children's book http://wvxu.org en The NUMBERLYS - the new book from William Joyce, the man behind "Toy Story" http://wvxu.org/post/numberlys-new-book-william-joyce-man-behind-toy-story <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>He created the conceptual characters for the <strong>Disney/Pixar</strong>'s feature films <strong>Toy Story</strong> and <strong>A Bug's Life</strong>; he’'s an Academy and Emmy-award winner; and he has written and illustrated over fifty children's books. Now from <a href="http://www.williamjoyce.com/"><strong>William Joyce</strong></a>, co-founder of animation and visual effects studio <a href="http://moonbotstudios.com/the-numberlys/#.U629WaiwMT4"><strong>MOONBOT Studios</strong></a>, comes <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Numberlys-William-Joyce/dp/1442473436/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1405604992&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=numberlys"><strong>The</strong> <strong>NUMBERLYS</strong></a>, the tale of a time when there were only numbers - orderly, dull, numbers. Until the book’'s heroes get to work and create letters, 26 beautiful letters, that bring wondrous things to the world. <strong>William Joyce</strong> talks about his work and latest book.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:00:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 29307 at http://wvxu.org The NUMBERLYS - the new book from William Joyce, the man behind "Toy Story" Local children's author Michele Wright talks about her four seasons series http://wvxu.org/post/local-childrens-author-michele-wright-talks-about-her-four-seasons-series <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Local children’s author </span><a href="http://www.wrightdesignsbooks.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Michele Wright</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has created a series of four books based on the seasons in order to share the magic of nature with her young readers. As she tells our Kelly </span>Blewett<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, most of the photos illustrating these books are local scenes including the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Cincinnati Zoo</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami Whitewater Forest</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and more.</span></p><p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 05:00:15 +0000 Kelly Blewett 28497 at http://wvxu.org Local children's author Michele Wright talks about her four seasons series The noisiest alphabet your kids have ever read - R is for Robot http://wvxu.org/post/noisiest-alphabet-your-kids-have-ever-read-r-robot <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>C is for “Clang,” E is for “Eek,” and Y is for “Yoink” in the fun new book from author and bestselling illustrator <strong>Adam F. Watkins</strong>, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Robot-Alphabet-Adam-F-Watkins/dp/0843172371/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1403706687&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=r+is+for+robot"><strong>R IS FOR ROBOT: A Noisy Alphabet</strong></a>. The key word in the title of this alphabet book is noisy,” as a team of robots constructs each letter of the alphabet using cranes, pulleys, hammers and drills. The robots get the job done, but none too quietly - a fact that will delight young readers and lucky adults who get to read along with them. <a href="http://www.adamfwatkins.com/"><strong>Adam Watkins</strong></a> joins us to talk about his work and career.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:00:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 28442 at http://wvxu.org The noisiest alphabet your kids have ever read - R is for Robot "An Otis Christmas" from Cincinnati author/illustrator http://wvxu.org/post/otis-christmas-cincinnati-authorillustrator <p>Cincinnati’s <a href="http://www.lorenlong.com/"><strong>Loren Long</strong></a>, acclaimed author and illustrator, came by our studio to talk with Barbara Gray about <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Otis-Christmas-Loren-Long/dp/0399163956/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1386082895&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=an+otis+christmas"><strong>An Otis Christmas</strong></a>, the latest installment of his Otis series of children’s books.</p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 05:00:25 +0000 Barbara Gray 20593 at http://wvxu.org "An Otis Christmas" from Cincinnati author/illustrator A talk with the author of the "Madeline" book series http://wvxu.org/post/talk-author-madeline-book-series <p><strong>John Bemelmans Marciano</strong>, grandson of <strong>“Madeline”</strong> creator Ludwig Bemelmans and author of two new “Madeline” books, was in town recently and came by our studio for a conversation with Barbara Gray. He talks about how his grandfather came up with Madeline and reads an excerpt from his <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Madeline-House-Paris-Bemelmans-Marciano/dp/0670784850/ref=sr_1_10?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1384960203&amp;sr=1-10&amp;keywords=madeline"><strong>Madeline &amp; the Old House</strong> <strong>in Paris</strong></a> book.</p><p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 05:00:30 +0000 Barbara Gray 20052 at http://wvxu.org A talk with the author of the "Madeline" book series