Innovative author and illustrator of Heave Ho!
talks about graphic design and travelling the
country to promote his books.
Author of Lesky Lee, Monster of Monsters
talks about nightmares, fatherhood and the creative process!
Award-winning storyteller and author of the
Maynard Moose series of picture books
discusses the relationship between telling a
story onstage and writing a story on the page.
The great-great-great-grandson of Joel Chandler
Harris and Executive Director of the Wrenn's Nest
in Atlanta, GA, discusses the significance of Brer
Author of Raisel's Riddle and several other books talks about
Cinderella stories in Jewish culture.
Author of numerous books - both by herself, and
with her mother, Julie Andrews - we talk about
how the picture book industry has changed in
the last several decades, and what advice she
has for those new to the business.
Director and founder of Epiphany Community
School outside of Flagstaff, AZ, discusses the
importance of storytelling in a child's development.
|Pegi Deitz Shea|
Author of several picture books, including
The Taxing Case of the Cows: A True Story About Suffrage,
we discuss her long career in the industry, and the similarities
between picture book writing and poetry.
| Betty Clark|
Psychic, spiritualist, lover of stories and mythologies,
she offers her take on the hidden symbolism in such works as
Goodnight Moon and If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.
Why is she dressed in a giant mushroom costume,
walking the streets of Portland, ME? I decided
to find out!
Author of Awkward Moments Children's Bible, we talk about religion,
mythology and finding redemption in atheism.
Author of books such as The Gobblings and My First Kafka,
he discuss Hasidic folktales, Mel Brooks and being a new father.
Author of Roland Humphrey is Wearing a WHAT?
and Elsie Zahara Can Do It Herself, along with
raising two beautiful children, talks about
transgender portrayals in children's picture books.
President of August House books, we discuss the
rewards and challenges of publishing books in the modern age.
Author and illustrator of The Tree Watcher tells
about a life-changing walk through the park with his son.
Author of the book Amelie Gets Busy, this Greek
author talks about her childhood memories and the
realities of the Greek financial crisis.
Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon and
Gollywood, Here I Come! talks about his career
in the theatre and how it led him to the world
of picture books!