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Hbook Podcast 1.32 – Special Guest Betsy Bird

Podcast the 32nd in which Siân chats with blogger and librarian Betsy Bird about religion in books and publishing.

Books we talk about
Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph by Roxane Orgill and Francis Vallejo
Harry Potter, obvi
Miracle Man by John Hendrix
The Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz and Hatem Aly
Rebel Genius by Michael Dante DiMartino
Philip Pullman’s Dark Materials
The Dark Is Rising series by Susan Cooper
A Wrinkle in Time Quintet by Madeleine L’Engle
Duck Commander Devotions for Kids by Korie Robertson and Chrys Howard
The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy by Richard Michelson and Edel Rodriguez
I Am Spock / I Am Not Spock by Leonard Nimoy
The Diabolic by S. J. Kincaid
Animals of the Bible by Helen Dean Fish and Dorothy P. Lathrop
Prayer for a Child by Rachel Field and Elizabeth Orton Jones
Jonah and the Great Fish by Warwick Hutton

People we talk about
Brian Selznick
Marjorie Ingall
Leonard Nimoy’s Fascinating Life

Links

BGHB
Simon & Schuster Creates Imprint for Muslim-Themed Children’s Books
Cherubim from A Wind in the Door
BBC’s “The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe” HD
Eerdmans
Christian Children’s Literature in the Library: A Quick Accounting
Atheism stats

Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

Siân Gaetano is assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc. Follow her on Twitter @KidLitChick.

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