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 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
Episode 12: Best Books of 2020!
Show 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
Show 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
Episode 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
“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
Episode 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
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.