Picture Bookstagang Podcast

Did you know Corrie hosts a podcast with two of her fellow Bookstagram friends?

The podcast digs deep into these magical little pieces of art known as picture books and have informed discussions about everything from how to diversify your bookshelf to digging into why we get so nostalgic about problematic books. We hope in the future to bring old and new concepts to the podcast like author and publishing industry interviews as well as some fun stuff like Librarian Fight Club!

You can download and listen to episodes of the podcast on your favorite podcast platform, or check out our website for transcripts, downloads related to the episodes, and to learn more about the hosts!

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Episode 5: “Why Are Big Topics Hidden By Animals in Kidlit?” Picture Bookstagang

Episode summary:  Parents and educators have always looked to books to begin discussions about delicate or difficult topics.  Often however, books that cover serious topics are watered down with anthropomorphic characters, such as guinea pigs illustrating Gay marriage.  In this episode, we discuss anthropomorphism in children’s literature, and the traditional tendency to hide big life… Continue reading Episode 5: “Why Are Big Topics Hidden By Animals in Kidlit?”
  1. Episode 5: “Why Are Big Topics Hidden By Animals in Kidlit?”
  2. Episode 4: Early Literacy Routines at Home
  3. Episode 3: How to Diversify your Children’s Book Collection
  4. Episode 2: Judging A Book By It’s Cover
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