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Candlewick Press Presents is a new audio podcast about the storytellers behind your favorite children’s books! To celebrate Candlewick Press’s twenty-fifth anniversary, we sat down with local authors and illustrators of picture books, board books, and middle-grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction to discuss their journeys into the world of children’s publishing.


Jul 26, 2018

Megan McDonald, author of the wildly popular, award-winning, best-selling Judy Moody series, talks to Candlewick Press about the importance of storytelling in her own family and how she created the world’s feistiest third-grader (and her brother, Stink). Megan also gives readers the scoop on her career history,...


Additional show notes for our episode with author M.T. Anderson

Aug 31, 2017


Aug 31, 2017

This episode contains material that might be inappropriate for younger listeners; discretion is advised. M. T. Anderson, author of Thirsty, Feed, The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party, and Yvain: The Knight of the Lion, tells Candlewick Press all about his early...


Additional show notes for our episode with author Teresa Flavin

Aug 24, 2017

  1. In this Five Questions (Plus One) video, Teresa talks about “The Broom Closet Murder,” and she shares her personal ghost story.
  2. If Teresa could step into any painting, she would step into Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s At the Moulin Rouge.
  3. Teresa shares a photo of a stack of Blackhope Enigma drafts and talks about...