We speak with Anna Dewdney, who writes the beloved Llama Llama series of children's books, the newest being Llama Llama Time to Share. There are over 4.8 million Llama books in print, which speaks to how highly regarded this series has become.
We also speak with humorist Dan Gutman, who chats about writing for children who would rather not read at all. He has written dozens of books for children, including the My Weird School chapter book series.
Deadbeats on the Air presents a radio theater event, “A North Shore Christmas Karol.” Part I
Britt Aamodt: Writer, Director, Producer
This adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” in two parts is the familiar story has been modernized and set in Minnesota’s Arrowhead region. Gather ‘round the radio for a special Yuletide tale sure to warm your spirits for the holidays.
Dig Deep in One Place: A Couple’s Journey to a Spiritual Life” explains the actual recipe that the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous are and how they can assist anyone in the transformation of their lives. This important Health Notes conversation will explain how the Fifield’s lived their lives together moving through their relationship, marriage, codependency, addiction, and health issues to happy, joyous freedom. The Steps are way to rise above fear and live a happy and peaceful life. The Fifield’s have no desire to tell anyone how to do the Twelve Steps but to begin to scrape away.
The Case of the Calico Lobster from the Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theater. This is the conclusion of the story begun last week, involving a kidnapped blue lobster, a mobster, and Captain Waverly Underhill. Then we have a story from the History of detective Harry Nile, called The Case of the Baffled Ballerina. A double header of mysteries.
Tony Johnson reintroduces forgotten rock from the decade: a refreshing rewind of music seldom heard over the last 30 years. These are songs that got limited airplay on stations like KQRS and KDWB during the highpoint of their album's rock days.