Quarto Kids Cast
By The Quarto Group
Quarto Kids CastApr 06, 2021
Barry Timms, LOVE GROWS EVERYWHERE
Barry Timms, author of Love Grows Everywhere, shares the inspiration behind the story and invites readers to feel vulnerable as they connect to their own ever-expanding senses of love.
Learn more about Love Grows Everywhere and purchase your copy here.
Karyn Tripp, SCIENCE ART AND DRAWING GAMES FOR KIDS
In Science Art and Drawing Games for Kids, you’ll find an amazing collection of more than 35 hands-on art activities that make learning about science fun! Make science fun by listening to our chat with Science Art and Drawing Games for Kids author Karyn Tripp!
Learn more about Science Art and Drawing Games and purchase your copy here.
Visit Karyn Tripp online here.
Huw Lewis-Jones, CROC O'CLOCK
Stuff yourself full of literary hilarity with Huw Lewis-Jones, author of the delicious picture book Croc o'Clock! Have a listen as we talk to him about his funny debut book with Quarto!
Learn more about Croc o'Clock and purchase your copy here.
Heather Alexander, ONLY IN AMERICA
Travel with Heather Alexander around the United States with Only in America, a state-by-state compendium of weird laws, quirks, one-offs and unusual records only to be found in the wonderfully wacky US of A. Listen to our chat with Heather!
Learn more about Only in America and purchase your copy here.
Visit Heather Alexander online here.
Angela McAllister, A BEDTIME FULL OF STORIES
Angela McAllister stops by to talk about A Bedtime Full of Stories, the latest in the World Full of series! Look forward to bedtime with this richly illustrated treasury of 50 bedtime stories from around the world, each the perfect length to read aloud. Have a listen!
Learn more about A Bedtime Full of Stories and purchase your copy here.
Chella Quint, OWN YOUR PERIOD
Having a period is an incredible thing! Own Your Period author Chella Quint stops by to talk about celebrating what the body can do and how to provide young people with everything they need to be prepared… and empowered.
Learn more about Own Your Period and purchase your copy here.
Visit Chella Quint online here.
Claire Cock-Starkey, LORE OF THE WILD
Claire Cock-Starkey stops by the podcast to talk about Lore of the Wild, a treasure trove of superstitions, ancient wisdom, and enchanting folktales! Listen to Claire talk about how traditional nature folklore helps us understand nature from a new perspective!
Learn more about Lore of the Wild and purchase your copy here.
Visit Claire Cock-Starkey online here.
Flora Delargy, RESCUING TITANIC
Flora Delargy stops by to talk about her author-illustrator debut Rescuing Titanic! Flora reveals her personal connection to the story of the Carpathia and what she has coming up next in the Hidden Histories series.
Learn more about Rescuing Titanic and purchase your copy here.
Barbara Taylor, INSIDE ANIMALS
Barbara Taylor, author of Inside Animals, talks about paring down endless amounts of information into bite-sized pieces for readers and how she works hard to ensure that kids know nonfiction books don't have all the answers -- there's room in the future for kids to find answers, too!
Learn more about the Inside Animals and purchase your copy here.
Philip Bunting, THE WORLD'S MOST POINTLESS ANIMALS
Philip Bunting, author most recently of The World's Most Pointless Animals, talks about redefining the word "pointless" and how we can look more closely at existing species to see how animals have evolved over time to fit specific ecological niches.
Learn more about the The World's Most Pointless Animals and purchase your copy here.
Visit Philip Bunting online here.
Elizabeth Kiehner, GOOD GIRLS DON'T MAKE HISTORY
Good Girls Don’t Make History is an important graphic novel that amplifies the voices of female legends from 1840 to the present day, and today we got a chance to talk to one of the authors, Elizabeth Kiehner, about it! A powerful and important examination of some key figures in the ongoing fight for equality, Good Girls Don’t Make History’s accounts of bravery, perseverance and courage are truly inspiring for readers of any age.
Learn more about the Good Girls Don’t Make History and purchase your copy here.
Vita Murrow, TRUE STORIES OF ANIMAL HEROES
Vita Murrow joins us to talk about her new series True Stories of Animal Heroes, including Fluffles, Onyx, Talala, and Sterling. Listen to Vita share her creative process for capturing heartwarming stories about real-life animal heroes!
Learn more about the True Stories of Animal Heroes series and purchase your copies here.
Visit Vita Murrow online here.
Claire Alexander, A LITTLE BIT OF COURAGE
Author-illustrator Claire Alexander joins Quarto Kids Cast today to talk about the Ploofer series, comprised so far of A Little Bit Different and A Little Bit of Courage. Listen in as we talk to Claire about exploring big emotions with little kids.
Learn more about the Ploofer series and purchase your copies here.
Visit Claire Alexander online here.
Isabella Tree, WHEN WE WENT WILD
Best-selling author and rewilding pioneer Isabella Tree joins us to talk about her debut children's book When We Went Wild! When We Went Wild is a heartwarming, sustainably printed picture book about the benefits of letting nature take the lead, inspired by real-life rewilding projects.
Learn more about When We Went Wild and purchase your copy here.
Visit Isabella Tree online here.
Jane Wilsher, THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF UNBELIEVABLE FACTS
In our latest episode, Jane Wilsher, the author of The Encyclopedia of Unbelievable Facts, discusses her process for asking (and answering!) 500 perplexing questions you may never even have thought to ask and the research that goes into creating an engaging, jam-packed nonfiction book for kids.
Learn more about The Encyclopedia of Unbelievable Facts and purchase your copy here.
Jessie Ford & Sugar Snap Studio, ABC FOR ME
In today's episode of Quarto Kids Cast we talk to Jessie Ford, creator of Sugar Snap Studio, about not one but FIVE books! All of these books are from the ABC For Me series, which explores mindful concepts by pairing each letter of the alphabet with a word that promotes big dreams and healthy living.
Learn more about the ABC For Me series and purchase your copies here.
Visit Jessie Ford at Sugar Snap Studio online here.
In Conversation: Jenny Devenny & Charnaie Gordon, RACE CARS
In an extra special episode of Quarto Kids Cast, the author and the editor of Race Cars: A children's book about white privilege talk to each other about the importance of undoing bias and talking about racism and white privilege as early as possible with children. The debut author and illustrator, Jenny Devenny, is a LCSW and psychotherapist, and editor Charnaie Gordon is a Diversity and Inclusion Expert, an author, blogger, podcast host, and digital creator.
Learn more about Race Cars and purchase your copy here.
Visit Jenny Devenny online here.
Visit Charnaie Gordon online here.
Christine Van Zandt, A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNDERPANTS
We are thrilled to have Christine Van Zandt here to talk about A Brief History of Underpants! A Brief History of Underpants explores the evolution of fashion's most unmentionable garment. If there’s one thing most people have in common, it’s that we all wear some sort of underwear, but do you know the history of underwear?
Learn more about the A Brief History of Underpants and purchase your copy here.
Visit Christine Van Zandt online here.
Liz Lee Heinecke, BIOLOGY FOR KIDS
We are so excited to invite Liz Lee Heinecke back to the podcast to talk about her second book in The Kitchen Pantry Scientist series, Biology for Kids! This engaging guide offers a series of snapshots of 25 scientists famous for their work with biology, from ancient history through today, and Liz gives some insight into paring down all of the world's biologists and their experiments into a digestable (and doable!) book for kids.
Learn more about the The Kitchen Pantry Scientist series and purchase your copy of Biology for Kids here.
Visit Liz Lee Heinecke online here.
Catherine Barr & Steve Williams, The Story of Series
Today we're talking to two guests, both co-authors of The Story of Series. After five books, the most recent of which is The Story of Climate Change, Catherine Barr and Steve Williams pretty much have their process down to a science, and here they share their process of exploring all sorts of subjects and content for young readers.
Learn more about The Story of series and purchase your copy here.
Visit Catherine Barr and Steve Williams online here.
Abbey Williams, AN ABC OF FAMILIES
Abbey Williams, author of An ABC of Families, is today's guest, and she's here to talk about the power of board books to connect children and caregivers, especially when children can see themselves and their families represented.
Learn more about An ABC of Families and purchase your copy here.
Visit Abbey Williams on Instagram here.
Zoë Tucker, FRIENDS CHANGE THE WORLD
Today we're talking to Zoë Tucker, author of the new Friends Change the World series. The first two books, The Supremes and The Beatles published earlier this year, and with two more coming out this fall and more on the way, there is literally no subject off-limits when it comes to friendship!
Learn more about the Friends Change the World series and purchase your copy here.
Visit Zoë Tucker online here.
Emily Hawkins & Jessica Roux, A NATURAL HISTORY OF FAIRIES
Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG DREAMS
Aura Lewis and Evan Sargent, WE THE PEOPLE
Cerrie Burnell, I AM NOT A LABEL
Armchair Travel Panel
Travel around the world from the comfort of home with books from some star authors! Kate Siber, author of National Parks of the USA and the forthcoming 50 Adventures in the 50 States Gabrielle Balkan, author of The 50 States series Megan C Hayes, author of The Happiness Passport: A world tour of joyful living in 50 words and The Serenity Passport: A world tour of peaceful living in 30 words