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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.

Jun 20, 2024

This episode of Reading with Your Kids is all about cozy tales and Teddy Bear dreams. First up is our conversation with Amy Hess and Erin Stead. They are on the show to celebrate their book "Big Bear and Little Bear Go Fishing," which tells the story of a big bear and little bear going on a fishing trip together. They emphasized the importance of relationships in stories and capturing coziness through illustrations.

Valerie Woebkinberg also joins us to celebrate  her "Miles Across America" series, which follows the adventures of a cat named Miles as he learns about important events in American history. She highlighted the significance of understanding history and sparking curiosity in young readers.

We also travel back to the CT Book Festival to speak with Diana Blau  her book "Beary and Tinker, Young at Heart," which was inspired by her childhood teddy bears. She discussed the joy of seeing her daughter and personal story featured in the book.

Throughout the episode, the guests and host Jed Doherty emphasized bringing history to life through storytelling, encouraging children's imagination and dreams, and making reading an engaging experience for both parents and kids. They also shared tips for finding inspiration and pursuing passions through writing children's literature.

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