13 episodes

A podcast and Catholic-children’s-book-loving community that celebrates good books to nurture little souls!

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More about your host, author Theresa Kiser, at www.theresakiser.com

More about Catholic Kidlit and the Writers Club at www.catholickidlit.com

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All answers/opinions shared by the interviewees are their own and are for educational purposes only. Their answers/opinions may not reflect the opinions of Catholic Kidlit or Theresa Kiser. Catholic Kidlit or Theresa Kiser is not responsible and liable for anything shared by interviewees.

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Catholic Kidlit Theresa Kiser

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A podcast and Catholic-children’s-book-loving community that celebrates good books to nurture little souls!

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More about your host, author Theresa Kiser, at www.theresakiser.com

More about Catholic Kidlit and the Writers Club at www.catholickidlit.com

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All answers/opinions shared by the interviewees are their own and are for educational purposes only. Their answers/opinions may not reflect the opinions of Catholic Kidlit or Theresa Kiser. Catholic Kidlit or Theresa Kiser is not responsible and liable for anything shared by interviewees.

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    History Where Grace Meets Nature with Author Phillip Campbell

    History Where Grace Meets Nature with Author Phillip Campbell

    In today's episode, I speak with author Phillip Campbell about his dramatized historical narratives. You'll hear about:

    How to get a free Arthur the Clumsy Altar Server coloring page PDF Why good children's literature is for adults too! The difference between biography and dramatized narrative Why telling the saints' stories should look different today than eighty years ago How ambitious projects begin with a single step The two pitfalls of saint biographies The background story behind a well-known Catholic history "spine" text The inspiration behind a new book about a French saint And more!
    Then, join us in the Catholic Kidlit Writers Club to hear more!

    How Phillip Campbell made the leap to writing full-time from his kitchen table Organizing your writing day Tackling ambitious projects Preventing writing burn-out The importance of connecting with other writers And more! It's all here, and more, at the Catholic Kidlit Writers Club, on Patreon.
    Find more resources and book info at www.theresakiser.com.

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    The best way to support the Catholic kidlit creator you heard from today is to buy their books, leave reviews, and spread the word on social media and in person.
    If you want to write meaningful children's books with a Catholic heart, check out the Catholic Kidlit Writers Club at Patreon.com/CatholicKidlit. 
    For picture book coaching and critiques, see theresakiser.com
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    This is a podcast and Catholic-children’s-book-loving community that celebrates good books to nurture little souls!
    All answers/opinions shared by the interviewees are their own and are for educational purposes only. Their answers/opinions may not reflect the opinions of Catholic Kidlit or Theresa Kiser. Catholic Kidlit or Theresa Kiser is not responsible and liable for anything shared by interviewees. Interviews may be edited for clarity and time.
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    More about your host, author Theresa Kiser, at www.theresakiser.com
     
    More about Catholic Kidlit and the Writers Club at www.catholickidlit.com

    • 20 min
    Curating Your Catholic Children's Book Library at Home

    Curating Your Catholic Children's Book Library at Home

    In today's episode, I geek out about curating your own Catholic kidlit library at home! You'll hear about:
    The fun of curating a Catholic children's book shelf at home 3 free sources of Catholic children's books How to organize your kidlit wishlist Mega list of Catholic curricula and publishers A Catholic Charlotte Mason approach: Mater Amabilis Catholic Montessori approach: Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Where to find booklists And more! Find more resources and book info at www.theresakiser.com.
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    The best way to support the Catholic kidlit creator you heard from today is to buy their books, leave reviews, and spread the word on social media and in person.
    If you want to write meaningful children's books with a Catholic heart, check out the Catholic Kidlit Writers Club at Patreon.com/CatholicKidlit. 
    For picture book coaching and critiques, see theresakiser.com
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    This is a podcast and Catholic-children’s-book-loving community that celebrates good books to nurture little souls!
     
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    More about your host, author Theresa Kiser, at www.theresakiser.com
     
    More about Catholic Kidlit and the Writers Club at www.catholickidlit.com

    • 15 min
    33-Day Marian Consecration for Young Kids with Author Colleen Pressprich

    33-Day Marian Consecration for Young Kids with Author Colleen Pressprich

    In today's episode, I speak with author Colleen Pressprich. You'll hear about:
    Arthur the Clumsy Altar Server's #bookbirthday! How to support Catholic publishers The amazing impact of your pre-orders What is a Marian consecration? Organizing a Marian consecration with preschoolers Various cultures' images of Our Lady What Our Lady's favorite food might be (caviar? salmon?) The active, NOT passive women who shaped our theology A giveaway of The Women Doctors of the Church And more! Enter the giveaway here: http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/90f1334e12/?
     
    Find more resources and book info at www.theresakiser.com.
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    The best way to support the Catholic kidlit creator you heard from today is to buy their books, leave reviews, and spread the word on social media and in person.
    If you want to write meaningful children's books with a Catholic heart, check out the Catholic Kidlit Writers Club at Patreon.com/CatholicKidlit. 
    For picture book coaching and critiques, see theresakiser.com
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    This is a podcast and Catholic-children’s-book-loving community that celebrates good books to nurture little souls!
     
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    More about your host, author Theresa Kiser, at www.theresakiser.com
     
    More about Catholic Kidlit and the Writers Club at www.catholickidlit.com

    • 21 min
    Historical Fiction (and Marian Apparition!) with Author Theoni Bell

    Historical Fiction (and Marian Apparition!) with Author Theoni Bell

    In today's episode, I speak with author Theoni Bell. You'll hear about:

    Illustration update for Seven Gifts of Baptism Now available for pre-order: Arthur the Clumsy Altar Server Editing update for my first book for Catholic adults! The story of a Marian apparition in Wisconsin Doubt as a struggle for those who have seen Our Lady Meaning of Our Lady of Good Help A giveaway of The Woman in the Trees And more! Enter the giveaway here: http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/90f1334e11/

    Read the transcript and find more resources and book info at www.theresakiser.com.
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    The best way to support the Catholic kidlit creator you heard from today is to buy their books, leave reviews, and spread the word on social media and in person.
    If you want to write meaningful children's books with a Catholic heart, check out the Catholic Kidlit Writers Club at Patreon.com/CatholicKidlit. 
    For picture book coaching and critiques, see theresakiser.com
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    This is a podcast and Catholic-children’s-book-loving community that celebrates good books to nurture little souls!
     
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    More about your host, author Theresa Kiser, at www.theresakiser.com
     
    More about Catholic Kidlit and the Writers Club at www.catholickidlit.com
     
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    All answers/opinions shared by the interviewees are their own and are for educational purposes only. Their answers/opinions may not reflect the opinions of Catholic Kidlit or Theresa Kiser. Catholic Kidlit or Theresa Kiser is not responsible and liable for anything shared by interviewees.
     
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    • 19 min
    Board Book Saint Biographies with Author Cassie Herrington

    Board Book Saint Biographies with Author Cassie Herrington

    In today's episode, I speak with author Cassie Herrington. You'll hear about:
    Now available for pre-order: Arthur the Clumsy Altar Server (A Book about Serving God) Why pre-orders matter How saint stories can nourish the souls of the littlest children Celebrating liturgical feasts How respecting children's freedom shares God's love A giveaway of the Little Saint Stories board book: John Paul II And more! Read the transcript and find more resources and book info at www.theresakiser.com.

    The best way to support the Catholic kidlit creator you heard from today is to buy their books, leave reviews, and spread the word on social media and in person.
    If you want to write meaningful children's books with a Catholic heart, check out the Catholic Kidlit Writers Club at Patreon.com/CatholicKidlit. 
    For picture book coaching and critiques, see theresakiser.com

    • 19 min
    Non-Didactic Chastity in Teen Fiction with Author Carolyn Astfalk

    Non-Didactic Chastity in Teen Fiction with Author Carolyn Astfalk

    In today's episode, I speak with author Carolyn Astfalk. You'll hear about:

    Congratulations to Ariana, our Liturgical Colors giveaway winner Ending of Season 1 of the Catholic Kidlit Podcast - Thanks for joining me! Book launch updates for Arthur the Clumsy Altar Server and Seven Gifts of Baptism Just a little longer to join the CKWC for 2022 How the true story of lost treasure in Pennsylvania inspired a teen romance author How Catholic themes of chastity tie in with lost treasure How fiction creates a launching pad for important conversation and big choices A giveaway of the Catholic teen anthology, Treasures: Invisible and Invisible And more!
    The best way to support the Catholic kidlit creator you heard from today is to buy their books, leave reviews, and spread the word on social media and in person.
    If you want to write meaningful children's books with a Catholic heart, check out the Catholic Kidlit Writers Club at CatholicKidlit.com. 
    For picture book coaching and critiques, see theresakiser.com/editorial-services

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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So creative, loving, warm, genuine, thoughtful, uplifting. Love everything about tis author/speaker. Looking forward to the next podcast.

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What a fantastic and much needed idea! I am excited to see where the podcast goes. The topic of childrens literature is well worth a podcast, especially linking it to how to connect through love and faith.

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