PB&J Episode 7 Transcript: Catchpoles Interview

PB&J Episode 7: Interview with Lucy and James Catchpole Transcript 0:33 A: Tonight, I am so excited to have on the show Lucy and James Catchpole, of the Catchpole Literary Agency.  Lucy and James run a Boutique Literary Agency in Oxford England, they represent picture books, and Young Adult books, both Authors and Illustrators. They… Continue reading PB&J Episode 7 Transcript: Catchpoles Interview

PB&J Episode 7: Catchpoles Interview

Show 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 Transcript: Social-Emotional Learning with Dolisha Mitchell

Ep SEL Transcript https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ ““Supporting Social Emotional Learning with Picture Books: Guest Host Dolisha Mitchell @LittleBlackBookNook”  0:36 C And welcome back to another episode of picturebookstagang, I am so excited to introduce another special guest for this week’s internet chat, Dolisha Mitchell. Dolisha is a curriculum specialist who speicalizes in SEL or Social EMotional Learning… Continue reading EP 10 Transcript: Social-Emotional Learning with Dolisha Mitchell

EP 10: Social-Emotional Learning with Dolisha Mitchell

“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 Transcript: Jamie Deenihan & Lorraine Rocha

“Picture Books & Justice: Interview with Jamie Deenihan and Lorraine Rocha creators of “When Grandma Gives you a Lemon Tree.” https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ Note from Author Jamie L. Deenihan:  One aspect of “When Grandpa Gives you a  Toolbox” that was not mentioned in this interview but is deeply important to the purpose of this book is, “addressing… Continue reading PB&J EP 6 Transcript: Jamie Deenihan & Lorraine Rocha

PB&J EP 6: Jamie Deenihan & Lorraine Rocha

“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

EP 9 Transcript: 1 Book, 2 books, better than Seuss Books: Rhyming & Keepsake books you actually want to Keep

Ep 9 S1 Transcript https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ “1 Book, 2 books, better than Seuss Books: Rhyming & Keepsake books you actually want to Keep” Jazzy Music Intro: Welcome to the Picture Bookstagang Podcast  I’m Ale I’m Corrie I’m Kelly And we’re The Picture Bookstagang! We invite you to join us here every other week while we discuss… Continue reading EP 9 Transcript: 1 Book, 2 books, better than Seuss Books: Rhyming & Keepsake books you actually want to Keep

EP 9: 1 Book, 2 Books, Better than Seuss Books: Rhyming & Keepsake Books you Actually Want to Keep

Episode summary:  There’s nothing worse than a bad rhyming book, but arguably, is there anything better? This week we talk about wonderful rhyming books and keepsake books to add to your treasured collection.  Give new authors and illustrators a chance!  Pass on those old Seuss books, support other creators (that aren’t racist.) Topics discussed in… Continue reading EP 9: 1 Book, 2 Books, Better than Seuss Books: Rhyming & Keepsake Books you Actually Want to Keep

PB&J EP 5 Transcript: Kwame Alexander and Becoming Muhammad Ali

Picture Books & Justice: Interview With Kwame Alexander  Hello and welcome to a new interview series by the Picture Bookstagang Crew, Picture Books & Justice is a series where we interview a creator from the picture book world and get to know them a little better.  To us there’s nothing better than a beautiful spellbinding… Continue reading PB&J EP 5 Transcript: Kwame Alexander and Becoming Muhammad Ali

PB&J EP 5: Kwame Alexander and Becoming Muhammad Ali

Episode summary:  Today Corrie interviews Kwame Alexander. Kwame is a poet, educator, and New York Times Bestselling author of 28 books, including “THE UNDEFEATED”, “SWING”, and “REBOUND”, the follow-up to the NEWBERY medal-winning novel, “THE CROSSOVER.”  He is also, among many other accomplishments, the founder of VERSIFY, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt which publishes… Continue reading PB&J EP 5: Kwame Alexander and Becoming Muhammad Ali

PB&J EP 4 Transcript: Melissa Manlove & Deborah Hopkinson

Hello and welcome to an interview series by the Picture Bookstagang Crew, Picture Books & Justice is a series where we interview a creator from the picture book world and get to know them a little better.  To us there’s nothing better than a beautiful spellbinding picture book that has social justice themes. The picture… Continue reading PB&J EP 4 Transcript: Melissa Manlove & Deborah Hopkinson

PB&J EP 4: Melissa Manlove & Deborah Hopkinson

“Interview‌ ‌with‌ ‌Author‌ ‌Deborah Hopkinson and Editor Melissa Manlove”‌ ‌  ‌ Episode‌ ‌summary:‌ ‌ ‌ Today Kelly interviews author of 50 picture books Deborah Hopkinson, and Chronicle editor Melissa Manlove.  The pair worked on the recently released book “Butterflies Belong Here” which is a sequel to “Follow the Moon” a social justice book about sea… Continue reading PB&J EP 4: Melissa Manlove & Deborah Hopkinson

EP 8 Transcript: How Men Ruined ‘Once Upon a Time’: Fairy Tales Through the Ages

Jazzy Intro Intro: Welcome to the Picture Bookstagang Podcast  I’m Ale I’m Corrie I’m Kelly And we’re the picture bookstagang! We invite you to join us here every other week while we discuss amazing books and issues  in children’s literature.  As well as Early literacy education and parenting as it relates to reading.  We can’t… Continue reading EP 8 Transcript: How Men Ruined ‘Once Upon a Time’: Fairy Tales Through the Ages

EP 8: How Men Ruined ‘Once Upon a Time’: Fairy Tales Through the Ages

Episode summary:  Today we discuss European Fairy tales, their origin, evolution, and effect on Western Society and the young reader.  Each well known Fairy Tale from “The Little Mermaid” to “Little Red Riding Hood” has a complex and long history, with hidden messages and strange beginnings.  Do fairy tales have a place on the modern… Continue reading EP 8: How Men Ruined ‘Once Upon a Time’: Fairy Tales Through the Ages

PB&J EP 3: Cara Florance

Picture Bookstagang Podcast: PB& J  Picture Books and Justice Show Notes Interview 3 https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ “Interview with Author Dr. Cara Florance” Episode summary:  Today Ale interviews Dr.Cara Florance, phD in biochemistry and and author of a whole bunch of books for children most recently she's been working on her “Baby Medical School” series which is CO… Continue reading PB&J EP 3: Cara Florance

EP 7: Gender and Stereotypes: Featuring Guest Host Lee!

Picture Bookstagang Podcast Show Notes Episode 7 https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ “Gender and stereotypes: Featuring Guest host Lee!” Episode summary:  This week we are joined by guest host Lee (they/them) for a discussion on Gender and gender stereotypes and how to subvert them using children’s books.  We discuss Lee’s personal journey, Corrie’s master’s thesis in Gender Studies and… Continue reading EP 7: Gender and Stereotypes: Featuring Guest Host Lee!

PB&J EP 2 Transcript: Roseanne Greenfield Thong & John Parra

PB&J Episode 2: Interview with Roseanne Greenfield-Thong and John Parra Transcript C: Hello and welcome to a brand new interview series by the Picture Bookstagang Crew, Picture Books & Justice is a series where we interview a creator from the picture book world and get to know them a little better.  To us there’s nothing… Continue reading PB&J EP 2 Transcript: Roseanne Greenfield Thong & John Parra

PB&J EP 2: Roseanne Greenfield Thong & John Parra

Picture Bookstagang Podcast PB&J “Picture Books & Justice” PB&J Episode 3: Interview with Roseanne Greenfield-Thong and John Parra https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ Episode summary:  Corrie chats with the Author and illustrator of “Round is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes” and “Green is a Chile Pepper: A Book of Colors.  They discuss their books, their creative process, their… Continue reading PB&J EP 2: Roseanne Greenfield Thong & John Parra

EP 6 Transcript: Librarian Fight Club

Transcription  Episode 6 Season 1 “Librarian Fight Club” https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ Intro: Welcome to the Picture Bookstagang Podcast  I’m Ale I’m Corrie I’m Kelly And we’re the picture bookstagang! We invite you to join us here every other week while we discuss amazing books and issues  in children’s literature.  As well as Early literacy education and parenting… Continue reading EP 6 Transcript: Librarian Fight Club

EP 6: Librarian Fight Club

Picture Bookstagang Podcast Show Notes Episode 6 https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ “#LibrarianFightClub: Internet Fights about Picture Books” Episode summary:  Sometimes a book just rubs you the wrong way, and sometimes, it’s overtly or subtly racist, misogynistic, or otherwise deeply problematic.  #Librarianfightclub is an Instagram event where people duke it out over picture books.  When is a book just… Continue reading EP 6: Librarian Fight Club

PB&J EP1: Archaa Shrivastav, Content Director – Little Feminist Book Club (Transcript)

Transcript for PB&J Episode 1  PB&J: Interview with Archaa Shrivastav Picturebookstagang.com 0:11 C: Hello and welcome to a brand new interview series by the Picture Bookstagang crew! Picture Books & Justice is a series where we interview a creator from the picture book world, and get to know them a little better.  To us, there’s… Continue reading PB&J EP1: Archaa Shrivastav, Content Director – Little Feminist Book Club (Transcript)

PB&J EP1: Archaa Shrivastav, Content Director – Little Feminist Book Club

Picture Bookstagang Podcast: Picture Books and Justice Show Notes PB&J Episode 1 https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ PB&J: Interview with Archaa Shrivastav Episode summary:  Corrie chats with e Little Feminist Education Director Archaa Shrivastav! They talk about Archaa’s experience as an educator, and what brought her to LIttle Feminist.  And get into talking about some of the wonderful books… Continue reading PB&J EP1: Archaa Shrivastav, Content Director – Little Feminist Book Club

EP 5 Transcript: Why Are Big Topics Hidden By Animals in Kidlit?

0:37 Corrie: Hello and Welcome back to the Picture Bookstagang podcast! I’m Corrie and I am joined by my stunningly gorgeous and super amazing co-hosts Kelly and Ale 0:47 Kelly: Hello, good to be back!  0:48 Ale: Hi I am Ale, and I am super stunningly gorgeous, that is true! 0:54 Kelly: It’s true it’s… Continue reading EP 5 Transcript: Why Are Big Topics Hidden By Animals in Kidlit?

EP 5: Why Are Big Topics Hidden By Animals in Kidlit?

Episode summary:  Parents and educators have always looked to books to begin discussions about delicate or difficult topics.  Often however, books that cover serious topics are watered down with anthropomorphic characters, such as guinea pigs illustrating Gay marriage.  In this episode, we discuss anthropomorphism in children’s literature, and the traditional tendency to hide big life… Continue reading EP 5: Why Are Big Topics Hidden By Animals in Kidlit?

EP 4 Transcript: Early Literacy Routines at Home

Episode Transcription: Transcription  Episode 4 Season 1 “Raising Readers: Supporting Early Literacy At Home” https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ Intro: Welcome to the Picture Bookstagang Podcast  I’m Ale I’m Corrie I’m Kelly And we’re the picture bookstagang! We invite you to join us here every other week while we discuss amazing books and issues  in children’s literature.  As well… Continue reading EP 4 Transcript: Early Literacy Routines at Home

EP 4: Early Literacy Routines at Home

Show Notes: Picture Bookstagang Podcast Show Notes Episode 4 https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ ““Raising Readers: Supporting Early Literacy At Home” Episode summary:  How do you support early literacy development at home? In today’s episode the Picture Bookstagang discusses setting practical and feasible routines, and making choices in the activities that we do to help our children get a… Continue reading EP 4: Early Literacy Routines at Home

EP 3: How to Diversify your Children’s Book Collection

From the perspective of Bookstagram Picture Book Reviewers this episode touches on the question of how to begin creating and cultivating a Diverse Picture Book Collection.  Why children need diversity in their books, and how to think critically about what they are seeing.  This episode also discusses the issues surrounding removing certain older books from… Continue reading EP 3: How to Diversify your Children’s Book Collection