Good Comics for Kids
April 30, 2023 by Travis Jonker
Jon Agee takes us behind the scenes of his latest picture book, MY DAD IS A TREE.
March 26, 2023 by Travis Jonker
The Pumphrey Brothers take us behind the scenes of their latest collaboration.
February 12, 2023 by Travis Jonker
A conversation with 2023 Caldecott Medalist, Doug Salati.
December 29, 2022 by Travis Jonker
We look back at the highs and lows of children's literature in 2022.
April 30, 2022 by Travis Jonker
Grant Snider takes us behind the scenes of his upcoming book, ONE BOY WATCHING
June 22, 2020 by Travis Jonker
Author Derrick Barnes and illustrator Gordon C. James discuss their books CROWN and I AM EVERY GOOD THING.
June 16, 2020 by Travis Jonker
The picture book All Welcome Here arrives today, and I talked with author James Preller and illustrator Mary GrandPré about how it was created.
March 26, 2020 by Travis Jonker
Travis: In 2019, Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery won the Orbis Pictus Award for excellence in nonfiction for children. In this episode, Colby talks with author Sandra Neil Wallace about her inspiration to write about Ernie Barnes and her collaboration with illustrator Bryan Collier. We […]
November 10, 2019 by Travis Jonker
Travis: Back in June I sat down with award-winning author Dave Eggers. We talked about the differences between writing for kids and writing for adults, and the inspiration behind his picture book Abner & Ian Get Right-Side Up, illustrated by Laura Park. It’s an honor to follow in the interviewing footsteps of Conan O’Brien: We […]
October 31, 2019 by Travis Jonker
Travis: Looking back, our Hervé Tullet episode has become one of my favorites. I sat down with Tullet in a GIANT empty conference room in Boston during ALA Midwinter in 2016 to talk about his groundbreaking Press Here. Tullet talks about books in a pretty unique way, and I enjoyed every moment of our conversation. […]
Good Comics for Kids
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