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Link Du Jour: Authors and Illustrators for Your Ears

Are you aware of The Book Report with JJK?

Author-illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Lunch Lady) interviews a who’s who of prominent children’s literature folks. Yolen, dePaola, Carle, Pilkey – the list is long and star-studded.

I’ve seen plenty of mention of it, but never actually heard it. The show is on satellite radio, you see (Sirius XM’s Kids Place Live channel (ch. 78)), so I figured I was out of luck. But then I discovered that many of the episodes are available on Krosoczka’s website.

Pardon me while I put on my headphones and listen to the dulcet tones of Chris Van Allsburg…

Click here for episodes of The Book Report with JJK


About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Thanks for sharing!

  2. I’m a big fan of Jarrett’s! He is so funny and engaging!