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Candlewick Press Presents is a new podcast about the storytellers behind your favorite children’s books!

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Candlewick Press Presents is a new podcast about the storytellers behind your favorite children’s books!

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25 Ratings
Average Ratings
25
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Podcast with Kaye DiCamillo

By TeachOhio5 - Mar 09 2019
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The podcast was so great. Kate is my favorite author, and I loved listening to her share about her life and her writing. I am reading Because of Winn-Dixie to my third graders right now. I plan to play parts of the podcast to them. It was so well done.

!!!

By LenneyM - Jun 21 2017
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This is a great podcast! I look forward to listening to future episodes!

iTunes Ratings

25 Ratings
Average Ratings
25
0
0
0
0

Podcast with Kaye DiCamillo

By TeachOhio5 - Mar 09 2019
Read more
The podcast was so great. Kate is my favorite author, and I loved listening to her share about her life and her writing. I am reading Because of Winn-Dixie to my third graders right now. I plan to play parts of the podcast to them. It was so well done.

!!!

By LenneyM - Jun 21 2017
Read more
This is a great podcast! I look forward to listening to future episodes!
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Candlewick Press Presents

Latest release on Mar 07, 2019

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Candlewick Press Presents is a new podcast about the storytellers behind your favorite children’s books!

Rank #1: Candlewick Press Presents: Annette LeBlanc Cate

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Annette LeBlanc Cate, author and illustrator of The Magic Rabbit and Look Up!, talks to Candlewick Press about what it was like to work on an award-winning cartoon on Comedy Central and her fascination with birds, and she practices her seagull impression. She also almost aces our birdcall quiz.

Aug 10 2017

43mins

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Rank #2: Candlewick Press Presents: Aaron Becker

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Aaron Becker, award-winning author and illustrator of the wordless picture books Journey, Quest, and Return, talks to Candlewick Press about destiny, Star Wars, the Caldecott Medal, and finding inspiration in the works of Chris Van Allsburg. Journey into Aaron Becker’s world of childlike wonder to find out why he tells stories.

Jun 22 2017

39mins

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Rank #3: Candlewick Press Presents: Lesléa Newman

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Lesléa Newman, author of October Mourning, Heather Has Two Mommies, and Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed, talks to Candlewick Press about being the author of one of the most challenged books of the 1990s and her role as an author and activist. She also talks about her hitchhiking days and her deep appreciation for cats.

Jun 15 2017

35mins

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Rank #4: Candlewick Press Presents: Scott Magoon

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Scott Magoon, illustrator of Big Mean Mike, talks to Candlewick Press about his days as a Candlewick employee, the time M. T. Anderson complimented him on his work, and Bigfoot! He also serenades us with a song from the musical Pal Joey.

Aug 17 2017

40mins

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Rank #5: Candlewick Press Presents: Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant

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Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant, co-editors of Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories and Monstrous Affections, talk to Candlewick Press about how (not) to apply for a bookstore job and working with fellow author M. T. Anderson. They also give readers the scoop on the most epic New Year’s Eve party a book-lover could ever attend.

Jul 20 2017

47mins

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Rank #6: Candlewick Press Presents: Ethan Murrow & Vita Murrow

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Ethan Murrow and Vita Murrow, the author/illustrator team behind The Whale, talk to Candlewick Press about playing together, creating together, and applying their talents to the world of picture book art. They also share their love story and talk about their childhoods. Oh, and there are strange farm sounds.

Aug 03 2017

46mins

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Rank #7: Candlewick Press Presents: Annie Cardi

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Annie Cardi, author of The Chance You Won’t Return, talks to Candlewick Press about the literary value of YA books, her time as a Candlewick intern, and the importance of social media. Annie also opens up about the sea captain who has been squatting in the home she shares with her husband.

Jul 27 2017

28mins

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Rank #8: Candlewick Press Presents: Martin W. Sandler

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Martin W. Sandler, author of The Impossible Rescue, Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation, and The Whydah, talks to Candlewick Press about why he believes nonfiction is more exciting than fiction. He also tells of uncovering the truth about pirates and shares the story behind his 1954 invention of chocolate bread pudding.

Jul 06 2017

35mins

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Rank #9: Candlewick Press Presents: Jannie Ho

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Jannie Ho, illustrator of the Violet Rose activity books series, the Tiny Tab Books, and the forthcoming Halloween ABC board book, talks to Candlewick Press about what it’s like to work with our London-based imprint Nosy Crow. She also chats about farts and her love of food . . . but not simultaneously. If you’re wondering about how Jannie Ho came to be known as the Chicken Girl, this is your chance to find out!

Jul 13 2017

32mins

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Rank #10: Candlewick Press Presents: Ekua Holmes

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Ekua Holmes, illustrator of Voice of Freedom and Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets, talks to Candlewick Press about the power of positivity, creating art as a child, and the hoarding, hunting, and gathering process of collage-making. She also shares her fangirl moment with renowned children’s book illustrator Jerry Pinkney.

Jun 29 2017

33mins

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Candlewick Press Presents: Kate DiCamillo

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Kate DiCamillo, author of Louisiana’s Way Home, the Mercy Watson series, The Tale of Despereaux, Because of Winn-Dixie, and more, talks to Candlewick Press about her relentless pursuit to become a writer, rejection, the Newbery Medal (twice!), and the raccoon that hangs out above her bedroom skylight.

Mar 07 2019

43mins

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Candlewick Press Presents: Meg Medina

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Meg Medina, author of Merci Suárez Changes Gears, Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, Burn Baby Burn, and Mango, Abuela, and Me, talks to Candlewick Press about family, storytelling, her childhood and teen years, and the importance of making space in her life for writing.

Oct 11 2018

43mins

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Candlewick Press Presents: Megan McDonald

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Megan McDonald, author of the wildly popular, award-winning, best-selling Judy Moody series, talks to Candlewick Press about the importance of storytelling in her own family and how she created the world’s feistiest third-grader (and her brother, Stink). Megan also gives readers the scoop on her career history, recounting her time as a journalist, spy, superhero, and park ranger.

Jul 26 2018

56mins

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Candlewick Press Presents: M.T. Anderson

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This episode contains material that might be inappropriate for younger listeners; discretion is advised. M. T. Anderson, author of Thirsty, Feed, The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party, and Yvain: The Knight of the Lion, tells Candlewick Press all about his early life as a fast-food employee and as a Candlewick intern. He also talks about banned books and shows off his singing skills (without laughing too much).

Aug 31 2017

44mins

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Candlewick Press Presents: Teresa Flavin

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Teresa Flavin, author of The Blackhope Enigma, The Crimson Shard, and The Shadow Lantern, talks to Candlewick Press about what painting she would live in if given the opportunity and the first story she remembers writing as a child (a murder mystery called “The Broom Closet Murder”), and she tells a ghost story!

Aug 24 2017

34mins

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Candlewick Press Presents: Scott Magoon

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Scott Magoon, illustrator of Big Mean Mike, talks to Candlewick Press about his days as a Candlewick employee, the time M. T. Anderson complimented him on his work, and Bigfoot! He also serenades us with a song from the musical Pal Joey.

Aug 17 2017

40mins

Play

Candlewick Press Presents: Annette LeBlanc Cate

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Annette LeBlanc Cate, author and illustrator of The Magic Rabbit and Look Up!, talks to Candlewick Press about what it was like to work on an award-winning cartoon on Comedy Central and her fascination with birds, and she practices her seagull impression. She also almost aces our birdcall quiz.

Aug 10 2017

43mins

Play

Candlewick Press Presents: Ethan Murrow & Vita Murrow

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Ethan Murrow and Vita Murrow, the author/illustrator team behind The Whale, talk to Candlewick Press about playing together, creating together, and applying their talents to the world of picture book art. They also share their love story and talk about their childhoods. Oh, and there are strange farm sounds.

Aug 03 2017

46mins

Play

Candlewick Press Presents: Annie Cardi

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Annie Cardi, author of The Chance You Won’t Return, talks to Candlewick Press about the literary value of YA books, her time as a Candlewick intern, and the importance of social media. Annie also opens up about the sea captain who has been squatting in the home she shares with her husband.

Jul 27 2017

28mins

Play

Candlewick Press Presents: Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant

Podcast cover
Read more

Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant, co-editors of Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories and Monstrous Affections, talk to Candlewick Press about how (not) to apply for a bookstore job and working with fellow author M. T. Anderson. They also give readers the scoop on the most epic New Year’s Eve party a book-lover could ever attend.

Jul 20 2017

47mins

Play

Candlewick Press Presents: Jannie Ho

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Jannie Ho, illustrator of the Violet Rose activity books series, the Tiny Tab Books, and the forthcoming Halloween ABC board book, talks to Candlewick Press about what it’s like to work with our London-based imprint Nosy Crow. She also chats about farts and her love of food . . . but not simultaneously. If you’re wondering about how Jannie Ho came to be known as the Chicken Girl, this is your chance to find out!

Jul 13 2017

32mins

Play

Candlewick Press Presents: Martin W. Sandler

Podcast cover
Read more

Martin W. Sandler, author of The Impossible Rescue, Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation, and The Whydah, talks to Candlewick Press about why he believes nonfiction is more exciting than fiction. He also tells of uncovering the truth about pirates and shares the story behind his 1954 invention of chocolate bread pudding.

Jul 06 2017

35mins

Play

Candlewick Press Presents: Ekua Holmes

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Ekua Holmes, illustrator of Voice of Freedom and Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets, talks to Candlewick Press about the power of positivity, creating art as a child, and the hoarding, hunting, and gathering process of collage-making. She also shares her fangirl moment with renowned children’s book illustrator Jerry Pinkney.

Jun 29 2017

33mins

Play

Candlewick Press Presents: Aaron Becker

Podcast cover
Read more

Aaron Becker, award-winning author and illustrator of the wordless picture books Journey, Quest, and Return, talks to Candlewick Press about destiny, Star Wars, the Caldecott Medal, and finding inspiration in the works of Chris Van Allsburg. Journey into Aaron Becker’s world of childlike wonder to find out why he tells stories.

Jun 22 2017

39mins

Play

Candlewick Press Presents: Lesléa Newman

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Lesléa Newman, author of October Mourning, Heather Has Two Mommies, and Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed, talks to Candlewick Press about being the author of one of the most challenged books of the 1990s and her role as an author and activist. She also talks about her hitchhiking days and her deep appreciation for cats.

Jun 15 2017

35mins

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Candlewick Press Presents: Matt Tavares

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Matt Tavares, author and illustrator of Becoming Babe Ruth, Growing Up Pedro, Crossing Niagara, and the forthcoming Red and Lulu, talks to Candlewick Press about how he rediscovered his love of picture books during college, how he used fellow author M. T. Anderson as a picture book model, and the wildest thing he’s ever done as a Red Sox fan.

Jun 08 2017

24mins

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Preview: Candlewick Press Presents

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You already know the stories between the pages of your favorite children’s books, but do you know the stories behind them? Join Candlewick Press as we take you on a storytelling journey. Listen to the teaser episode of Candlewick Press Presents now!

May 18 2017

4mins

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iTunes Ratings

25 Ratings
Average Ratings
25
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Podcast with Kaye DiCamillo

By TeachOhio5 - Mar 09 2019
Read more
The podcast was so great. Kate is my favorite author, and I loved listening to her share about her life and her writing. I am reading Because of Winn-Dixie to my third graders right now. I plan to play parts of the podcast to them. It was so well done.

!!!

By LenneyM - Jun 21 2017
Read more
This is a great podcast! I look forward to listening to future episodes!