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C-SPAN brings together best-selling nonfiction authors and influential interviewers for wide-ranging, hour- long conversations. Find this podcast every Saturday after 10 pm ET. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Lectures in History" and "Q&A" podcasts.
 
The Brave Writer podcast is a big juicy conversation about how to bring learning to life for your kids! Julie Bogart and guests talk about how parents and children are partners in the learning adventure, especially when approaching the daunting task of writing. Brave Writer appeals to homeschoolers, educators, and parents who want more out of "school" than merely passing tests. Visit us at http://bravewriter.com and follow along at the blog for show notes: http://blog.bravewriter.com
 
Entertaining, actionable advice on craft, productivity and creativity for writers in all genres, hosted by Jessica Lahey (freelancer, essayist and NYT best-selling author of "The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Children Can Succeed", KJ Dell'Antonia (NYT contributor and former editor; her novel, The Chicken Sisters, debuts in June 2020, How to Be a Happier Parent is available now) and Sarina Bowen (USA today best-selling author of more than 30 romance novels).
 
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.
 
In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.
 
On the Stories Podcast, we perform a new story for your children every week. The stories range from retellings of fairy tales like Snow White to classic stories like Peter Rabbit and even completely original works. Everything is G rated and safe for all ages. The perfect kids podcast for imaginative families. Whether you’re driving with your children or just want to limit your kids’ screen time, Stories Podcast delivers entertainment that kids and parents alike will love.
 
Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
The Story Pirates believe that kids are creative geniuses. All of them.The Story Pirates are a nationally renowned group of top comedians, musicians, best-selling authors, and incredible teachers with fifteen years of experience creating content that celebrates the imaginations of kids. Winner of both the 2020 iHeartRadio Award and the Webby Award for Best Kids and Family Podcast, The Story Pirates Podcast is one of the top kids and family podcasts in the world. The Pirates have released thr ...
 
Children of the Watch is the number one podcast in the galaxy for all things Star Wars live action television, formerly The Mandalorian Watch. Join your hosts Alex Maxwell and Mac Lacey after each episode as we break it down with in depth analysis and commentary, as well as your hotline calls! (205)259-6675 Voicemail Hotline Twitter: @CotWatch, @Mac_Lacey, @TheAlexMaxwell
 
Each episode addresses a reader's parenting issue through the lens of Janet's respectful parenting philosophy. Janet is a respected parenting adviser, author, and consultant whose website (JanetLansbury.com) is visited by millions of readers annually. Her work informs, inspires, and supports caregivers of infants and toddlers across the globe, helping to create relationships of respect, trust, and love. Her best-selling books “No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline without Shame” and "Elevating Chi ...
 
Every week the PCMC crew runs down their favorite new movies, shows, comics, toys, and more. The podcast covers everything from current pop culture to retro stuff. So if you're interested in Pop Culture news, reviews, and overly passionate rants, this is your show. All coming to you from the perspective of adults who should really be less into this stuff by this point in their lives (jk).
 
"Not every book is for every child, but for every child there is a book." The Children’s Book Review, is a resource devoted to children’s literature and literacy. In the Growing Readers Podcast, we produce author and illustrator interviews focused on the best books for kids of all ages. We help parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers, and librarians to grow readers. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thechildrensbookreview/support
 
How do you know a good book when you see it? What books are really worth reading? The purpose of this conversation is to help mothers and fathers identify books that will liberate their children to embrace truth, goodness, and beauty. We’ll be pondering questions of life and lifestyle as we seek to become people who live deeply and read deeply, drawing our children into the adventure of reading and living.
 
Do you want to learn how to write for children? The Institute of Children's Literature has taught hundreds of thousands of aspiring writers, and the director of ICL is the host of Writing for Children. Bestselling children's author Katie Davis focuses on the craft of writing for children: how to write a children’s book, how to write for children’s magazines, how to get paid, and get published. There are listener questions, with answers from the experts at the Institute, plus hard-to-find res ...
 
Welcome to Pediatrics On Call: a podcast on children's health from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Each episode features interviews about new research and hot topics in the field of pediatrics. Learn about the most important innovations from the people behind them. This podcast is for pediatricians and other health professionals who serve children and their families. And if you're a parent or caregiver, it's also for you.
 
Children's book publishing’s secrets are revealed as we listen in on fascinating, unguarded, insider discussion from two uniquely qualified best friends: award-winning author/illustrator Grace Lin, and one of NYC’s top editors, Alvina Ling. Go behind the scenes of kid lit and catch a glimpse of the lives of the best-selling author and editor, and the relationship between them.
 
Welcome to We Nurture Stories For Children. In early childhood we utilize the power of storytelling to encourage language development, inspire moral growth and enliven the imagination.We are happy to share our stories with you and your children. We hope you enjoy the timeless activity of getting lost in a good tale.
 
As parents, we want to instill messages in our children’s mind that they will remember forever. Those messages are the values and keys to life they will carry with them into the real world. Did you know that children’s books can be used as a tool to raise good humans? To have conversations with our kids that matter most? Join us on this journey as we spotlight talented authors and their beautiful books. Books that act as tools to create dialogue and bond with our children. Learn how to walk ...
 
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Children of the Watch is the number one podcast in the galaxy for all things live action Star Wars television, and this week we are preparing for The Book of Boba Fett by doing Part 2 of our Attack of the Clones Rewatch! This installment covers 33:46-1:11:16 of the film, so stay tuned for the other two parts.Want more Star Wars TV related content? …
 
This week's author spotlight is on, Vallean Jackson. Jackson was born & raised in Birmingham, AL. She is a graduate of Jacksonville State University with a BA in communications & a minor in biology. She is also a journalist that has written for various publications & loves being a journalist just as much as she loves writing books. Her genres of bo…
 
Poetry? Really? Do we have to?! This episode proposes that poetry will surprise you with joy. We discuss how poetry changes our experience of time, deepens our experience of meaning, and sparks joy. Charity discusses two Greek words used regarding time: chronos and kairos. Poetry is an instantiation of kairos time, time-as-meaningful. Discover new …
 
Edición especial en español En este episodio del Growing Readers podcast, hablo con la increíble y galardonada autora e ilustradora Juana Martinez-Neal. Hablamos sobre La selva de Zonia, un libro ilustrado que es visualmente impresionante y que ilumina el día de juegos y aventuras de una niña en la exuberante selva tropical de Perú. Solicite una co…
 
Sign up for SVSLearn's 30 Day Trial: https://courses.svslearn.com/bundles/30-days-free 3 Point Perspective Podcast is sponsored by SVSLearn.com, the place where becoming a great illustrator starts! Click here for this episode's links and shownotes.By Will Terry, Jake Parker, David Braud, Daniel Tu, Lisa Faught, Lee White
 
Evelyn Yang, author of A Kids Book About Sexual Abuse, talks in the newest episode of A Kids Book About: The Podcast about speaking up in any situation that makes you feel uncomfortable. In it, I also tell my abuse story for the first time with my voice on a public and recorded forum. I know that many, too many of you were also affected by sexual a…
 
Tune in to hear Nicole and Nusrah talk about excellent children’s literature in verse, alongside a conversation with the wonderful Charles Waters, the co-author of Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship. For even more kidlit news and recommendations, sign up for our The Kids Are All Right newsletter! This post contains affi…
 
Frug the frog isn't suspicious when he meets the chef, and he's not suspicious when the chef runs a hot bath for him. He's not even suspicious when he realizes there are carrots and onions floating around in the tub with him! But will Frug start to catch on when the water around him starts to get hotter and hotter? Tune in to find out! Draw us a pi…
 
This is a bonus episode with a writer who, in a way, has carved out a bonus career: Graham Norton. Long-established as a hugely successful presenter and comedian in the UK, he published his first novel, Holding, in 2016, and has followed that with 2018's A Keeper, and most recently last year's Home Stretch. They are well-plotted, sensitively writte…
 
Emma Gannon is a best-selling author, a podcaster, a journalist, writer of fiction and non-fiction and just general woman-about-town, as known for her writing about the new world of work as she soon will be for her fiction. Her debut novel, Olive, centers on a journalist who loves her career and the many other things that fill her world, friends, f…
 
Kelly is the award-winning author of the bestselling Front Desk series for middle-graders. She has won numerous accolades for her work, including the 2019 Asian Pacific American Award for Children’s Literature. Kelly talks with host Suzanne McCabe about her writing journey and about Room to Dream, the latest title in her wildly popular series about…
 
The Story Pirates venture out of the ship to a rock concert that is being held inside the mouth of a giant whale (Chuck Bryant). Featuring two new stories: “Stars and Moonlight,” a song about two sisters who can’t agree on which kind of music is the best, written by Palmer, a 9 year old from Texas, and “The Mystery of the Eaten Candy,” a story abou…
 
Episode Notes A heart-warming story about how working hard can make all your dreams come true. About the Author Sarina Dorie has sold over 170 short stories to markets like Analog, Daily Science Fiction, Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Orson Scott Card’s IGMS, Cosmos, and Abyss and Apex. Her stories and published novels have won humor cont…
 
Our discussion of Judy Blume’s classic and controversial book, “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” (1970) is here! If you’ve ever wondered why conservatives hate this novel, why fictional tween girls want their periods so badly, or how to make new friends in the suburbs (hint: dress cute and mind your own business), then this episode is for you.…
 
Representation matters, especially in children’s literature and stories that represent Native American people. In this episode, we focus on Heartdrum, an imprint about stories by Native American creators who publish stories with an emphasis on the present and future of Indian Country, and on the strength of young Native American heroes. Author-cura…
 
A parent describes the past year as “brutal” and lists a series of traumatic life events. “I am not okay,” she admits, saying she doesn’t have the energy to remain unruffled when dealing with her kids and feels that she is failing them. While this mom is taking all the right steps to restore herself and find balance in her life, she wonders if Jane…
 
On this week's Stack podcast: X-Corp #1 Marvel Written by Tini Howard Art by Alberto Foche Time Before Time #1 Image Comics Written by Declan Shalvey and Rory McConville Art by Joe Palmer Wonder Woman #722 DC Comics Written by Becky Cloonan and Michael W. Conrad Art by Travis Moore Giant-Size Amazing Spider-Man: King’s Ransom #1 Marvel Written by N…
 
Raising five kids during the internet era, everyone is dying to know what my thoughts on video games are! How many hours, how many minutes, how many days? Are they too violent? Is it okay if they love Minecraft? Will they lose all motivation to work? Let’s discuss all this and more! Ash Brandin (they/them) is a middle school teacher from Golden, Co…
 
Anna and Annie discuss the 2021 International Booker Prize Shortlist. Our book of the week is Mrs Death Misses Death by Salena Godden. This debut novel by one of Britain's best loved poets reimagines Death as a working-class woman who is a muse for Wolf, a troubled writer. Praised as 'fantastically imaginative' (Idris Elba), it's part novel, part e…
 
It's the second to last new episode of The Wylderwood: Book 2! Will Nezzy, Harks, Lochlan, Wax, and Gothak prevail against the Okarr? You'll have to listen to find out! The final installment of The Wylderwood: Book 2 will be released on Tuesday, May 25. Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag …
 
In this episode Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD, FAAP, member of the executive committee of the AAP Section on Allergy and Immunology, explains changes to the guidance on food allergy prevention. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Hanna Barton, MS, about her research on medical device workarounds in the home…
 
When a very long year of doing business from home—in sweatshirts and pajamas and slippers—is over, how much effort will people be willing to expend on dressing for the office? Richard Thompson Ford, a law professor and the author of “Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History,” tackles that question along with the New Yorker editor Henry Fin…
 
Author Dermot Turing discusses his book XYZ: The Real Story of How Enigma was Broken.December, 1932: In the bathroom of a Belgian hotel, a French spymaster photographs secret documents – operating instructions of the cipher machine, Enigma. A few weeks later a mathematician in Warsaw begins to decipher the coded communications of the Third Reich an…
 
Author Jan Stocklassa discusses his book The Man Who Played with Fire: Stieg Larsson's Lost Files and the Hunt for an Assassin.https://www.amazon.com/Man-Who-Played-Fire-Larssons-ebook/dp/B07NGKD6YL/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=jan+stocklassa&qid=1570730311&sr=8-1stocklassa.comBy William Ramsey Investigates
 
Andy Weir is the author of the best-selling novels ARTEMIS and THE MARTIAN, upon which the blockbuster Matt Damon film was based. In his latest novel PROJECT HAIL MARY, the protagonist is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission—and if he fails, humanity and the Earth itself will perish. Except that right now, he can’t even remember hi…
 
What is the heroine's journey and how can it help you write a story that readers will love? Gail Carriger shares her writing tips in this interview. In the intro, publishing house mergers [Agent Kristin Nelson]; KDP Print in Australia; Bookwire announces a new NFT marketplace for the publishing and creator industry [Publishing Perspectives]. Plus, …
 
Episode Notes What do you do when wanda over at the 'From Words to Ideas" podcast gives you a story that is impossibly sad, and the turds at the 'Ladies Fright' Podcast make fun of the way you talk? You hold back the tears. You never show them your feelings. Go on, read it for yourself:https://bookshop.org/books?affiliate=12554&keywords=the+little+…
 
READ THE TRANSCRIPT | BUY THE BOOK May is Jewish American Heritage Month and Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. We celebrate both on The Book of Life by talking to Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang, co-authors of This Is Just a Test and Not Your All-American Girl, a pair of middle grade novels set in the 1980's that feature a Jewish Ch…
 
Your Hosts: Mary Robinette Kowal, James L. Sutter, Dan Wells, Cassandra Khaw, and Howard TaylerFor the next eight episodes we'll be talking about roleplaying games, and how that medium relates to writers, writing, career opportunities, and more. We're led by James L. Sutter and Cassandra Khaw on this particular quest.In this episode we lay some gro…
 
We are back with a look at an old favorite: The Pet Show! That’s right, we’re taking a look at “The Berenstain Bears’ Really Big Pet Show” a reworking of “The Berenstain Bears’ Pet Show” from waaaaaaay back in the day. It’s essentially the same story with a long preamble about the origins of the … Continue reading "Episode 294 – Really Big Pet Show…
 
After a year of battling COVID-19, parts of the United States are celebrating a gradual turn toward normalcy, but the pandemic isn’t over—and it may never be over, exactly. Atul Gawande tells David Remnick that a hard core of vaccine resisters, along with reservoirs of the virus in domestic animals, may make herd immunity elusive. Rather, he says, …
 
FOUR WAYS TO LEARN TO LOVE NONFICTION Many writers view nonfiction as less: less creative than fiction, less fun than fiction, less interesting to kids than fiction, and definitely something they want to do less often. Some will accept the possibility of writing a little nonfiction to break into publishing, but do not like the idea of doing it stea…
 
This week we join Co-hosts Lindsay and Marshall of Tumble the science podcast for kids. Tumble starts with questions from kids and then explores stories of science and discovery. In this episode the three year old daughter of a plant biologist asks... Do trees fart? Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, …
 
Artificial Intelligence is already part of our lives in the tools and services we use every day. As AI development accelerates, how can authors and small businesses use it as leverage to expand income and opportunities? Ash Fontana gives some ideas in this interview on The AI-First Company. In the intro, How GPT-3 is quietly ushering in the A.I. re…
 
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