All The Wonders: The Children's Book Podcast

Jackie AzĂșa Kramer (@JackieKramer422) and Maral Sassouni (@MaralSassouni), author and illustrator of The Green Umbrella, stop by the podcast to talk about their story about journeys, the walk we're each on, and a call for our "little ambassadors" to stay openminded, curious, and approach life and others with understanding.

Direct download: ATW_Jackie_Kramer_and_Maral_Sassouni_NEW.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56pm EST

Patricia Hruby Powell (@PatriciaHPowell) and Shadra Strickland (@ShadrasArt), creators of Loving Vs. Virginia, stop by the podcast to talk about the landmark civil rights case, visual journalism, and the balance between the stiff and sacred, the relaxed and calm.

Direct download: ATW_Patricia_Hruby_Powell_and_Shadra_Strickland.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:08pm EST

Steven Malk (@stevenmalk), literary agent at Writers House, stops by the podcast to answer your questions and to talk communication, giving back to things that inspire you, and how to identify the mark of a good book.

Direct download: ATW_Steven_Malk.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EST

Marcie Colleen (@MarcieColleen1), author of the Super Happy Party Bears series, stops by the podcast to talk about being a huge fan of kids television, planting easter eggs for parent readers, and the general adage that it's easy to be kind.

Direct download: ATW_Marcie_Colleen.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:19am EST

Claire Legrand (@clairelegrand), author most recently of Some Kind of Happiness, stops by the podcast to talk about her homage to the feeling of possibility experienced when you find something in nature that is that magical place for you.

Direct download: ATW_Claire_Legrand.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:17pm EST

Ed Young, author illustrator most recently of The Cat From Hunger Mountain, stops by the podcast to talk about being disciplined as an architect, walking the book, and celebrating that stories are for everybody.

Direct download: ATW_Ed_Young.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49pm EST

Erica Perl (@ericaperl), author of The Capybara Conspiracy, stops by the podcast to talk about inspiration from an episode of This American Life, naming the most ridiculous mascot, and avoiding a straight narrative by keeping things dramatic.

Direct download: ATW_Erica_Perl_3.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:40pm EST

This rebroadcast of my interview wth Andrea Davis Pinkney is part of our feature celebrating All The Wonders of A Poem for Peter.

Direct download: ATW_Andrea_Davis_Pinkney_rebroadcast.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:35pm EST

Steve Light (@SteveLight), author illustrator most recently of Lucky Lazlo, stops by the podcast to talk about theater superstitions, the most unlucky theater in the world, and a fountain pen nib custom designed by Richard Binder.  

Direct download: ATW_Steve_Light_2017.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:22pm EST

Megan Maynor (@megan_maynor), author of Ella and Penguin: A Perfect Match, stops by the podcast to talk about three visceral things to try, concerns feeling mixed up but not silly, and how it's sometimes easy to brush aside the criticism even though you know you should be listening.

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