Reading With Your Kids Podcast

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Reading With Your Kids is all about encouraging parents to read with their kids, and cook with their kids, and do activities with their kids, and experience tv, movies and music together. In other words, our podcast is all about helping parents build stronger relationships with their kids.

Episode Date
Reading With Your Kids - One Heart
28:14

Jedlie's Picture Book "The Great Maritini" has been called one of the top seven books that teach kids kindness. Get your autographed copy at www.GreatMaritini.com

Two great guests today. We first visit with Tara Drouin, author of One Heart. Inspired by a song, One Heart is all about diversity and acceptance. We also speak with young reviewer Ted Copper from Vietnam.

Click here to get your copy of One Heart by Tara Drouin

Aug 16, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Might E
23:27

Jedlie has an all new school assembly program that inspires families to love reading together. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Jordan Scavone tells us he wrote his first children's book when he was 6. He is a lot older than 6, but he is still excited about writing for children. He joins us today to chat about his book Might E. This is a fun conversation about kids and imagination.

Click here to find Jordan's books on Amazon

Aug 14, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Journey to Monsterville
25:05

Jedlie's all new school assembly program takes kids on a magical ride that will inspire them to love reading. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Tamara Hecht is here to lead us on a journey to Monsterville, her wonderful middle grade series. The star of the series, Jen, is the first human to attend Monsterville High. This is a fun conversation you do not want to miss.

Click here to find Tamara's books on Amazon

Aug 12, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Finn Finds a Friend
23:19

Jedlie's new picture book REAL Magic reminds kids that when we help someone feel loved we help them do amazing, magical things. Get your autographed copy at www.RealMagicStories.com

Stories have the power to help kids look beyond appearances. Jenna Grodzicki is here to tell us about her wonderful kidlit Finn Finds a Friend and how we can encourage our kids not to judge people by the way they look. Great conversation and a great lesson.

Click here to find Jenna's books on Amazon

Aug 11, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Pop Jams
27:08

Jedlie has a fun new school assembly program that will inspre families to fall in love with reading together. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Today we welcome back Jen Crisanti. Jen is here to talk about Pop Jams. Pop Jams is a really fun and safe way for kids to experience social media.

Click here to visit Jennifer's blog

Aug 09, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Astronaut - Aquanaut
26:01

Jedlie's Picture Book The Great Maritini has been caalled "one of the top seven books that teach kids kindness." To get your autographed copy please visit www.GreatMaritini.com

We are super excited to welcome National Geographic author Jennifer Swanson to the show. Today we are talking about her latest book, Astornaut - Aquanaut, How Space Science and Sea Science Interact. This is a fascinating conversation about all things science, and about how we can help our kids develop a love of science.

Click here to visit Jennifer's Amazon page 

Aug 08, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Mighty Marty Hayes
28:00

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly is a fun and magical program that helps families fall in love with reading. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Get ready to meet the amazing author of The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes. This is a fun conversation about a wonderful middle grade novel that will spark the imaginations of every kid who reads it.

Click here to find Mighty Marty Hayes on Amazon

Aug 07, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - My Special Mind
23:10

Jedlie's all new school assembly program helps families fall in love reading. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Laura Day is a mom and an educator. She knows that all too often children with ADHD feel as if the focus is always on correcting or highlighting the negative behaviors associated with having ADHD. As a mom with a child who has ADHD, she wanted to bring acceptance to certain attributes of having ADHD. Her book "My Special Mind" is a great reminder of how special everyone's mind truly is.

Click here to find My Special Mind on Amazon

Aug 05, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Great Historical Fiction
28:44

Jedlie's award winning picture book The Great Maritini has been called one of the top seven books that teach kids kindness. Get your autographed, bilingual edition exclusively at www.GreatMaritini.com 

Our good friend, author Leslea Wahl is here to share with us some of her favorite historical fiction. As you may know, Leslea is the author of The Perfect Blindside and other super YA titles. She is a regular guest on the podcast and always has great suggestions of books for parents and kids to experience together.

Click here to visit Leslea's website

 

Aug 04, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Ja Ja Ja!
24:22

Authors! Looking for a way to help your book stand out? The Reading With Your Kids Certified Great Read Program will let the World know that your book is among the best! Learn more at www.ReadingWithYourKids.com

Everyone loves a good laugh! Today we welcome the founder & author of Ja Ja Ja books, a company that specializes in publishing Semi-Bilingual books. The company is committed to helping kids develop a love of learning languages.

Click here to visit the World of Ja Ja Ja Books.

Aug 02, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Mermaid Tales
26:31

Jedlie's new picture book REAL Magic reminds kids when we help someone feel loved we help them do amazing, magical things. get your autographed copy today at www.RealMagicStories.com

Today we have the pleasure of welcome debbie Dadey to the podcast. Debbie is the author of the incredibly popular Mermaid tales series of Middle grade books. Today we begin by discussing book #18 in the series, Fairy Chase.

Click here to find Mermaid Tales on Amazon

Jul 31, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - The Sister Pact
29:03

Jedlie's nationally acclaimed school assemblies are adaptable to be inspiring for kids from Pre-K through High School. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

This is a very powerful episode of the podcast. Author & high school counselor Stacie Ramey is here to talk about her YA Novel The Sister Pact and one of the book's topics, teen suicide.

Click here to find The Sister Pact on Amazon

Jul 29, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Land Without Color
24:40

Jedlie's award winning picture book The Great Maritini teaches kids to be kind and to help anyone in need. Get your autographed copy at www.GreatMaritini.com

Imagine being transported to a land without color, & you are the only person who can restore the color. Our guest today is Benjamin Ellefson. Benjamin is here to tell us about his wonderful new middle grade "Land Without Color" series.

Click here to find Land without Color on Amazon

Jul 28, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Mother Matters
28:10

Jedlie's school assembly program We Choose Respect reminds kids that every person matters. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Today's guest is Dayna Kurtz, the brains behind Huffington Post's Mother Matters blog. From postpartum depression and "baby blues" to healing meals and postnatal exercise, Kurtz guides new and veteran mothers alike through the best practices to care for themselves during their first year of motherhood.

Click here to find Mother Matters on Amazon

Jul 26, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Itty Bitty Wouldn't Budge
25:59

Jedlie's new picture book "REAL Magic!!!" remind kids that when we help someone feel loved we help them do magical things. For more information please visit www.realmagicstories.com

Today we have a great time spealing with Victoria Martin. Victoria is the author of Itty Bitty Won't Budge, our latest Reading With Your Kids Certified Great Read. You'll have a great time learning about this great big dog!

Click here to find Itty Bitty on Amazon

Jul 24, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Giggles and Joy
29:57

Jedlie's school assembly We Choose Respect inspires kids to be respectful and stand up for each other. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

This has to be one of our all time favorite interviews. Ariane de Bonvoisin introduces us to her wonderful Giggles and Joy series. This series of three books contain collections of poems that inspire kids, and adults, to know that they are loved and to love who they are. We had such a fantastic time speaking with Ariane, we know you will have just as much fun listening.

Click here to find Giggles and Joy on Amazon

Click here to visit Ariane's website

Jul 22, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Helping Families Be Happy & Creative
29:03

Looking for a fun family event? Be sure to check out Jedlie's Magic Circus! Amazing, hilarious & totally interactive. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

If you are a parent who loves to discover great authors you want to listen to this episode. If you are an author looking to get some insight into the world of Children's Literature you want to listen to this episode. If you love engaging conversations, you want to listen as we chat with David Miles, author and creative director at Familius Publishing

Click here to find David's Books on Amazon

Jul 21, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Stone Soup Magazine
28:20

Jedlie's nationally acclaimed school assembly We Choose Respect helps build safe, respectful schools. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

We have two great guests on our show today. Emma Wood is the editor of Stone Soup Magazine. This magazine is unique in that it is created for and by young authors! We are also joined by Kalvin Houk, one of the hosts of the great "A Podcast About Something"

Click here to visit the Stone Soup Website

Click here to visit the Podcast About Something website

Jul 19, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - East the Elephant
26:54

Jedlie's Totally Interactive School Assemblies Inspires Kids To Respect All People. To Learn More Please Visit www.jedlie.com

We had such a wonderful time speaking with author Kicki Pallin about her fabulous Kidlit East The Long Trunked Elephant. This is a touchy story that will be meaningful to so many families. You are going to love listening to Kicki's delightful story.

Click here to find East on Amazon

Jul 17, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Traveling The World
26:03

Jedlie's new picture book "REAL Magic!!!" reminds kids that when we make someone feel loved we help them do amazing, magical things. Get your copy today at www.RealMagicStories.com

We are so excited to welcome back RWYK Certified Great Read Author Vera Harris. Vera returns to tell us about her wonderful new book Monica and Michelle Travel The World. This is a super book for families that promotes curiosity & respect.

Click here to find Vera's book on Amazon

Jul 15, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Blast Off To Wubl World
29:48

Jedlie captivates student's attention with his breath taking illusions and inspires them to be kind, caring and respectful. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Get ready to blast off to Wubl World! Mark Hainey and Leigh Tilly join us from London in the UK to tell us about their innovative Wubl Water Spring water and their amazing Wubl World web site.

Click here to visit Wubl World

Jul 14, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Great Summer Reads & Eats
24:02

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly We Choose Respect is the perfect resource to support your school's Olweus & No Place For Hate initiatives. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

We love to visit with good friends. Leslea Wahl, author of The Perfect Blindside, is here to tell us some of her favorite Summer Kidlit reads. And Veeg Mama, Stephanie Dreyer is here to share a great, totally interactive recipe we can create with our kids.

Click here to visit Lesleawahl.com

Click here to visit VeegMama.com

Jul 12, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Meet Max Power
27:04

Jedlie's "Boss Of My Body!" school assembly program empowers kids to make healthy choices for their lives. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

What if every kids knew how to discover their unique super power? Pamela Power Scanlon is here to tell us about "The Super Dynamos Fuel Up!" the first book in her wonderful new Max Power kidlit series.

Click here to find The Super Dynamos on Amazon

Jul 11, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Dinosaurs, Elephants & Alphabet Fairies
27:43

Jedlie's school assemblies use amazing interactive illusions to inspire kids to be respectful & caring. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

We have so much fun talking with Nadishka Aloysius, our first guest from Sri Lanka. We learn about her wonderful children's books, her inspiration, passion for teaching and important information about elephants

Click here to find Nadishka's books on Amazon

Jul 10, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Made For Me
27:18

Every kids has the right to go to a school where they feel safe. Jedlie's We Choose Respect School Assembly inspires kids to work together to create safe, bully free schools. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Attention Dads! Nightclub owner & children's author Zack Bush has created a masterpiece that every dad is going to want to read to their child over and over and over. We have a fabulous chat about parenting and the feelings dads sometimes have a hard time expressing.

Click here to find Made for me on Amazon

Jul 08, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Girls Who Want To Make A Difference
28:09

Jedlie's totally interactive school assemblies inspire kids to be kind and respectful, one amazed smile at a time. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Jennifer Crisanti is here to tell us about some girls who want to make a difference. The Heart for Heart Girls are a collection of dolls that represent a real girl from a real place around the world. Their great new app is a fun way for kids to express their desire to change the world, and they want your child to help.

Click here to visit the Heart for Heart Girls App Page

Jul 07, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Crush Your Test Anxiety
29:51

Jedlie's "Boss Of My Body!" school assembly inspires kids to make healthy choices and say no to drugs. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

This is a don't miss episode! Dr Ben Bernstein is here to talk about his very important book "Crush Your Test Anxiety" He shares important advice that will help our kids de-stress and perform better on tests.

Click here to pre order Dr B's book on Amazon

Jul 05, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - The Power of Play
28:12

Jedlie's We Choose Respect school assembly is a fun way to inspire your students to build a bully free school. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Learning can be fun! Super fun conversation with Brooke Schwartzman and Celia Niu from Goliath Games. We talk about how families can use games and play to introduce kids to STEM & Math.

Click here to visit the Goliath Games web site

Click here to find Make 7 on amazon

Jul 03, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Nita's First Signs
29:10

Jedlie's school assembly We Choose Respect inspires kids to be open to friendships with all kids. To learn how to bring this program to your community please visit www.jedlie.com

This is one of the most information packed episodes of the Reading With Your Kids Podcast. Kathy MacMillan talks about her wonderful book "Nita's First Signs". We also talk about language aquisition and how we can help our kids develop empathy for kids who communicate differently.

Click here to find Nita's First Signs on Amazon

Jul 01, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Young Voices
26:59

Jedlie's new picture book REAL Magic reminds kids that when we help someone feel loved we help them do amazing, magical things. Get your autographed copy at www.realmagicstories.com

Today we have a wonderful time chatting with two talented young people. Briana Hernandez is a soon to be published author. She tells us about her first prepublished work, Venom and about the challenges of being a young author. We also chat with 11 year old Hussein who tells us about one of his favorite books.

 

Jun 30, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Autumn Eternal
23:44

Jedlie's award winning picture book The Great Maritini inspires kids to be kind, caring and to help others. Get your autographed copy at www.GreatMaritini.com

Our guest today is Kyle Bagsby. Kyle lives in middle Tennessee with his wife and three boys. Kyle writes middle grade fantasy and coaches youth baseball. He is here today to tell us about his middle grade novel Autumn Eternal

Click here to find Autumn Eternal on Amazon

Jun 28, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Principal Mikey
24:56

Jedlie's school assembly inspires kids to be respectful and to stand up for each other. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Today we welcome our friend Derek Taylor Kent back to the Reading With Your Kids Podcast. Derek is here to talk about his new Principal Mikey middle grade series. We also have a surprise visit from our friend, and Derek's wife, author Sheri Fink

Click here to find Principal Mikey on Amazon

Jun 26, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Sam & the Seven Pound Perch
27:57

Every kid has the right to go to a school where they feel safe. Jedlie's school assembly program inspires kids to build safe, bully free schools. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Great conversation today with Paul Hoffman and Nick Patton, the author and illustrator of Sam and the Seven Pound Perch. When Gramps tells Sam a tall tale about the day he hooked and lost a seven-pound perch, Sam is determined to catch the monster fish.

We have a wonderful time talking about fishing, stories and great family time. We also talk with Nick about his great Picturebooking Podcast

Click here to find Sam and the Seven Pound Perch on Amazon

Click here to check out the Picturebooking Podcast

Jun 24, 2018
Reading With Your Kids is Fundamentally Awesome
29:51

Jedlie's School Assembly Boss of My Body! inspires kids to make healthy choices. Fun, funny, effective. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Oh what a show we have for you! Author Alva Sachs is here to tell us about her wonderful books, including her latest Dancing Dreidels. Alva is also President of Reading Is Fundamental for Southern California & speaks of the importance of reading with our kids.

Click here to find Alva's amazon page

Click here to visit RIF SoCal

Jun 23, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Swords, dragons and One Dangerous Chicken
26:11

Jedlie's Acclaimed School Assembly We Choose Respect Inspires Kids To Be Brave & To Stand Up To Help Anyone In Need. Please visit www.jedlie.com for more information.

I had such a fun time chatting with Shawn Robinson, author of Arestana, a wonderful tale featuring swords, dragons and one dangerous chicken. Shawn also tells us how he wrote this book while lying on what felt like his death bed!

Click here to find Arestana on Amazon

Jun 21, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Eddie the Alien
21:27

Jedlie's Totally Interactive School Assembly We Choose respect inspires kids to be kind, caring and respectful. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

In this episode of the reading With Your Kids Podcast we meet author Andre CW. Andre tells us about his kickstarter campaign to make his wonderful Eddie the Alien Picture Book a reality.

Click here to visit Andre's Kickstarter Page

Click here to connect with Andre CW on Facebook

Jun 20, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - No Place For Hate In A Song
38:33

Jedlie's We Choose Respect School Assembly is a great support for your school's No Place For Hate Initiatives. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

What a fabulous episode! Our guest is singer - songwriter Annie Lynn. Annie is passionate, about the power of music, about great kids books, and about helping to create a safe, loving bully free world. You will love Annie Lynn.

Click here to visit Annie's website

Jun 19, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Finding The Beauty In Everyone
28:45

Jedlie's We Choose Respect School Assembly inspires kids to see the humanity in everyone they meet and always be respectful. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Our guest today is Wendy White. She is the author of one of our Reading With Your Kids Certified Great Reads Rat's Musical Band. This is a sweet story that reminds kids to find the beauty in everyone. Wendy also tells us about her innovative toy Mood Stars.

Click here to visit Wendy's Web Site

Jun 17, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - The Power of Reading
28:05

Jedlie's school assembly program inspires kids of all ages to make healthy choices, to say yes to reading, exercise and respect. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Today we welcome Christopher Robbins, the CEO and driving force behind Familius Publishing. This is a fascinating conversation not only about the Familius mission & catalog but also about the business of children's literature. Christopher offers great advice for independent author/publishers.

Click here to visit the Familius web site

Jun 16, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Zoebug's Traveling Dad
25:02

Jedlie's award winning children's book The Great Maritini inspires kids to turn caring into action to help others. Get your copy at www.GreatMaritini.com

Today we welcome Lisa Gutierrez & Lisa Levesque. They are the authors of Zoebug's Traveling Dad. Zoe Bug's dad travels for work. She loves getting the postcards he sends. Zoe Bug's imagination dreams up wild pictures of his adventures. Help Zoe Bug count down the days until her dad comes home!

Click here to find Zoebug's Traveling Dad on Amazon

Jun 14, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - A Life Changing Friendship
27:38

Jedlie's school assembly program We Choose Respect inspires kids of all ages to stand up & help anyone in need. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Today we welcome illustrator & author extraordinaire Scott Magoon. Scott has illustrated dozens of wonderful kids' books. He is here today to speak about his latest work, Resue & Jessica, A Life Changing Friendship, a book based on the life of Boston Marathon bombing survivors Jessica Kensky & Patrick Downes.

Click here to find Scott's books on Amazon

Jun 13, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Let's Make the Internet Fun For Kids
26:47

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly We Choose Respect helps kids understand how to use the internet safely and respectfully. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

This is a fascinating episode of the podcast starring Kathleen Van Geete. Kathleen is a British illustrator and graphic designer living in the heart of the Schwarzwald, Germany. We have a great conversation about comics, and how we can make the internet fun for kids.

Click here to visit Kathleen's web site

Jun 12, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Andrew the Blue Eared Puppy
29:58

Jedlie's nationally acclaimed school assembly We Choose Respect inspires kids to be caring, kind and respectful. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Our guest today is Marla Huemer, the author of Andrew the Blue Eared Puppy. Marla created this book with her daughter and illustrator Natasha Huemer. The book is overcoming fear and friendship.

Click here to find Andrew the Blue Eared Puppy on Amazon

Jun 10, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Together
25:28

Jedlie's nationally acclaimed school assembly program inspires kids to build safe caring schools. Great support for your No Place For Hate program. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Debut picture book author Derek Heinz joins us from the Seattle area to tell us about his book Together. In this charming story, the father-child bond is celebrated through outdoor adventures and a shared love of humanity.

Click here to find Together on Amazon

Jun 09, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Flying Goats & Airplanes
29:59

Jedlie's wonderful picture book "The Great Maritini!" has been called one of the top seven books that teach kids kindness. To get your autographed copy please visit www.GreatMaritini.com

Super fun episode taking us from Ontario, Canada to Calcutta, India. Illustrator / author Sangamitra Dasgupta tells us about some of the many books she has written & illustrated. Brian Murchie also joins us to talk about his first book Zachary and the Planes of Hyland.

Click here to visit Sanghamitra's page

Click here to find Brian's page

Jun 08, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - The Sloppy Okapi
27:45

Jedlie's Picture Book "Real Magic!" reminds kids that when we help someone feel loved we help them do amazing, magical things. To get your autographed copy please visit www.realmagicstories.com

Keith Bosco is an author, musician, songwriter, husband and father of four. Through years of songwriting and performing Keith began to hone his knack for storytelling. Continually adding to his collection of stories and songs, The Sloppy Okapi is only one of many tales Keith has for the public to enjoy.

Click here to visit Keith's web site

Jun 07, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - The Frame Up
29:04

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly is the perfect way to kick off your school's anti-bullying campaign. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

We love Wendy McCloud MacKnight. One of our favorite guests returns to introduce us to her just released new book The Frame Up. Filled with shady characters, devious plots, and a grand art heist, this inventive mystery-adventure celebrates art and artists.

Get a free audio book of Wendy's The Frame Up by visiting www.audibletrial.com/reading

Jun 05, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - The Holiday Boys
28:48

Jedlie's School Assembly program We Choose Respect inspires kids to be caring, kind and respectful For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

This is a fun & powerful episode of the podcast. Onicak Daniel is here to talk about her wonderful new children's Book The Holiday Boys. Onicka also talks about unhealthy & dangerous relationships and how people can get help to be safe. We also meet 11 year old Misha Zakharov from The Netherlands who tells us about his favorite books to read.

Click here to find The Holiday Boys on Amazon

Jun 03, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Farm Yard Idol
29:07

Looking to build a bully free learning environment for your kids? Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly inspires kids to be caring, kind and respectful. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Coming to us from new Zealand, Angie Belcher tells us about her fun read aloud book The Farm Yard Idol. When the farm animals see the sign “Searching for a Farm Yard Idol” they begin to recognize the individual talents they have, but not all of the judges are impressed.

Click here to find The Farmyard Idol on Amazon

Jun 02, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Connecting With The Beauty of Nature
23:49

Jedlie's Totally Interactive School Assembly inspires kids to build bully free schools. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Nayera Salam tells us about her Picture Book Woodland Fairies - Helping and Having Fun. In this rhyming fantasy, the four nature lovers don’t end their day of fun until they help their family. From beginning to end, children and adults will be intrigued by the book’s message; Connect with nature and its beautiful creatures!

Click here to find Woodland Fairies on Amazon

May 31, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Cowgirls Lessons
25:46

Jedlie's We Choose Respect School Assembly inspires kids to be caring, kind and to build bully free schools. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

If you love horses you do not want to miss this episode. Rae Rankin, author of Cowgirl Lessons, visits the Reading With Your Kids Podcast. Cowgirl Lessons is a charming story of a girl's devotion to her horse. Inspired by a true story.

Click here to find Cowgirl Lessons on Amazon

May 29, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Disco Lance Loves To Dance
25:05

Jedlie loves to dance, but what he loves to do more than anything else is inspire kids to be kind and caring. Check out his totally interactive school assembly at www.jedlie.com

Hey everyone, get out your platform shoes and bell bottomed pants as we welcome Lori Kristen Kelly to the show. Lori has written a delightful kids' book called Disco Lance Loves To Dance. Disco Lance is funky disco donkey duck who loves to dance the Funk-A-Duck everywhere he goes. Just try and say that without laughing!

Click here to get your copy of Disco Lance

May 27, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Sacked, Folkstales You Can Carry Around
25:33

Jedlie's school assemblies inspires kids to be kind and respectful through illusions and storytelling. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

One of our favorite guests Deepa Agarwal returns to tell us about her new anthology Sacked, Folk Tales You Can Carry Around. This is a charming collection of folktales that has humor, fantasy and adventure in equal measure.

Click here to find Deepa's Amazon page

May 26, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Ben's Adventures
25:44

"The Great Maritini!", the award winning picture book from Jedlie, inspires kids to turn caring into action. Get your autographed copy at www.GreatMaritini.com

Our guests is Elizabeth Gerlach, a triplet mom, fundraiser, marketer, and most recently children's book author with her first book "Ben's Adventures: Beach Day". Ben's Adventures is inspired by her late son Benjamin who had significant needs. She wanted to show that despite medical or physical differences, all kids can play and dream.

Click here to find Ben's Adventures on Amazon

May 24, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - The Rabbit Ate My Hall Pass
24:44

Jedlie's school assembly programs use magic, original music and comedy to inspire kids to be kind, caring and respectful. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Today we meet Rachel Elizabeth Cole. She is the authorof the hilarious "The Rabbit Ate..." middle grade series. Her latest in the series, "The Rabbit Ate My Hall Pass" is now available.

Click here to find The Rabbit Ate series on Amazon

May 22, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Three Sneezes & A Hatless Acorn
25:38

Jedlie's Totally Interactive School Assembly inspires students to build safe, caring, bully free schools. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Super episode of the Reading With Your Kids Podcast. Cassie Kitzmiller is here to tell us about her wonderful book Three Sneezes in a Row. And then we welcome Tracy Taylor to tell us about her super book The Acorn That Lost His Hat.

Click here to find Cassie's book

Click here to find Tracy's book

May 20, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Indiana Jones With Rosary Beads
24:04

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly programs inspire kids to stand up for each other & build bully free schools. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Indiana Jones with Rosary beads. That is the way our guest Leslea Wahl, author of An Unexpected Role, describes one of her favorite adventurous reads. Leslea always brings us great suggestions for books our kids will love.

Click here to find Leslea's amazon page

May 19, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Good Exists In All
28:09

Jedlie's new picture book REAL Magic reminds kids that when we help others feel loved they can do magical things. Get your copy at www.realmagicstories.com

Today we travel to Hyderabad, India to speak with author Harsha Sheelam. Harsha is devoted to the mission of empowering young girls and boys by focusing on the issues of today. She is committed to helping children believe that they are beautiful inside and out.

Click here to find Harsha's page on Amazon

May 17, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Lil' Lukie
29:03

Jedlie's award winning picture book The Great Maritini reminds kids that the greatest trick of all is transforming caring into action to help others. Get your copy at www.GreatMaritini.com

Christopher Brennan is here to ask the questions - What would you say if your baby suddenly picked up a car with one hand or started to fly? That is the premise of his gorgeous comic book themed illustrated children’s book Lil' Lukie!

Click here to find Lil' Lukie on Amazon

May 15, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - If I Had 11 Toes
27:44

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly We Choose Respect Inspires kids to be kind, caring and respectful. A super program to kick off your anti bullying efforts. For more info please visit www.jedlie.com

Today author Jill Clark invites us to become a part of her kickstarter campaign to launch her wonderful Extra Part Kidlit series. This series is targeted at kids ages 3 to 6 with the goal of helping them build a positive body image and self esteem.

Click here to visit Jill's web site

May 13, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - A Flying Suitcase?
22:45

Jedlie's The Great Maritini is a delightful & fun tale that inspires kids to be brave and to help anyone in need. Get your bilingual edition at www.GreatMaritini.com

Kimberly Hemmings is here to tell us about her wonderfully fun educational series Ace, Grace & the Flying Suitcase. We talk about the first book in the series that finds Ace & Grace traveling to Jamaica.

Click here to find Kimberly's book on Amazon

May 12, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Lily and Lucy
25:53

Jedlie's new book REAL Magic reminds kids that when we help someone feel loved we help them do amazing, magical things. Get your copy at www.realmagicstories.com

Ed Ehlers is here to introduce us to his sweet picture book Lily and Lucy, An Easter Story. This is the true story of two dogs, Max & Tucker and how they helped rescue, foster and find a forever-home for two little abandoned puppies. Lily& Lucy.

Click here to find Lily and Lucy on Amazon

May 10, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - First Class Fatherhood
22:35

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly program "We Choose Respect" inspires kids to stand up for anyone who is being hurt or left out. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

We love the mission of today's guest Alec Lace. Alec is the host of the First Class Fatherhood podcast. Alec is all about taking care of his family and being the best dad he can be. His brand new podcast that is all about inspiring men to be the best dads they can be.

Click here to visit the First Class Fatherhood website

May 09, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Day Dreaming Danny
24:06

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly program inspires kids to be kind, caring and respectful. A great way to kick off an anti bullying program at any school. Please visit www.jedlie.com

Join us as we welcome Joseph Ruder to the podcast. Joseph is the author of Day Dreaming Danny and the Green Dragon. This is a fun interview about imagination and inspiration.

Click here to find Day Dreaming Danny on Amazon

May 08, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - From Dark to Light
25:24

Jedlie's Totally Interactive school assembly inspires kids to be caring, kind and respectful. Fun & funny, kids love & respond to this great message. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Get ready to be amazed. Our guest today is Isabella Murphy, the author of From Dark to Light. One thing that sets Isabella apart from other authors is the fact that she is 12 years old. Incredibly poised and insightful, I think you are going to love listening as Isabella tells us about Pumpker, a little boy pumpkin, who dreams of being adopted by a family to make them happy.

Click here to find Isabella's book on Amazon

May 06, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Counting Frogs
23:25

Jedlie's The Great Maritini has been named one of the top books that teach kids kindness. Click here to get your copy www.GreatMaritini.com

I have such great memories of helping my kids learn how to count. Arin Wensley is here to share her great new book Counting Frogs. We just love this book, in fact we loved it so much we named it a Reading With Your Kids Certified Great Read.

Click here to find Counting Frogs on Amazon

May 05, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Parenting with a Punch
26:29

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly inspires kids to build inclusive, safe, bully free schools. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Our guest today is Amanda Houle, a parenting expert who wants to help moms and dads parent with a punch. No, we are not talking literal punches, Amanda is all about empowering parents with the skills they need to help their kids grow to be healthy, happy and respectful.

Click here to visit Amanda's website

May 04, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - A Pet To Crow About
24:06

Jedlie's Internationally Acclaimed school assembly program inspires kids to be caring, kind and respectful. Please visit www.jedlie.com for more information

This episode of the reading With Your Kids Podcast is all about family, friendship and love. Neighbors Pat Martin and Dorothy Lasky came together to share this wonderful story about Hoppy, a crow who adopted a family.

Click this link to Hop on over to Pat and Dot's Amazon Page

May 03, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Great Middle Grade Reads
24:28

Jedlie's new book "REAL Magic!!!" reminds kids that when we help someone feel loved we help them do amazing, magical things. Please visit www.RealMagicStories.com to get your copy.

Looking for a great book for your 8 to 12 year old? Great conversation today with author Leslea Wahl. Leslea is the author of The Perfect Blindside. She is here today to tell us some of her favorite middle grade reads.

Click here to find Leslea's books on Amazon

May 01, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Charlie on the MTA Did He Ever Return
29:59

From Boston to San Juan, everyone loves Jedlie's totally interactive magic circus. To learn how to bring this show to your community please visit www.jedlie.com

Anyone who has grown up or spent anytime in Boston has heard the song Charlie on the MTA. But do you know the fascinating history behind this song? Julia O'Brien Merrill takes us on a fascinating ride 'neath the streets of Boston & back into history.

Click here to find Charlie on the MTA Did He Ever Return on Amazon

Apr 29, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - How The Finch Got His Colors
28:17

Jedlie's award winning book The Great Maritini teaches kids that the greatest trick of all is transforming feelings of caring into action to help someone in need. Get your copy at www.GreatMaritini.com

Author and teacher Annemarie Guertin joins us to talk about her spectacularly beautiful book "How the Finch Got His Colors." This is based on a Belgian folktale and teaches kids the value of patience and the beauty of all creatures.

Click here to find Annemarie's book on Amazon

Apr 28, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Papa Has Alzheimer's
27:28

Jedlie's new book REAL Magic reminds kids that when we help someone feel loved we help them do amazing, magical things. Get your autographed copy at www.RealMagicStories.com

This is a very powerful episode. Our guest is Cat Blount, author of A Card to Remember, Mia's Papa Has Alzheimer's. This touching book is a wonderful resource for any family who are being touched by a degenerative neurological disease.

Click here to visit Cat's Amazon page

Apr 26, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - The Love of the Irish
27:15

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly inspires kids to be kid, respectful and caring. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Our guest today is author Jaimie Hope. She joins us to talk about her book The Love of the Irish, Why We Celebrate St Patrick's Day In America. We also get into an indepth discussion about her series "The Adventures of Baby Jaimie" that share what it was like growing up with physical challenges.

Click here to visit Jaimie's Amazon page

Apr 24, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Story Monsters
27:44

Jedlie's first book The Great Maritini is Story Monsters Approved and teaches kids to be kind. Get your copy at www.GreatMaritini.com

Our guest today is Cristy Bertini, editor in chief of Story Monsters Ink magazine, The Literary Resource for Teachers, Librarians, and Parents. Cristy gives us a look at what is new at Story Monsters Ink, their great book award programs and their new collaboration with the SoCal chapter of reading Is Fundamental.

Click here to visit the Story Monsters Ink website

 

Apr 23, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - What Every Child Should Know About God
27:19

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly We Choose Respect inspires students to build safe, caring, bully free schools. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Our guest today is Christian recording artist Annie Dupre. from the Annie Moses Band. Her new project, What Every Child Should Know About God, is filled with catchy and classy songs that will have your child singing and dancing to the beautiful, positive message about God's love.

Click here to visit Annie's web site

Apr 22, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Ziggy & Tiggy
19:05

Be sure to check out Jedlie's new book "REAL Magic!" A great way to teach kids to be kind and caring. Get your copy today at www.RealMagicStories.com

Today we introduce you to Briana Borgella. Briana's debut book is Ziggy and Tiggy. This is a delightful book about friendship and teamwork.

Click here to find Briana's book on Amazon

Apr 21, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Dragon with a Chocolate Heart
29:13

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly We Choose respect inspires kids to be brave and to help anyone in need. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Get ready for one fun and wild ride. Stephanie Burgis tells us about her fantastically wonderful middle grade book Dragon with a Chocolate Heart. You will love this tale about a brave girl and a deliciously fun dragon.

Click here to find Stephanie's books on Amazon

Apr 19, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - REAL Magic
24:27

Jedlie's new book "REAL Magic!" teaches kids that when we help someone feel loved we help them do amazing, magical things. Get your copy today at amazon by clicking here.

The tables are turned as Jennifer Milius, author of the Einstein and Moo series, takes over the Reading With Your Kids Podcast to interview Jedlie about his career performing magic and his new book REAL Magic

Click here to visit Jennifer's website

Apr 17, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - What's An Otter Mother To Do?
29:44

Jedlie's New Picture Book "REAL Magic!" is now available. Please visit www.RealMagicStories.com for more information

We are joined today by author Alissa McClure, who is also known as Ali McJoy. You are going to love her amazingly joyful energy as she tells us about her wonderful character Oggie the Otter who only wants to eat orange food. What is an Otter Mother to do?

Click here to find Alissa's book on Amazon

Apr 15, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Noah Zarkadinkydo
27:44

"Real Magic" is the great new book from Jedlie that reminds us that when we help someone feel loved we help them do amazing, magical things. Join us for a free performance of Jedlie's Magic Circus at the East Boston Branch library, April 17. For more information please visit www.RealMagicStories.com

Does your kid love anaimals? You and your kids are going to love Karla Butler and her wonderful book Noah Zarkadinkydoo. Noah is a little guy who loves the zoo. He loves to learn about animals and would like to share it all with you!

Click here to find Noah Zarkadinkydo on Amazon

Apr 14, 2018
Reading With Your Kids Certified Great Read
06:52

Jedlie's We Choose Respect School Assembly inspires students to be kind, caring and respectful. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

In this episode we celebrate the naming of Dennis Knapp's book Alfred's Dragon for having been named a Reading With Your Kids Certified Great Read! This is a fun book that helps history come alive for kids, a book you should consider adding to your family library.

To be a guest on the podcast please visit www.ReadingWithYourKids.com

Apr 13, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Inspiring Our Kids
29:06

Help us celebrate the release of Jedlie's new book "REAL Magic!" Join us for a free performance of Jedlie's Magic Circus at the East Boston Branch Library, April 17 at 2 PM. For more information please visit www.RealMagicStories.com

Jennifer Milius is back to help us inspire our kids. Jennifer is the author of the Einstein & Moo series. She is also a motivational speaker, and a career and leadership coach. She shares some great advice that can benefit all families.

Click here to find Jennifer's books on Amazon

Apr 12, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - A Boy Named Jack
28:17

Join us for a free performance of Jedlie's Totally Interactive Magic Circus to celebrate the release of Jedlie's new book "REAL Magic!" It is happening on April 17 at the East Boston Branch Library. For more information please visit www.RealMagicStories.com

Author Quay Roads loved growing up surrounded by nature. Her "A Boy Named Jack" is the first in a series of feel-good children's books based on growing up on a ranch in New Mexico. Jack and his family share adventures of every day life on the ranch.

Click here to find A Boy Named Jack on Amazon

Apr 10, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Pink Mink in a Sink
25:32
Apr 08, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Alfred's Dragon
28:12

Jedlie's new picture book "REAL Magic!" will be released during a special performance at the East Boston Brnach of the Boston Public Library on April 17. For more information please visit www.RealMagicStories.com

Today we welcome Dennis Knapp, the Medieval Dude. Dennis is the author of the Reading With Your Kids Certified Great Read Alfred's Dragon. This is a wonderful book that helps history come alive and answers the question, did Dragons exist?

Click here to find Alfred's Dragon on Amazon

Click here to visit The Medieval Dude's website

Apr 07, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Squeaky & Stinky Mice
26:34

Jedlie's Totally Interactive School Assembly We Choose Respect inspires kids have empathy for others and to treat all people with respect. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

Your kdis are going to love reading Squeaky and the Stinky Mouse. You are going to love all of the great conversations about empathy, caring & kindness that can come out of reading this fun and thoughtful book by our guest Sarah Cash.

Click here to find Squeaky and the Stinky Mouse on Amazon

Apr 05, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Neurodiversity
29:14

Jedlie will be introducing his new picture book REAL Magic during a free performance at the East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library on April 17. For more information please visit www.realMagicStories.com

This is a very important episode. Our guest today is Stacie Ramey, author & high school counselor. Our talk about her YA romance The Secrets We Bury veers into a discussion about neurodiversity and the Parkland FL shooting.

Click here to find The Secrets We Bury on Amazon

Apr 03, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Miss Match Your Socks!
26:53

Jedlie's totally interactive school assembly program inspires kids to be caring, kind and respectful. To learn more please visit www.jedlie.com

Our guest today is author and entrepreneur Melita Cyril. When asked what he thought of Melita's children's book Quinn's Socks Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada said "You should be proud of your efforts to write a creative book that inspires children across our country". If that is not enough to get your attention you will absolutely want to listen to hear Melita tell us about the unique sock company inspired by her book.

Click here to visit Melita's web site

Apr 01, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Ivy Locs Rocks
28:38

Join us to celebrate the release of Jedlie's new book REAL Magic. Special performance at the East Boston branch of the Boston Public Library, April 17 at 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.realmagicstories.com

You are going to love Danielle Dunn and her professional problem solving third grader Ivy Locs. This is a fun episode about a super empowered character who uses her magnifying glass to see herself bigger than any problem she could face.

Click here to visit Danielle's web site

Mar 31, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Tree Soldier
26:58

The East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library is the place to be on April 17 as we celebrate the release of Jedlie's new book REAL Magic. For more information please visit www.realmagicstories.com

Author Sarah M Flores introduces us to her wonderful picture book Tree Soldier. Tree Soldier is a charming rhyming story, with beautiful and glowing illustrations, that shows children that spending time with family is more meaningful than a big home overflowing with toys.

Click here to find Tree Soldier on amazon

Mar 29, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Four Girls & One Bathroom
28:24

Join us at the East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library on April 17 to celebrate the release of Jedlie's new book REAL Magic. For more information please visit www.RealMagicStories.com

This is a really fun episode. We are joined by not one but 5 authors! Sisters Donna, Charity, Shannon & Faith had no idea that a Summer writing assignment their mom Patrice assigned them would turn into The Struggle series of middle grade books. We have a lot of fun finding out which of the girls loved and hated writing these stories!

Click here to find Four Girls and One Bathroom on Amazon

Mar 27, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Unbreakable
32:44

Be a part of our book release celebration. Join Jedlie for a special person at the East Boston branch of the Boston Public Library on April 17 to celebrate the release of his new book REAL Magic. For more info please visit www.RealMagicStories.com

Happy birthday. To celebrate our host Jedlie's birthday we are sharing this very special episode starring recording artist Jennifer McGill. Jennifer is a former star of Disney's Mickey Mouse Club. After appearing with Justin, Britney & Cristina Jennifer's faced some life challenges. She shares with us the lessons she learned and tells us about her brand new recording project Unbreakable.

Click here to find unbreakable on Amazon

Mar 26, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Aaron's Dream
29:10

Jedlie's Totally Interactive School Assembly Inspires Kids To Make Their Dreams A Reality - To Learn More Please Visit www.jedlie.com

Today we speak with author & illustrator Pamela C Rice. Pamela is the driving force behind Kid Shelf Books. Kid Shelf Books is Pamela's collection of wonderful, diverse books that inspire kids.

Click here to find Pamela's books on Amazon

Mar 25, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Mystery At The Nursing Home
26:16

Jedlie's New Children's Book REAL Magic Is Coming. Join Our Book Release Party at the East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library, April 17. For More Info Please Visit www.RealMagicStories.com

Oh what a great episode. Our guest is author & illustrator Kevin Scott Collier. Kevin introduces us to his heartwarming mystery Danderdaul. When a new resident arrives at a run-down nursing home, tiger cat Danderdaul and her managerie of furry friends become curious. The lady appears to be able to care for herself and is filthy rich. She could live anywhere. Why here? The rescue animals uncover a mystery and place their lives in peril to rescue the helpless woman.

Click here to find Danderdaul on Amazon

Mar 24, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Wali's World Tour
27:27

Jedlie's Totally Interactive School Assembly Promotes Empathy & Understanding. To Learn More Please Visit www.jedlie.com

I often say books have the power to take us around the World. And today's guest proves it. Farhan Khalid returns to the podcast to tell us all about his new book Wali's World Tour. A great way to talk to our kids about adventure, cultures and so much more.

Click here to find Wali's World Tour on Amazon

Mar 22, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Emotional Eating
44:46

Jedlie's Totally Interactive School Assembly inspires kids to make healthy choices. For more information please visit www.jedlie.com

This is a very important episode of the Reading With Your Kids Podcast. Francie Healey, author of Eat To Beat Alzheimer's, is here to talk about emotional eating. this is an issue that touches every family in one way or another. Listen and learn how we can help our kids develop healthy relationships with food.

Click here to find eat To Beat Alzheimers on Amazon

Mar 20, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Princess Rain and the Dragon
29:31

Jedlie inspires kids to be brave, to stand up and help others. To find out more about this totally interactive school assembly please visit www.jedlie.com

Today we are joined by life long friends who have teamed up to create a wonderful experience for families. Author Helena Yates & Illustrator Wendy Crouch are here to tell us about their wonderful series Princess Rain & the Dragon. They also tell us about the fantastic resources available on their web site.

Click here to find Princess Rain and the Dragon on Amazon

Mar 18, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Happy St Patrick's Day
23:36

Celebrate St patrick's Day by reading The Great Maritini by Jedlie. Get a free magic kit when you purchase the BiLingual edition of The Great Maritini exclusively at www.GreatMaritini.com

One of our favorite guests is back in the house to help us celebrate St Patrick's Day. Leslea Wahl, author of the Perfect Blindside, is here to share her favorite Kidlit reads about St Patrick.

Click here to find Leslea's The Perfect Blindside on Amazon

Mar 17, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Bollywood Conections
28:27

Jedlie's We Choose Respect is an exciting, totally interactive experience that inspires kids to be caring, kind and respectful. Please visit www.jedlie.com to learn more.

Today we welcome Bollywood star and director Jugal Hansraj. Jugal burst onto the Bollywood scene as a child star. As he transitioned into adult roles he also became an acclaimed director, and directed the first Disney animated film in India. he joins us today to talk about hsi fabulous middle grade book Cross Connections.

Click here to find Cross Connections on Amazon

Mar 15, 2018
Reading With Your Kids - Be Brave, Be Strong
26:36

Jedlie's We Choose Respect inspires kids to have the strength & courage to stand up and help anyone in need. To learn how to bring this powerful school assembly to your community please visit www.jedlie.com

Today's guest is author and illustrator trevor Carss. He is here to introduce us to his picture book Two Giraffes. Trevor tells us this is a love story for kids age 3 - 5 that encourages kids to be brave, be strong.

Click here to find Two Giraffes on Amazon

Mar 13, 2018