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The Yarn

By 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.

  1. 1.
    #100 Colby and Travis - The Yarn Unraveled09/07/2019
    1:07:17
  2. 2.
    #99 Alicia D. Williams - Path to Publication, Part I: Book Deal and Social Media08/24/2019
    8:47
  3. 3.
    #98 Dan Santat - HAROLD & HOG: PRETEND FOR REAL Unraveled08/03/2019
    19:34
  4. 4.
    #97 Adam Gidwitz How Adam Gidwitz Went From Being A Bad Teacher to a Great Author07/27/2019
    23:28
  5. 5.
    #96 Meg Medina - MERCI SUÁREZ CHANGES GEARS Unraveled LIVE06/29/2019
    34:06
  6. 6.
    #95 Todd Parr - THE DON'T WORRY BOOK Unraveled06/14/2019
    23:58
  7. 7.
    #94 Jason Chin - GRAND CANYON Unraveled06/02/2019
    11:19
  8. 8.
    #93 Ashley Herring Blake - THE MIGHTY HEART OF SUNNY ST. JAMES Unraveled05/20/2019
    16:06
  1. 9.
    #92 Minh Lê - DRAWN TOGETHER Unraveled04/29/2019
    10:25
  2. 10.
    #91 Jess Keating - THE WORLD OF WEIRD ANIMALS: The Series04/21/2019
    11:17
  3. 11.
    #90 Molly Idle - PEARL Unraveled03/24/2019
    15:30
  4. 12.
    #89 Laurie Halse Anderson - SHOUT Unraveled03/17/2019
    16:19
  5. 13.
    #88 LeUyen Pham - THE ITCHY BOOK! Unraveled02/24/2019
    14:16
  6. 14.
    #87 Aisha Saeed - AMAL UNBOUND Unraveled02/13/2019
    9:09
  7. 15.
    #86 Ekua Holmes - THE STUFF OF STARS Unraveled01/28/2019
    11:31
  8. 16.
    #85 Jonathan Auxier - SWEEP Unraveled01/12/2019
    16:20
  9. 17.
    #84 Colby & Travis - 2018 Year In Review12/24/2018
    1:09:43
  10. 18.
    #83 Abby Hanlon - DORY FANTASMAGORY Unraveled12/16/2018
    15:11
  11. 19.
    #82 Derrick Barnes - CROWN Unraveled11/20/2018
    16:38
  12. 20.
    #81 Kate DiCamillo - LOUISIANA'S WAY HOME Unraveled11/04/2018
    10:54
  13. 21.
    #80 Angela Dominguez - STELLA DIAZ HAS SOMETHING TO SAY Unraveled10/20/2018
    8:37
  14. 22.
    #79 Travis Jonker - THE VERY LAST CASTLE Unraveled10/14/2018
    12:14
  15. 23.
    #78 Jarrett J. Krosoczka - HEY, KIDDO Unraveled09/23/2018
    21:58
  16. 24.
    #77 2018 Pura Belpré Panel LIVE - Behar, Cartaya, Pérez, Martinez-Neal09/09/2018
    30:29
  17. 25.
    #76 Kazu Kibuishi - AMULET: The Series08/25/2018
    23:18
  18. 26.
    #75 Cynthia Leitich Smith - HEARTS UNBROKEN Unraveled08/11/2018
    10:20
  19. 27.
    #74 Laurel Snyder - ORPHAN ISLAND Unraveled07/29/2018
    14:10
  20. 28.
    #73 Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen - Collaborators07/01/2018
    20:27
  21. 29.
    #72 Katherine Applegate - WISHTREE Unraveled06/16/2018
    9:06
  22. 30.
    #71 Kat Yeh - THE WAY TO BEA Unraveled05/28/2018
    9:21
  23. 31.
    #70 Kate Messner - BREAKOUT Unraveled05/16/2018
    17:10
  24. 32.
    #69 Brendan Wenzel - THEY ALL SAW A CAT Unraveled04/28/2018
    8:25
  25. 33.
    #68 Victoria Jamieson - ALL'S FAIRE IN MIDDLE SCHOOL Unravelled04/15/2018
    11:25
  26. 34.
    #67 Greg Pizzoli - GOOD NIGHT OWL Unraveled03/30/2018
    12:04
  27. 35.
    #66 Candace Fleming - BEN FRANKLIN'S IN MY BATHROOM! Unraveled03/14/2018
    9:53
  28. 36.
    #65 Irene Latham & Charles Waters - CAN I TOUCH YOUR HAIR Unraveled02/25/2018
    11:14
  29. 37.
    #64 Andrew Clements - THE LOSERS CLUB Unraveled02/11/2018
    16:20
  30. 38.
    #63 Brian Selznick & Laura Amy Schlitz - The 2008 Newbery and Caldecott Medals01/28/2018
    26:24
  31. 39.
    #62 Kamilla Benko - THE UNICORN QUEST Unraveled01/14/2018
    7:11
  32. 40.
    #61 Gene Luen Yang - A Chat With The Ambassador12/17/2017
    13:38
  33. 41.
    #60 Yuyi Morales (Pt. 2) - The Path to Picture Books12/10/2017
    17:54
  34. 42.
    #59 Yuyi Morales (Pt. 1) - RUDAS Unraveled12/02/2017
    8:56
  35. 43.
    #58 Jack Gantos - WRITING RADAR Unraveled11/22/2017
    10:39
  36. 44.
    #57 Tom Angleberger Talks About The Origami Yoda Series11/05/2017
    22:41
  37. 45.
    #56 Angie Thomas - THE HATE U GIVE Unraveled10/22/2017
    18:04
  38. 46.
    #55 Ryan T. Higgins - BE QUIET Unraveled10/15/2017
    9:59
  39. 47.
    #54 Kuo, Cordell, Pizzoli, Santat, Collier - Picture Book Panel LIVE09/24/2017
    42:59
  40. 48.
    #53 Ruth Behar - LUCKY BROKEN GIRL Unraveled09/10/2017
    12:08
  41. 49.
    #52 Allen Say - SILENT DAYS, SILENT DREAMS Unraveled08/20/2017
    9:28
  42. 50.
    #51 Nora Raleigh Baskin - NINE, TEN: A SEPTEMBER 11 STORY Unraveled08/10/2017
    12:05
  43. 51.
    #50 Aaron Zenz - Anatomy of an Author Visit07/26/2017
    9:38
  44. 52.
    #49 Donna Gephart - LILY AND DUNKIN Unraveled07/09/2017
    9:33
  45. 53.
    #48 Melissa Sweet - SOME WRITER! Unraveled06/25/2017
    10:00
  46. 54.
    #47 Mike Lowery - DOODLE ADVENTURES Unraveled06/11/2017
    10:53
  47. 55.
    #46 Betsy Bird - FUNNY GIRL Unraveled05/21/2017
    14:51
  48. 56.
    #45 Margarita Engle - LION ISLAND Unraveled05/07/2017
    13:38
  49. 57.
    #44 Jon Klassen (Pt. III) WE FOUND A HAT04/16/2017
    18:40
  50. 58.
    #43 Jon Klassen (Pt. II) THIS IS NOT MY HAT04/01/2017
    6:41
  51. 59.
    #42 Jon Klassen (Pt. I) I WANT MY HAT BACK03/18/2017
    16:12
  52. 60.
    #41 Kevin Henkes - WAITING Unraveled03/05/2017
    11:29
  53. 61.
    #40 Duncan Tonatiuh - FUNNY BONES Unraveled02/19/2017
    18:33
  54. 62.
    #39 Alvina Ling and Grace Lin02/05/2017
    13:29
  55. 63.
    #38 Minh Lê - LET ME FINISH! Unraveled01/25/2017
    13:46
  56. 64.
    #37 Deborah Freedman - SHY Unraveled01/12/2017
    8:32
  57. 65.
    #36 Mo Willems - Elephant & Piggie: The Series12/24/2016
    21:28
  58. 66.
    #35 Jason Reynolds - GHOST Unraveled12/11/2016
    18:48
  59. 67.
    #34 Javaka Steptoe - RADIANT CHILD Unraveled11/27/2016
    10:18
  60. 68.
    #33 Kate Beasley (S2 E4)11/15/2016
    15:38
  61. 69.
    #32 Kate & Cassie Beasley (S2 E3)10/30/2016
    10:28
  62. 70.
    #31 Grace Kendall (S2 E2)10/16/2016
    20:20
  63. 71.
    #30 Kate Beasley and Jennifer Holm (S2 E1)10/02/2016
    7:51
  64. 72.
    #29 Alex Gino - GEORGE Unraveled09/18/2016
    9:57
  65. 73.
    #28 Lauren Castillo - NANA IN THE CITY Unraveled09/07/2016
    11:06
  66. 74.
    #27 Kate DiCamillo - Raymie Nightingale Unraveled (Pt. 2)08/17/2016
    24:19
  67. 75.
    #26 Kate DiCamillo - Raymie Nightingale Unraveled (Pt. 1)08/14/2016
    22:42
  68. 76.
    #25 Dav Pilkey - Captain Underpants: The Series08/01/2016
    22:02
  69. 77.
    #24 Lynda Mullaly Hunt - ONE FOR THE MURPHYS Unraveled07/17/2016
    9:18
  70. 78.
    #23 Liesl Shurtliff - RED Unraveled07/03/2016
    11:14
  71. 79.
    #22 Patrick Ness - A Monster Calls Unraveled05/28/2016
    14:14
  72. 80.
    #21 Kelly Barnhill - The Witch's Boy Unraveled05/15/2016
    8:14
  73. 81.
    #20 Maris Wicks - Human Body Theater Unraveled05/01/2016
    9:01
  74. 82.
    #19 Chris Grabenstein - Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics Unraveled04/17/2016
    10:25
  75. 83.
    #18 Hervé Tullet - Press Here Unraveled04/03/2016
    8:00
  76. 84.
    #17 Lindsay Eagar - Hour of the Bees Unravelled03/20/2016
    8:23
  77. 85.
    #16 Salina Yoon - Be a Friend Unravelled02/21/2016
    9:18
  78. 86.
    #15 Rebecca Stead - Goodbye Stranger Unravelled02/14/2016
    11:50
  79. 87.
    #14 Gary D. Schmidt - Orbiting Jupiter Unravelled (Pt. 2)02/07/2016
    10:20
  80. 88.
    #13 Gary D. Schmidt - Orbiting Jupiter Unravelled (Pt. 1)01/31/2016
    10:16
  81. 89.
    #12 Matt Tavares - Growing Up Pedro Unravelled12/20/2015
    9:47
  82. 90.
    #11 Tracey Baptiste: The Jumbies Unravelled12/14/2015
    10:33
  83. 91.
    #10 Anne Ursu: The Real Boy Unravelled12/06/2015
    9:42
  84. 92.
    #9 Fact or Fiction w/ Jennifer and Matthew Holm (S1 E9)10/22/2015
    22:41
  85. 93.
    #8 Jennifer And Matthew Holm (S1 E8)08/24/2015
    28:57
  86. 94.
    #7 Matthew Holm (S1 E7)08/23/2015
    24:07
  87. 95.
    #6 Lark Pien (S1 E6)08/22/2015
    26:40
  88. 96.
    #5 David Saylor (S1 E5)08/21/2015
    16:23
  89. 97.
    #4 Phil Falco (S1 E4)08/20/2015
    14:59
  90. 98.
    #2 Raina Telgemeier (S1 E2)08/18/2015
    25:20
  91. 99.
    #3 David Levithan (S1 E3)08/15/2015
    23:17
  92. 100.
    #1 Travis And Colby (S1 E1)08/14/2015
    14:29

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