The Power of Picture Books

Episode 5 · February 8th, 2016 · 38 mins 27 secs

About this Episode

Scholastic editor Liza Baker joins us to talk about Scholastic's new awareness campaign, “The Story Starts Here,” which emphasizes the importance of reading to children from day one. Plus, Stephen Savage (Where’s Walrus and Penguin?) joins us to discuss his work as an award-winning picture book author and illustrator.


  • Liza Baker, VP/Executive Editorial Director for Cartwheel and Orchard Books at Scholastic
  • Stephen Savage, author/illustrator 

Special thanks:

  • Music composed by Lucas Elliot Eberl
  • Sound mix and editing by Daniel Jordan
  • Produced by Megan Kaesshaefer