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Are you a teacher who needs 'book extenders' for your classroom? Or are you an aspiring children's writer who'd like to know the inside scoop on how others got published? Or you're already published and want to hear from booksellers, agents, and editors? Maybe you simply need a great book recommendation for the children in your life? Brain Burps About Books is the show author/illustrator Katie Davis hosts - a fun (true), funny (hopefully), informative (totally), and globe-trotting (sort of) show about everything kidlit. SLJ blogger and New York Public children's librarian Betsy Bird will round out every show with her regular review, Bird Bytes. You're going to love this show so much you'll want to marry it.
Newbery winners Rebecca Stead and Linda Sue Park talk about How Their Lives Changed After The Call
Newbery winners Rebecca Stead and Linda Sue Park talk about How Their Lives Changed After The Call. One day you're a writer with a book you're trying to get noticed and the next, everyone in the children's book world is buzzing about your tome. What does it feel like to win a Newbery medal? How does your life change? If you get more invitations to speak at schools and conferences, how do you fit it in with your family life? Rebecca Stead and Linda Sue Park tell all!
7/26/2010 9:30:00 PM
How To Submit A Picture Book for Publication
So, you have a story you think would make a great picture book. You're an illustrator, too . . . or not. Either way, you have no idea how to submit your picture book to a publisher. Okay, you know where the post office is, - you just can't...
7/15/2010 11:00:00 PM
ComicCon Smackdown: BabyMouse vs. The Lunch Lady!
It's the BabyMouse/Lunch Lady Smackdown! ComicCon gets underway in less than a week, and I thought this would be the perfect time for a show with Jenni Holm, author of the hugely popular graphic novel series, BabyMouse, and Jarett...
7/12/2010 8:00:00 PM
Live from ALA! The American Libraries Association conference!
If you have ever partied like a rock star then you probably have been to ALA and know that librarians can party. Yes, you heard me. I may be biased, as when I meet a librarian (or a teacher, for that matter) I exclaim, "My PEEPS!" like a...
6/28/2010 8:00:00 PM
How poetry, Google, and Craigslist helped Susan Taylor Brown find the family she never knew she had
Poet and children's writer Susan Taylor Brown will tell the amazing story about how she discovered that the father who had abandoned her as a child left her with family members she never knew she had - siblings. It was through the April...
6/14/2010 8:00:00 PM
Peter Reynolds and Daryl Grabarek, plus Betsy Bird's Bird Bytes!
Author/illustrator Peter Reynolds is the guy who illustrates the hugely popular Judy Moody series by Megan McDonald. He also wrote and illustrated the picture book The Dot as well as one of my favorites, Ish, among others.He's started an...
5/25/2010 1:49:49 AM
How do you help a child who has to deal with death?
Today on the show I will have New York Times Bestselling author of The Kissing Hand, Audrey Penn. Her new book is called Chester Raccoon and the Acorn of Memories. We’ll also speak to Brenda Ferber, author of Julia’s Kitchen, which...
5/19/2010 2:30:00 PM
Interview with Hope Vestergaard, author of Potty Animals
Are you a teacher who needs 'book extenders' for your classroom? Or are you an aspiring children's writer who'd like to know the inside scoop on how others got published? Or you're already published and want to hear from booksellers,...
4/27/2010 4:00:00 PM
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