The KidLit Show
Love books? Then you've got a lot in common with 10-year-old host Olivia Van Ledtje. In each episode, Liv uncovers the magic of books through conversations with best-selling children's book authors, interviews with kids on the street, lists of favorite books and much more!
New York Times best-selling author Booki Vivat talks to Liv about creating her popular graphic novel series, Frazzled.
Hear how #KidsCanTeachUs as Liv interviews Cynthia Levinson, author of The Youngest Marcher. Sidney Keys III, founder of Books N Bros, shares his tips on how to start a book club.
Liv talks to Kate DiCamillo, two-time Newbery Medal winner and author of Because of Winn Dixie, to get the inside scoop on what it’s like to have her books turned into movies.
Adam Gidwitz, author of A Tale Dark and Grimm, talks to Liv about remaking the classic Grimm’s Fairy Tales. NFL player Martellus Bennett shares his tips on how to write fantastical adventures.
Sean Qualls and Selina Alko, illustrators fo Why Am I Me?, give Liv the big picture on how true life inspires art.
Practice makes perfect! Liv talks to Susan Verde, certified yoga instructor and author of I Am Peace and I Am Yoga, about the benefits of practicing mindfulness.
Liv feels the love while talking to Holly McGhee, author and literary agent, about her New York Times best-selling book Come With Me.
Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso, a writing team for the popular biographical Who Was? book series, share fun facts with Liv about some of their favorite famous and historical figures.
Liv and author Heather Lang take a deep dive into their shared love for sharks, and chat about the real life heroines in Heather’s biographies.
Peter Reynolds, author-illustrator of books such as The Dot, Happy Dreamer, and The Word Collector, discusses how his stories inspire readers of all ages.