Join the Picture Bookstagang where we discuss a variety of topics related to Picture Books. @Inclusivestorytime @thetinyactivists and @readwithriver each bring their own backgrounds, perspectives, and strong opinions to this table to pick apart picture books they love, hate, or just find interesting. We also dig deep into issues of, diversity in children's books, early literacy, publishing, using picture books for social justice and, much more.
Season 2 Episode 6: Hena Khan
Picture Bookstagang Podcast: Picture Books and Justice Show Notes PB&J Hena Khan Interview https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ PB&J: Interview with Hena Khan & Guest host Rabia Khokar Episode summary: Corrie and Rabia chat with author Hena Khan about her inspiration, experiences, and thoughts on her groundbreaking body of work as a Muslim picturebook and middle grade author. Topics… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 6: Hena Khan
Season 2 Episode 5 : “Incidental LGBTQ+ Representation in Picturebooks: A short history and a modern overview.”
Picture Bookstagang Podcast Show Notes of Season 2 Episode 5 “Incidental LGBTQ+ Representation in Picturebooks: A short history and a modern overview.” Episode summary: What is incidental representation why is it important and how does it relate to LGBTQ+ representation in picture books. Today we discuss a brief history of LGBTQ+ representation in picture books… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 5 : “Incidental LGBTQ+ Representation in Picturebooks: A short history and a modern overview.”
Season 2 Episode 4: The Aussies Best of 2021
Picture Bookstagang Podcast Show Notes https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ “Aussie Bookstagang BEST Picture Books of 2021” Episode summary: Lucy @lovefourreading Shannon @ohcreativeday and Kristen @artsplorers_au , members of the Australian Bookstagang get together to give us the rundown on the Aussie Best of 2021 Picturebook winners. Giving us insight into the trends, the values, and the greatest picturebook… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 4: The Aussies Best of 2021
Season 2 Episode 3: Bookstagang Best of 2021!
Picture Bookstagang Podcast Show Notes https://picturebookstagang.wordpress.com/ “Bookstagang BEST Picture Books of 2021” Episode summary: The third annual Bookstagang Best Picture Books of the year list is here! Each year a panel of picture book influencers come together to judge the best New release picture books and create a must have list! We have the rundown… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 3: Bookstagang Best of 2021!
Season 2 Episode 2: “Where Are All The Fat People In Picture Books?”
Episode 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
Season 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
Unique and thoughtful perspectives on children’s literature !
In the episode I’m listening to right now , the conversation pivoted from beautiful ways to communicate to children , to discussing the topic of representing marginalized voices in picture books . I am so grateful to have discovered these fresh , thoughtful perspectives on children’s literature and will absolutely be tuning in for future episodes . They are informative , interesting, and so far - have discussed books that have depth and meaning , alongside quality and aesthetically appealing illustrations /design . Thanks for creating this space Bookstagang !
Woohoo! Excited for this launch
I’m so excited to learn more about self publishing!
Looking forward to more insightful conversations!
Great chemistry between the three contributors here! Can’t wait for more episodes.