On the podcast today is acclaimed author Patricia Hruby Powell, and she's talking to us about her new book Struttin' with Some Barbecue: Lil Hardin Armstrong Becomes the First Lady of Jazz, beautifully illustrated by Rachel Himes. You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below:
Monday, December 3, 2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
Today we're talking to two of our esteemed middle grade authors, as well as one of our middle grade editors! Joining us today are Ellen Wittlinger (Someone Else's Shoes) and HP Wood (Fakers: An Insider's Guide to Cons, Hoaxes, and Scams, illustrated by David Clark) as well as Editor Julie Bliven. You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below:
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
We caught up with illustrator Jeffrey Ebbeler to get a sense of how he tailors his illustrations to his many (many!) different Charlesbridge projects, including the Ellie May series and Captain's Log: Snowbound, all of which publish this year!
Monday, November 5, 2018
Today we're talking to debut picture book author (but seasoned novelist!) Erin Dionne about her Captain's Log: Snowbound (illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler) and the hilarious story about how it came to be! You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below:
Monday, October 22, 2018
Today we're talking to not one author but THREE about their young adult books for our teen imprint CharlesbridgeTEEN. We're excited to have Tracy Barrett (Freefall Summer), Marit Weisenberg (Select Few), and Caitlin Seal (Twice Dead) in discussion with each other and Executive Editor Monica Perez. You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below:
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Monday, October 8, 2018
Today we're in conversation with author Carrie Pearson about her picture book Stretch to the Sun: From a Tiny Sprout to the Tallest Tree on Earth and how she came to write about the tallest tree in the world. You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below:
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Author Heather L. Montgomery (known in some circles as the Queen of Yucky Science) talks about her inspiration for Bugs Don't Hug: Six-Legged Parents and Their Kids and how relating insects to humans was the key to making the book accessible for readers of all ages.
Monday, September 17, 2018
Today is a special treat because we're talking to author Kevin O'Malley and illustrator Patrick O'Brien about their Captain Raptor series! Charlesbridge was lucky enough to publish the latest book in the series, Captain Raptor and the Perilous Planet, and you can listen to our conversation with Kevin and Patrick by clicking HERE or clicking play below:
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Baby's Firsts author Nancy Raines Day stops by to write about savoring every moment of your baby's childhood, from the first spit-up to the first roll!