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The Yarn

Travis Jonker and Colby Sharp

The Yarn takes listeners behind the scenes of children's literature. Each episode features an author or illustrator talking about how they create books for young readers.

Recent Episodes

#153 Amy Timberlake - EGG MARKS THE SPOT UnraveledNovember 25, 2021 Episode artwork #152 Betsy Bird - LONG ROAD TO THE CIRCUS UnraveledNovember 14, 2021 Episode artwork #151 Gary Paulsen Remembered with Editor Wesley AdamsOctober 31, 2021 Episode artwork #150 R.J. Palacio - PONY UnraveledOctober 10, 2021 Episode artwork #149 Erin & Philip Stead (Pt. II) AMOS MCGEE MISSES THE BUSSeptember 26, 2021 Episode artwork #148 Erin & Philip Stead (Pt. I) A SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEESeptember 13, 2021 Episode artwork #147 Sara Pennypacker - PAX, JOURNEY HOME UnraveledAugust 29, 2021 Episode artwork #146 Pernille Ripp - The Global Read AloudAugust 13, 2021 Episode artwork #145 Karyn Parsons - HOW HIGH THE MOON UnraveledJuly 22, 2021 Episode artwork #144 Jon Klassen - THE ROCK FROM THE SKY UnraveledJuly 14, 2021 Episode artwork #143 David LaRochelle & Mike Wohnoutka - SEE THE CAT Unraveled June 19, 2021 Episode artwork #142 Kate Messner - DR. FAUCI UnraveledJune 06, 2021 Episode artwork #141 Donalyn Miller - #BOOKADAYMay 29, 2021 Episode artwork #140 Jordan Scott & Sydney Smith - I TALK LIKE A RIVER UnraveledMay 08, 2021 Episode artwork #139 Jason Chin - WATERCRESS Unraveled (Pt. 2)April 30, 2021 Episode artwork #138 Andrea Wang - WATERCRESS Unraveled (Pt. 1)April 24, 2021 Episode artwork #137 Travis Jonker - BLUE FLOATS AWAY UnraveledMarch 31, 2021 Episode artwork #136 Rajani LaRocca - RED, WHITE, AND WHOLE UnraveledMarch 27, 2021 Episode artwork #135 Tae Keller - WHEN YOU TRAP A TIGER UnraveledFebruary 27, 2021 Episode artwork #134 Gary PaulsenFebruary 13, 2021 Episode artwork #133 Christina Soontornvat - ALL THIRTEEN UnraveledJanuary 26, 2021 Episode artwork #132 Colby & Travis - 2021 PreviewJanuary 23, 2021 Episode artwork #131 Colby & Travis - 2020 Year in ReviewDecember 30, 2020 Episode artwork #130 Mike Curato - FLAMER UnraveledDecember 13, 2020 Episode artwork #129 Christopher Paul Curtis - THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM Turns 25!November 25, 2020 Episode artwork