children's book

Marc Harshman
1:00 am
Fri October 17, 2014

West Virginia's poet laureate is coming to the area for 2 public appearances

Marc Harshman

Barbara Gray has a conversation with acclaimed children’s author and poet Marc Harshman, the poet laureate of West Virginia, about his upcoming public appearances at Thomas More College and Joseph Beth Booksellers in Crestview Hills.

"Otis and the Scarecrow"
1:00 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Loren Long adds another tale to his popular Otis series

Local author and illustrator Loren Long stops by to talk with Barbara Gray about the newest addition to his “Otis” series of children’s books, Otis and the Scarecrow.

"Your Red Shoes"
1:00 am
Fri September 5, 2014

The owners of the Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore talk about their new children's book

Dr. John Hutton & Leah Busch, owners of Madisonville’s Blue Manatee bookstore, have now written their own children’s book, Your Red Shoes, and they join Barbara Gray to talk about where the idea came from and how their collaboration works.

Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
6:30 am
Fri August 29, 2014

The NUMBERLYS - the new book from William Joyce, the man behind "Toy Story"


Note: This interview originally aired on July 18, 2014

  He created the conceptual characters for the Disney/Pixar's feature films Toy Story and A Bug's Life; he’'s an Academy and Emmy-award winner; and he has written and illustrated over fifty children's books. Now from William Joyce, co-founder of animation and visual effects studio MOONBOT Studios, comes The NUMBERLYS, 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. William Joyce talks about his work and latest book.

Nature Appreciation
1:00 am
Fri July 4, 2014

Local children's author Michele Wright talks about her four seasons series

The "Winter" book of the series

Local children’s author Michele Wright 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 Blewett, most of the photos illustrating these books are local scenes including the Cincinnati Zoo, Miami Whitewater Forest and more.