Acclaimed Children's Author Buffy Silverman is on the #RWYK #Podcast to celebrate her new non fiction book "On A Snow Melting Day". We have a great time speaking with Buffy about ways to get our kids outside to experience nature. We also talk Pokemon!
Jared Woolf is on the #RWYK #Podcast to celebrate his new #MiddleGrade #Novel Sword of Merlin. Jared tells us about the new novel and how he finds time to write while being a dad to 7 kids ages 1 to 16!
Today we speak to Mindy Willens, the only person in Hollywood not looking to be on TV or in the movies. Mindy may not want to be on the Big Screen, but she does want kids to know that small actions lead to big changes in the life of another. A Hero Named Nikki was inspired by the real-life Nikki who definitely changed the world!
Sara Devine is on the #RWYK #Podcast to celebrate her debut picture book Jared's Last Carrot. Sara is the mom of two wonderful kids. She created Jarred's Last Carrot to share her love of food and friendship with kids all over the World..
Pamela C Rice loves to create beautiful pictures, with her paint brushes and her words. In her latest book we meet Dana, a young girl who loves to explore the ocean and ponds. Pam talks to us about Dana and about the choices she makes in creating her art.
We have spoken about bibliotherapy on past episodes of the podcast. Today we introduce you to an amazing woman who has taken that idea to the next level. Megan Emery Schadlich tells us about The Healing Library Project. The Healing Library is a series of kits designed to make a family's journey of healing following a trauma easier to navigate and personalize
Travel with us to the beautiful Village of Schaumburg, IL, just outside of Chicago, to experience our first recorded live episode of the podcast. You just never know who you will meet at Kids Expo! Listen as we speak with authors, educators, parents and some great kids about the power of reading together.
Shannon Anderson is an extraordinary teacher. We have been in her class, spoken with her kids, and we are proud to call Shannon one of our favorite teachers in the World. She returns to the podcast to tells us about her two new books for teachers, "Go Th Extar Smile" and "Be An Amazing Writing Teacher"
Our guest today is Patrick Arguin, creator of Tools Of The Heart. This is a powerful series of eight books that helps kids build confidence and self-esteem.
Bill Doyle loves to think outside the box. His escape this room series allows readers to have a new and different adventure every time they pick up his books! Bill invites readers to Doodle, decide, and demolish your way out of history. His new series is Choose Your Own Adventure meets I Survived meets doodling!
Sara Sherman is the driving force behind the successful Single Moms Ask Sara blog. She is on the #Podcast to encourage families to rethink the way we look at college.
Our dean of all things STEM & STEAM Jennifer Swanson is back to introduce us to SteamTeam 2020, a group of acclaimed STEAM authors who will be publishing new titles this year.
Amanda Lynch believes that all children can benefit from adding basic mindfulness skills to their wellness toolkit. Listen as she tells us how we can help our kids be more mindful
Speech Pathologist Jo Ann Gramlich is on the podcast to celebrate her empowering book Talk, Play and Read With Me Mommy. Jo Ann shares some great tips parents can use to help their kids develop language
Kirsten Brewer Gant is the mom of #triplets and a #PictureBook author. Today she celebrates The Matter of The May Mouse. She also reveals how she is able to write while being a mom of triplets. Andrea Scalzo Yi tells us about a great experiment we can do with our kids
Indie authors do not miss this episode of the Podcast. Stacy C Bauer is the author of Cami, Wyatt and Kindness too. This is a delightful story that inspires children how to be kind and compassionate to others. Stacy also shares many of the lessons she has learned as a self-published author.
Sharks don’t sleep. Or do they? Author/illustrator & educator Katie Hevey is on the #RWYK #Podcast to celebrate her debut #PictureBook Sharks Don’t Sleep. In this book we find out if sharks, whales, dolphins and other creatures sleep.
Tracey Hecht is on the #RWYK #Podcast to celebrate The Nocturnals. This delightful series celebrates the friendships between Tobin, a sweet pangolin, Bismark, a loud-mouthed sugar glider, and Dawn, a serious fox.
Get Ready for a Kerfuffle! Ed Ehlers returns to the show to celebrate Deer Oh Deer. This is the true story of how Max & Tucker, Australian Shepherd brothers, helped rescue a deer stranded in the woods of Northern Virginia in the spring of 2017. This is also the first time on the podcast that a guest uses the awesome word Kerfuffle.
What an amazing episode of the #RWYK #Podcast. Scholastic VP Pam Allyn is on the show to celebrate World Read Aloud Day. Pam tells us how we can use World Read Aloud Day to help support literacy all over the World