Just One More Book!!
By Mark Blevis and Andrea Ross
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A Podcast about the children's books we love and why we love them - recorded in our favourite coffee shop.
||CleanSelected chapter books we’ve read in the last year||After a 14-month hiatus, we dust off Just One More Book to participate in the Canadian National Day of Podcasting, a virtual event intended to bring stale shows out of retirement for one-day in a festival-like reunion of online content creators. -||11/30/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||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|
||CleanThe Warrior Theme||The day after Andrea was diagnosed with breast cancer, Mark sent a personal email to every one of the 220 interview guests of Just One More Book!! asking each if they would leave a voice message on our hotline sending good wishes to Andrea.||11/15/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanSoup du Jour: Unwavering Self-Worth Inside and Outside the Box||Today we look at a clump of four books about independent thinkers who, without fanfare or animosity, disregard the judgements of others and are simply happy being who they are. - Ingredients (books discussed): Odd Velvet The Recess Queen||10/1/2009||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|
||CleanA Capital Lament: The End of an Era||It's Poetry Friday and, since I've been pushed beyond my limits by members of the book industry's dark side, we present a poem I wrote back in the spring of 2005 to lament the loss of CBC Ottawa's much loved afternoon host, Brent Bambury. -||9/10/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanReach For the Stars: Bad News for Outlaws (The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal)||Author: Vaunda Micheaux Nelson Illustrator: R. Gregory Christie (on JOMB) Published: 2009 CarolRhoda Books (on JOMB) ISBN: 9780822567646 - This true tale of swindlers, slayers, smarts and skill will lasso listeners of all stripes. -||9/8/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
Great book reviews!
The hosts review books that they have used in their family. Mostly the reveiws are short and very specific. They go into detail about the art and language of the books. Sometimes they have user review shows where listeners call in with their own reviews of children's books. If you have small children or grandchildren and are looking for good books, this is a great podcast to help you find the right ones.
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