures, how real experiences are to kids, and having stubborn and blind determination.

Direct download: ATW_Abby_Hanlon.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EST

Neal Porter (@nporterbooks), renowned publisher and beloved children’s book advocate, stops by the podcast to talk about being selfish, playing hunches, and only wanting to work with people that he likes.

Direct download: ATW_Neal_Porter.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:35pm EST

Kate Beasley (@_katebeasley), author of Gertie's Leap to Greatness, stops by the podcast to talk about bringing half of ourselves to the story, the kind of books she read as a kid, and the guardian angel tense.

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