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      StoryMakers in the Kitchen with Jane Breskin Zalben

      StoryMakers in the Kitchen with Jane Breskin Zalben

      Date cakes and rugelach?! Yes, please! Join Jane Breskin Zalben for StoryMakers in the Kitchen with Rocco and Christine Whelan from iconic, Brooklyn Middle Eastern grocery, Sahadi's. You're in for a sweet treat as Jane takes us through a recipe from the back of her book, A MOON FOR MOE & MO, a Sydney Taylor Award honoree!   Read more »

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        StoryMakers with Jessica Dawn STAY AT HOME

        StoryMakers with Jessica Dawn STAY AT HOME

        People all over the world are having to stay at home because of COVID-19. On StoryMakers, author and illustrator, Jessica Dawn, shares her new book, STAY AT HOME, which looks at our many animal friends who stay in their home hibernating for weeks or months every year.   Read more »

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          StoryMakers with Roxie Munro DIVE IN

          StoryMakers with Roxie Munro DIVE IN

          Goggles? Check. Flippers? Check. Snorkle? Check. You are all ready to dive in with Rocco and nonfiction author and illustrator Roxie Munro for a chat about her new book, DIVE IN: SWIM WITH SEA CREATURES AT THEIR ACTUAL SIZE. OK, you might not really need diving equipment to watch StoryMakers, but you will learn lots of real facts about tropical sea creatures, life in a coral reef, AND how to draw a Rainbow Parrotfish!   Read more »

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            StoryMakers with Richard Fairgray BLACK SAND BEACH

            StoryMakers with Richard Fairgray BLACK SAND BEACH

            Beware! There are ghosts about in this episode of StoryMakers! Don't worry though, author/illustrator Richard Fairgray isn't scared -- in fact, he's delighted! Hear about Richard's new middle-grade graphic novel BLACK SAND BEACH: ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE LIGHT? and the childhood adventure with a real-life haunted lighthouse that inspired the book. Then, if you aren't too creeped out, learn how to draw a monster that will terrify your friends.   Read more »

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              StoryMakers with Malavika Kannan THE BOOKWEAVER’S DAUGHTER

              StoryMakers with Malavika Kannan THE BOOKWEAVER’S DAUGHTER

              Malavika Kannan is working to change the way readers think about teens both in fiction and in real life! She's an award-winning author of Own Voices YA Fantasy, a political activist, a student -- and she's on StoryMakers! Join Malavika and Rocco for a chat about Indian mythology, inspiring women of color authors, and get Malavika's advice to aspiring young writers.   Read more »

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                StoryMakers with Alva Sachs  ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GO!

                StoryMakers with Alva Sachs ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GO!

                On StoryMakers, step (or skate!) into the world of author and literacy advocate Alva Sachs.Whether you are hopping aboard the ship of THE PIRATE PRINCESS, catching a case of CIRCUS FEVER, or having a skate-boarding adventure in ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GO!, Rocco finds out that Alva's books are full of fun and magic mixed with real-life problem solving and emotions.   Read more »