Hosted by Matthew Winner, elementary school librarian and co-founder of All The Wonders. The Children's Book Podcast features insightful and sincere interviews with authors, illustrators, and everyone involved in taking a book from drawing board to bookshelf.
Melissa Iwai (@meliwai), author and illustrator
of Pizza Day, stops by the podcast to talk about a
past life full of syllable structure, learning from Marla Frazee,
and having a different world to explore.
Sharee Miller (@coilyandcute), author and
illustrator of Princess Hair, stops by the podcast to
talk about creating a self-affirming book, incorporating the twelve
styles of natural hair, and promoting a positive representation of
Duncan Tonatiuh (@duncantonatiuh), author
illustrator of Danza!: Amalia Hernandez and Mexico's
Folkloric Ballet, stops by the podcast to talk about folkloric
dances, an expression of nationalism, and important things shown in
a way that feels new and interesting.
Julie Kim, author illustrator of Where's Halmoni?,
stops by the podcast to talk about being a bridge to bank of
experience, the revealing nature of folk tales, and the experience
of the 2nd generation immigrant.
Debbie Ridpath Ohi (@inkyelbows), author
illustrator most recently of Sam & Eva, stops by
the podcast to talk about figuring out how to collaborate, proving
your own lightning rod, and being able to interact with people of
the same interests.