March 26, 2023 by Travis Jonker
The Pumphrey Brothers take us behind the scenes of their latest collaboration.
December 19, 2022 by Travis Jonker
The author/illustrator takes us behind the scenes of BERRY SONG and WE ARE WATER PROTECTORS.
February 14, 2022 by Colby Sharp
COLBY: I had a blast chatting with Lisa Fipps about Starfish, receiving the call from the Printz Committee, and a whole lot more. Check out the episode below to listen to our full conversation. If the embedded player doesn’t work, click here to listen. Check out my Starfish book talk! Subscribe below to catch every episode […]
December 18, 2021 by Colby Sharp
COLBY: James Ponti is someone that I love hanging out with. His love for books, kids, book creators, and baseball makes my heart happy. I called up James to talk about his ‘City Spies’ series. In this episode he talks about his journey to children’s literature, how a CIA director helped him with his ‘City […]
August 13, 2021 by Colby Sharp
COLBY: I am a big of reading aloud and of Pernille Ripp. When you put two awesome things together, you get something magical. In this episode of The Yarn, Pernille talks about starting the global read aloud, why she decided to continue it in 2021, and this year’s selections. Be sure to check out the […]
February 27, 2021 by Colby Sharp
COLBY: I had a blast interviewing Tae Keller for The Yarn. We talked about her book ‘When You Trap a Tiger’, her new podcast, and what it was like learning that she won the Newbery Medal over Zoom. I hope you like the episode! Here’s my video review of the book! Subscribe below to catch […]
July 22, 2020 by Colby Sharp
Colby: During this pandemic, I’ve been thinking a lot about supporting small businesses. When I saw a lot of book creators talking about Bookshop, I got curious. It is pretty darn easy to purchase books from Amazon, but I know that the money I spend with them doesn’t support my community. Learning that Bookshop sends […]
August 4, 2019 by Travis Jonker
Travis: I interviewed Dan Santat back in June at the 2019 American Library Association Annual Conference. Ostensibly, the focus was his latest, Harold & Hog Pretend For Real, but we ended up getting into a bunch of his recent work, and his collaboration process with Mo Willems. I think you’re going to like it. Subscribe […]
March 17, 2019 by Colby Sharp
Colby: I had an amazing time talking to Laurie Halse Anderson at NCTE last fall for The Yarn. I hope you enjoy the episode, but more importantly I hope you read her book Shout. It is an important one. https://soundcloud.com/colby-sharp-3/89-laurie-halse-anderson-shout-unraveled Subscribe below to catch every episode.
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