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Thursday, July 09, 2015

William Joyce and Dan Santat

In a special episode devoted to children's literature, Academy Award winner William Joyce joins co-host Marrie Stone to discuss his latest children's book-cum-memoir, Billy's Booger.  He talks about rejection, perseverance, creativity, and his advice to young writers.  In the second half, Caldecott Medal winner Dan Santat joins to discuss his award-winning book, The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend.  He talks about the Caldecott process, inspiration, homage, and the balance of visuals against test in children's literature.

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(Broadcast date: June 24, 2015)

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