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June 6th, 2020 – Wendell Minor

Wendell Minor chats with Elana about his two newest books, working with Nikki Grimes, his work space, and his appreciation of the natural world and all the animals in it.

Wendell’s introductory video can be viewed here.

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May 30th, 2020 – Raul Colón

Raul Colón goes into detail about how he created his artistic style, allowing his imagination to run wild, and illustrating important stories of the Civil Rights Movement.

Raul’s introductory video can also be viewed here.

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May 23rd, 2020 – Philip Stead

Philip Stead discusses collaboration with his wife, illustrator Erin Stead, what it was like to win the Caldecott for A Sick Day for Amos McGee, and how to be still in an ever-changing world.

Philip and Erin’s introductory video can also be viewed here.

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May 16th, 2020 – Matthew Cordell

Matthew Cordell tell us all about his new book, Hello, Neighbor, the importance of Fred Rogers, how he left a career in design to focus on illustration, and the artists that inspired him to make that choice.

Matthew Cordell’s introductory video can be viewed here.

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May 9th, 2020 – Mark Teague

Mark Teague discusses his move from the west coast to New York, how he got his break as a children’s book illustrator, how he researches all the dinosaurs for the How Do Dinosaurs… books, and hints at a new book in the works.

View Mark’s introductory video here.

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May 5th, 2020 – Emily Arnold McCully

Emily Arnold McCully tells us about her career, inspirations, what it was like winning a Caldecott for Mirette on the High Wire, the importance of John Muir, and women who lead the way.

See Emily’s introductory video here.

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April 25th, 2020 – R.W. Alley

R.W. Alley invites us into his studio to discuss working on Paddington the Bear books, his relationship with Michael Bond, and whether or not he actually likes marmalade!

Bob’s introductory video can be found here.

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April 18th, 2020 – Barbara McClintock

Barbara McClintock takes us through her studio, shows her sketchbooks and delights us by taking us through her process to create her new book, Vroom! 

Barbara’s introductory video can be found here.

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