5 episodes

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.

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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.

    Episode 5: “Why Are Big Topics Hidden By Animals in Kidlit?”

    Episode 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 Episode 5: “Why Are Big Topics Hidden By Animals in Kidlit?”

    • 37 min
    Episode 4: Early Literacy Routines at Home

    Episode 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 Episode 4: Early Literacy Routines at Home

    • 21 min
    How To Diversify Your Children's Bookshelf

    How To Diversify Your Children's Bookshelf

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

    • 37 min
    Judging A Book By It's cover

    Judging A Book By It's cover

    How do you choose which picture books you should buy?  Judging the cover of a picture book is actually a reasonable way to make purchasing decisions.  Most covers are designed to give you a good feel of the aesthetics, the ambiance, and type of story that you will find inside a picture book.  Will it… Continue reading Episode 2: Judging A Book By It’s Cover

    • 33 min
    An Introduction to the Picture Bookstagang

    An Introduction to the Picture Bookstagang

    An introduction to the Picture Bookstagang’s three hosts, Kelly a Canadian parent and book lover who runs @inclusivestorytime, Corrie an American academic and educator who runs @thetinyactivists, and Ale a Canadian parent and Primary school teacher who runs @readwithriver. The three friends discuss the world of Bookstagram, and their journey together within it.  They also… Continue reading Episode 1: Finding Kindred Spirits on Bookstagram, An Introduction to the Picture Bookstagang

    • 26 min

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Yana @content.beast.tamed ,

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Looking forward to more insightful conversations!

Great chemistry between the three contributors here! Can’t wait for more episodes.

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Great new podcast!

What a great new podcast to add to the list. Appreciate that conversations, and who doesn’t love chatting books!

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