By Travis Jonker and Colby Sharp
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A narrative adventure. The Yarn takes listeners behind the scenes of children's literature, and lets them look at all the threads that must be weaved together to create a book.
||Clean#40 Duncan Tonatiuh - FUNNY BONES Unraveled||Author/illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh talks about hi…||2/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#39 Alvina Ling and Grace Lin||The story behind Grace Lin's dedication in her bo…||2/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#38 Minh Lê - LET ME FINISH! Unraveled||Author Minh Lê talks about his picture book Let M…||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#37 Deborah Freedman - SHY Unraveled||Author/illustrator Deborah Freedman talks about h…||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#36 Mo Willems - Elephant & Piggie: The Series||Author/illustrator Mo Willems talks about his Ele…||12/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#35 Jason Reynolds - GHOST Unraveled||Author Jason Reynolds talks about his book GHOST.||12/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#34 Javaka Steptoe - RADIANT CHILD Unraveled||Author/illustrator Javaka Steptoe talks about his…||11/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#33 Kate Beasley (S2 E4)||It's Season 2 of The Yarn, and we're focusing on …||11/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#32 Kate & Cassie Beasley (S2 E3)||It's Season 2 of The Yarn, and we're focusing on …||10/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#31 Grace Kendall (S2 E2)||It's Season 2 of The Yarn, and we're focusing on …||10/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#30 Kate Beasley and Jennifer Holm (S2 E1)||This is the first episode of Season 2, focusing o…||10/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#29 Alex Gino - GEORGE Unraveled||Author Alex Gino talks about the making of GEORGE.||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#28 Lauren Castillo - NANA IN THE CITY Unraveled||Author/illustrator Lauren Castillo talks about he…||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#27 Kate DiCamillo - Raymie Nightingale Unraveled (Pt. 2)||Colby and Travis interviewed Kate DiCamillo live …||8/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#26 Kate DiCamillo - Raymie Nightingale Unraveled (Pt. 1)||Recorded live in front of an audience at the 2016…||8/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#25 Dav Pilkey - Captain Underpants: The Series||Dan Pilkey talks about his series, Captain Underp…||7/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#24 Lynda Mullaly Hunt - ONE FOR THE MURPHYS Unraveled||Author Lynda Mullaly Hunt talks about her book ON…||7/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#23 Liesl Shurtliff - RED Unraveled||Author Liesel Shurtliff talks about her book RED.||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22 Patrick Ness - A Monster Calls Unraveled||Author Patrick Ness talks about his book A MONSTE…||5/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#21 Kelly Barnhill - The Witch's Boy Unraveled||Author Kelly Barnhill talks about her book THE WI…||5/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20 Maris Wicks - Human Body Theater Unraveled||Comics creator Maris Wicks talks about her book H…||5/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19 Chris Grabenstein - Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics Unraveled||Author Chris Grabenstein talks about his book MR.…||4/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18 Hervé Tullet - Press Here Unraveled||French book artist Hervé Tullet talks about his g…||4/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17 Lindsay Eagar - Hour of the Bees Unravelled||Debut author Lindsay Eagar talks about her book H…||3/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16 Salina Yoon - Be a Friend Unravelled||Author/illustrator Salina Yoon talks about her bo…||2/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15 Rebecca Stead - Goodbye Stranger Unravelled||Newbery Medal-winning author Rebecca Stead talks …||2/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14 Gary D. Schmidt - Orbiting Jupiter Unravelled (Pt. 2)||Author Gary D. Schmidt talks about his book Orbit…||2/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13 Gary D. Schmidt - Orbiting Jupiter Unravelled (Pt. 1)||Author Gary D. Schmidt talks about his book Orbit…||1/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12 Matt Tavares - Growing Up Pedro Unravelled||In this episode Matt Tavares shares when he got t…||12/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 Tracey Baptiste: The Jumbies Unravelled||Author Tracey Baptiste talks about her book The J…||12/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 Anne Ursu: The Real Boy Unravelled||Author Anne Ursu talks about her book The Real Bo…||12/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9 Fact or Fiction w/ Jennifer and Matthew Holm (S1 E9)||In this episode Jenni and Matt Holm talk about wh…||10/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 Jennifer And Matthew Holm (S1 E8)||In the final episode of the first season of The Y…||8/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 Matthew Holm (S1 E7)||In this episode Sunny Side Up illustrator Matthew…||8/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 Lark Pien (S1 E6)||In this episode Lark Pien shares her long road to…||8/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 David Saylor (S1 E5)||David Saylor founded the Graphix imprint for Scho…||8/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 Phil Falco (S1 E4)||Phil Falco is a book designer for Scholastic. In …||8/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 David Levithan (S1 E3)||David Levithan is an editor and best selling auth…||8/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 Raina Telgemeier (S1 E2)||Episode 2 features Raina Telgemeier, the face of …||8/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 Travis And Colby (S1 E1)||In this episode Colby and Travis kick off their n…||8/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
A Must Listen for Book Lovers
If you love to know all about the behind the scenes details that go into making a book, this is the podcast for you! It’s such a unique look at books for kids and I can’t wait to see which episodes will be next.
A DREAM for educators who love books!
The Yarn is so unique...so genuine. Colby and Travis are the perfect hosts to take us on a journey deep into the world of children's literature!
Awesome kid lit podcast!
Love love love this podcast. The interviews are interesting and entertaining and enlightening. My only wish is for a weekly, or even daily, podcast!
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