New Podcast Alert: Mine!

It’s a little kooky to say, but as strange as it may sound I’ve jumped back into the podcast biz.  Years ago I created a little personal project in NYC that was fun but exhausting!  Today, I am pleased to announce that there’s a new children’s literature podcast in town.  Called Fuse 8 n’ Kate, […]

It’s a little kooky to say, but as strange as it may sound I’ve jumped back into the podcast biz.  Years ago I created a little personal project in NYC that was fun but exhausting!  Today, I am pleased to announce that there’s a new children’s literature podcast in town.  Called Fuse 8 n’ Kate, it stars me and my sister Kate.  Here’s a description of what the show consists of:

Two sisters, one in L.A. and one in NYC, both move to the Chicago area and start a podcast. The premise? Picture books and are they really that great? Join Kate and Fuse 8 (Betsy Bird) as they track down a picture book “classic” each episode and try to determine if it deserves to remain in the canon of children’s literature.

In creating the show I wanted to provide an alternative to the many wonderful interview-based children’s literature podcasts out there.  Kate and I will probably never interview anyone.  We’ll just talk about your favorite (and not so favorite) books instead. For our starter episode, we’re jumping right in with a thorough consideration of Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel, ill. Blair Lent.  Does it deserve to be called a classic?  Find out!

At the moment I’m still working on the logistics of getting this podcast up and running on iTunes.  In the meantime, enjoy our first episode through the link below.

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