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Children's Book

Conversations: Philip C. Stead & Mathew Cordell, "Every Dog in the Neighborhood"

On this edition of Conversations, Philip C. Stead and Matthew Cordell join host Dan Skinner to talk about “Every Dog in the Neighborhood.” Stead is a Caldecott-winning author and Cordell is a Caldecott-Winning author and illustrator. This is the latest collaboration for the two who have produced several children's books together. 


Conversations: Gregory Maguire, "Cress Watercress"

On this edition of Conversations, Gregory Maguire talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest children’s book “Cress Watercress.” Maguire is the author of “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West,” which inspired the musical. His children's books include “What-the-Dickens,” and “Egg & Spoon.” 


Conversations: Crispin Boyer, "Zeus the Mighty - The Epic Escape from the Underworld"

On this edition of Conversations, Crispin Boyer talks with host Dan Skinner about the latest installment in the “Zeus the Mighty” series, this one is “Zeus the Mighty – The Epic Escape from the Underworld.” Boyer has written more than 20 books for National Geographic Kids, covering topics that young readers find fascinating, from bugs to boogers and sharks to cyborgs.


Conversations: Eva Chen, "I Am Golden"

On this edition of Conversations, Eva Chen talks with host Dan Skinner about "I Am Golden." Chen is a New York Times bestselling author of children’s books. When she is not writing books she works as the head of fashion partnerships at Instagram and her writing has appeared in ELLE, Vogue, Teen Vogue, Vogue China, the New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. 


Conversations: Philip Stead and Erin Stead, "Amos McGee Misses the Bus"

On this edition of Conversations, author Philip C. Stead and illustrator Erin E. Stead talk with host Dan Skinner about “Amos McGee Misses the Bus.” The Steads created the 2011 Caldecott Medal book, “A Sick Day for Amos McGee,” as well as “Bear Has a Story to Tell,” an E.B. White Honor Book. They also collaborated on “Lenny and Lucy,” and independently have written and illustrated numerous other books.


Conversations: Peter H. Reynolds, "Our Table"

On this edition of Conversations, Peter H. Reynolds talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest picture book, "Our Table." Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of many books for children, including “The Dot,” “I Am Human,” “Happy Dreamer,” “The Word Collector,” “Say Something!” and “Be You!”

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