100 episodes

From the national organization Reach Out and Read comes a brand new podcast centered around the belief that children’s books build better brains, better family relationships, and happier, healthy children and societies. Join us as host Dr Dipesh Navsaria, a pediatrician with a children’s librarianship degree, dives into a wealth of varied early childhood health and literacy topics with expert guests examining the many facets of supporting the parent-child relationship as key to early success.

Reach Out and Read Reach Out and Read

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 49 Ratings

From the national organization Reach Out and Read comes a brand new podcast centered around the belief that children’s books build better brains, better family relationships, and happier, healthy children and societies. Join us as host Dr Dipesh Navsaria, a pediatrician with a children’s librarianship degree, dives into a wealth of varied early childhood health and literacy topics with expert guests examining the many facets of supporting the parent-child relationship as key to early success.

    Books Make Good Friends

    Books Make Good Friends

    "If you love a book, no doubt many other people love it, too. That shared love connects us and sparks that miraculous feeling of not being alone in the world." Jane Mount's illustrations of book spines, covers, beloved bookstores, fanciful libraries, and so much more, bring that world vividly to life and illustrate how, indeed, Books Make Good Friends.

    • 30 min
    Kate DiCamillo on Reading, Writing, and Reading Aloud

    Kate DiCamillo on Reading, Writing, and Reading Aloud

    Kate DiCamillo knows books. By far one of America's most successful children's writers (44 million books in print, translated into 41 languages), Kate joins us to talk about how reading – and reading aloud – has made her into the reader —and writer— she is today.  We also learn — improbably — about how even sardine tins can be speakers of truth.

    • 37 min
    Meeting Reach Out and Read's 'Book Czar'

    Meeting Reach Out and Read's 'Book Czar'

    Reach Out and Read has been working on a remarkable new strategy around a key element of what we do: books!  A strong approach is key to supporting our mission and as a sustainable part of how we work.  Angela Cunningham, Reach Out and Read's National Director of Books Strategy and Partnerships, joins us to talk about how we approach books, and what the future might hold.

    • 32 min
    Lullabies and Language

    Lullabies and Language

    Lullabies can not only help soothe a sleepy baby, they may also help them learn language.  Dr. Giovanni Di Liberto of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience at The University of Dublin, joins us to talk about his new study that challenges conventional understanding of early language acquisition in the infant brain.

    • 28 min
    Leo Lionni: Storyteller, Artist, Designer

    Leo Lionni: Storyteller, Artist, Designer

    Leo Lionni changed the picture book landscape with beloved titles such as Frederick, Swimmy, and A Color of His Own. But those books are just a small window into his extensive career as a graphic designer, painter, and a master of fine art.  Annie Lionni, Leo's granddaughter, and Leonard Marcus, a children's book historian, join us to talk about the life and art of Leo Lionni as shared in their new book "Leo Lionni: Storyteller, Artist, Designer."

    • 31 min
    Randolph Caldecott: The Artist Behind the Medal

    Randolph Caldecott: The Artist Behind the Medal

    You’ve likely heard of the Caldecott Medal. But how much do you know about Caldecott himself and his revolutionary work?  Barbara McClintock and Michelle Markel, illustrator and writer, respectively, of Tomfoolery! Randolph Caldecott and the Rambunctious Coming of Age of Children’s Books, join us to talk about Caldecott’s art as a turning point in the history of children’s books, and the enduring influence he’s had on picture books ever since.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
49 Ratings

49 Ratings

Newblogger23 ,

Informative and jam packed podcast

I love Reach out and read! So happy that they have joined in the podcast movement. Each episode is jam packed with incredible information related to pediatrics, literacy and child health. Every pediatrician and/or early child educator, parent and anyone interested in child health should take a listen!

bilburr ,

Wonderful discsussions with inspiring guests!

Great podcast for everyone who cares about children (i.e. all of us). Inspiring guests with great discussions!

Msdjh ,

So Interesting!

Looking forward to mor podcasts.

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