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Season 2 Episode 2: “Where Are All The Fat People In Picture Books?”
36:07Episode summary: In the great push for diversifying kidlit, there’s a major category missing from the call for change, fat people. Where are all the fat people in picture books? Today we break down fat representation, or lack thereof in picture books and where we need to be. Topics discussed in this episode: -Topic 1… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 2: “Where Are All The Fat People In Picture Books?”
Season 2 Episode 1: Lazy Diversity in Children’s Books
27:18Season 2 Episode 1 Lazy Diversity in Children’s Books Stand out Quotes for this episode Corrie: 26:02 “representation is not like collecting pokemon cards.” Resources mentioned in this Episode 15:49 Teaching for Change book 9: 18 Lucy Catchpole ( “disability and diversity must be researched as well as non-fiction books” is from the work of… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 1: Lazy Diversity in Children’s Books
Episode 12: Best Books of 2020!
1:20:28Show Notes Episode 12 https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ “The Bookstagang Best of 2020 List” Episode summary: In this episode the Picture Bookstagang hosts Corrie @thetinyactivists, Kelly @inclusivestorytime and, Ale @readwithriver discuss the winners of the #Bookstagang’s winners for Best Picture Books of 2020. The Bookstagang is a group of Instagram KidLit influencers who gather together to work together… Continue reading Episode 12: Best Books of 2020!
PB&J Episode 10: Jacque Lynn & Lydia Nichols
38:15Show Notes PB&J “Space Matters” https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ PB&J: Interview with Jacque Lynn & Lydia Nichols Episode summary: Corrie from @thetinyactivists interview the creators of the new picture book “Space Matters” author Jacque Lynn and illustrator Lydia Nichols. An unusual picture book that focuses on negative space, mindfulness and critical thinking. Topics discussed in this episode: -Topic… Continue reading PB&J Episode 10: Jacque Lynn & Lydia Nichols
PB&J Episode 9: Gaia Cornwall
30:58Episode summary: Kelly @inclusivestorytime chats with Author/Illustrator of “Jabari Jumps,” the new sequel “Jabari Tries,” “The Unicorn Came to Dinner” and the upcoming “The Best Bed for Me,” Gaia Cornwall. JABARI JUMPS was a Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book, it was also featured in People Magazine, The New York Times, was an Amazon Best Children’s Book… Continue reading PB&J Episode 9: Gaia Cornwall
Episode 11: Sleepy Time Books
36:06“Books that make Sleepy Time a little more Sleepy” Episode summary: Reading is a part of a good nighttime routine for every child. Here are some soothing ones. Topics discussed in this episode: -Topic 1 Farms and Rhymes [0:53] -Topic 2 Routine vs Chaos (2:52) -Topic 3 Research about Best Sleepy time Practice (6:40) -Topic… Continue reading Episode 11: Sleepy Time Books
PB&J Episode 8: Christopher Silas Neal
25:41Episode summary: Corrie interviews Christopher Silas Neal who is an award winning author and illustrator of picture books including, “Over and Under the Snow” with author Kate Messner which was praised for its “Stunning retro style illustrations” by the New York Times. Along with “Over and Under the Pond” and “Up in the Garden and… Continue reading PB&J Episode 8: Christopher Silas Neal
PB&J Episode 7: Catchpoles Interview
24:22Show Notes PB&J Catchpole Interview https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ PB&J: Interview with Lucy and James Catchpole Episode summary: Ale chats with Lucy and James Catchpole of the Catchpole Agency of Oxford England. Lucy and James are a married team of disabled literary agents who represent Picture books and YA Fiction. They can be found on Instagram, @thecatchpoles where… Continue reading PB&J Episode 7: Catchpoles Interview
EP 10: Social-Emotional Learning with Dolisha Mitchell
52:34“Supporting Social Emotional Learning with Picture Books: Guest Host Dolisha Mitchell @LittleBlackBookNook” Episode summary: This week on the Picturebookstagang we welcome our good friend Dolisha Mitchell SEL expert and Bookstagrammer, @LittleBlackBookNook. Dolisha shares with us some of the basic tenets of SEL (Social Emotional Learning) and some of her favourite books to use! Guest Host:… Continue reading EP 10: Social-Emotional Learning with Dolisha Mitchell
PB&J EP 6: Jamie Deenihan & Lorraine Rocha
35:52“PB&J: Interview with Jamie Deenihan & Lorraine Rocha creators of “When Grandma Gives you a Lemon Tree” Episode summary: Today Ale @readwithriver interviews writer Jamie L. Deenihan and illustrator Lorraine Rocha the creators of the hugely popular 2019 release “When Grandma Gives you a Lemon Tree” and the 2020 new release follow up “When Grandpa… Continue reading PB&J EP 6: Jamie Deenihan & Lorraine Rocha