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Candlewick Press Presents is a new audio podcast about the storytellers behind your favorite children’s books! To celebrate Candlewick Press’s twenty-fifth anniversary, we sat down with local authors and illustrators of picture books, board books, and middle-grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction to discuss their journeys into the world of children’s publishing.

Aug 17, 2017

Scott reads a passage from his book, Big Mean Mike, written by Michelle Knudsen.


Additional show notes for our episode with illustrator Scott Magoon

Aug 17, 2017

  1. In this Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast blog post, Scott talks about Duct Tape Man, a weekly comic strip that he created for his college newspaper.
  2. An aerial view of the territory Scott roamed as a child while in search of Bigfoot!
  3. Scott wins a Hot Men of Children’s Literature Award from Betsy Bird at...


Aug 17, 2017

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...


Additional show notes for our episode with author / illustrator Annette LeBlanc Cate

Aug 10, 2017


Aug 10, 2017

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...