Just One More Book!! » Interviews
By Mark Blevis and Andrea Ross
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Interviews with children's book authors, illustrators, publishers, editors, literacy experts, librarians, educators, and more.
||CleanThank you, Eva Ibbotson||We were saddened to learn about the death of incredible author Eva Ibbotson. We are dedicated fans of her books. In fact, her name comes up in our home almost daily. - As a result of Just One More Book!!, we had the privilege of interviewing Ms.||10/24/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Rukhsana Khan||It's no mystery that books are powerful. They teach us skills and history, and take us to places we've never been or that never existed. Many of the best books take us to a place inside of ourselves where we can connect with other stories and escape o..||9/29/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLove of Reading Gallery – Lily (age 6)||I've had the privilege of interviewing authors, illustrators and book people of all walks of life and spanning both ends of careers. Today, I break new ground for me as I interview a six year-old who's not my own daughter. -||9/25/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Shauntay Grant||While her book Up Home may be set in the one of Canada's most important black communities, author Shauntay Grant's story is universal. As noted in the jacket flap, the book celebrates growing up and remembering our roots. -||9/21/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLove of Reading Gallery – Isaac (age 10)||We opened our Love of Reading Gallery in July 2008 and invited all illustrators to submit original artwork that promotes a love of reading. Submissions spanned the globe including Venezuela and Romania and covered all age ranges. - On this edition,||9/17/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLove of Reading Gallery – Gracie (age 7)||We opened our Love of Reading Gallery in July 2008 and invited all illustrators to submit original artwork that promotes a love of reading. Submissions came from as far as Brazil, Vietnam and South Africa and covered all age ranges. - On this edition,||9/15/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLove of Reading Gallery – Aaron Zenz||As part of the second anniversary celebrations of the Just One More Book!! children's book podcast, we invited illustrators to submit artwork that promotes a love of reading. Now, well into our fourth year,||9/13/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLove of Reading Gallery – Patricia Storms||As we find ourselves soldiering into our fourth year of Just One More Book!!, we're still catching up on interviews with illustrators that contributed original work to our Love of Reading Gallery as part of our second anniversary celebrations. Yes,||9/7/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLove of Reading Gallery – Candace Trew Camling||As we find ourselves soldiering into our fourth year of Just One More Book!!, we remain in the process of catching up on interviews with illustrators that contributed original work to our Love of Reading Gallery -- part of our second anniversary celebr...||8/30/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Donalyn Miller||She can turn even the most reluctant -- or, in her words, dormant -- reader into a student who can't put their books down. With talent and passion like that, it's a benefit to children that she abandoned her career as an accountant to become a grade s..||8/23/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Crystal Beshara||There's a cosmic connection between farm animals and children. So, as long as there are farms, we'll have ample inspiration for children's books. - On this edition, Mark visits the Central Experimental Farm with Ottawa author and illustrator,||8/16/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Hugh Brewster||There are parts of being in this world that many parents want to shield their children from. War, with its toll on lives, communities and countries is one of those controversial topics for children's books that's either hotly debated or blatantly dism..||8/9/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Francesca Simon||Here's something unusual... there's a series of books, 17 strong, that have been growing in popularity in more than 24 countries since the first book came out in 1994. And, would you believe, these books are just now becoming available in the United S..||7/26/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Raul ColÃ³n||His art has graced the New York Times, Time Magazine, The New Yorker and the Wall Street Journal as well as record sleeves, theatre posters, annual reports and advertisements. His most important work, though,||7/19/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanExploring Jewish Books and Literacy Programs at AJL09||The 44th annual convention of the Association of Jewish Libraries took place July 5-9, 2009 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel. I was honoured this year to be part of the speaking program having been invited to talk about the role of social media in promot...||7/13/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLove of Reading Gallery – Helene Boudreau||As part of the second anniversary celebrations of the Just One More Book!! children's book podcast, we invited illustrators to submit artwork that promotes a love of reading. Now, as we head towards our third anniversary,||7/5/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanGlobe-Trotting Gastronomy: The King’s Taster||Author: Kenneth Oppel (on JOMB) Illustrators: Steve Johnson (on JOMB) & Lou Fancher (on JOMB) Published: 2009 Harper Collins (on JOMB) ISBN: 0060753722 - Dexterous textile, text and recipe clipping collage are the piÃ¨ce de résistance of this dele...||6/16/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLove of Reading Gallery – Daniele Rossi||You meet a lot of talented people in the podcast community. Daniele Rossi, illustrator and producer of the Stuttering is Cool podcast, is a perfect example. We became good friends after meeting at the Podcasters Across Borders conference in 2007 and .||6/14/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLove of Reading Gallery – Roberta Baird||As part of the second anniversary celebrations of the Just One More Book!! children's book podcast, we invited illustrators to submit artwork that promotes a love of reading. Now, as we head towards our third anniversary,||6/7/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLove of Reading Gallery – Katie Davis||As part of the second anniversary celebrations of the Just One More Book!! children's book podcast, we invited illustrators to submit artwork that promotes a love of reading. We are now catching on our series of short interviews with each of 51 contri||5/31/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanSheree Fitch on Awards, Writing and Movie Deals||In one of our very early interviews on Just One More Book!!, Sheree Fitch shared her thoughts on writing for children, the Theology of Nonsense and the power of poetry (A Conversation with Sheree Fitch). A few months ago she returned to talk about bri..||5/24/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanRock Stars of Reading part 19: Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple||Authors Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple (Jane's daughter) tell stories about the good writing genes in their family, growing up with Jane Yolen as a mother and how Jane and her late husband David Stemple inspired their three children (all now working in t...||5/7/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanRock Stars of Reading part 18: Mordicai Gerstein||Listen to author/illustrator Mordicai Gerstein tell Mark about his turbulent career, imagination and his idea that children's books as the perfect combination of film, theatre and drawing. - Books by Mordicai Gerstein that you may recognize... -||5/6/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanRock Stars of Reading part 17: Jane Dyer||Listen to Mark and illustrator Jane Dyer (on JOMB) talk about Jane's fine brushwork, painting movement and imagination, and her own masterpiece. - Books by Jane Dyer you may have seen... - MUSIC Theme: Woolly Mammoth by Robert Farrell (from S...||5/5/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
Must have for lovers of children's literature!
This is one of all time favorite podcasts. I am a retired reading teacher and love to keep up with all the incredible new children's books. Discussions are informal but thorough. The excitement for reading by the parents and the girls is contagious. Thanks for a great podcast!