Star Wars Kidscast A Star Wars fan podcast for kids…and grown-ups! Learn about Star Wars kids’ stuff past, present and future.

April 11, 2015  

On the eve of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015, we talk to Holman Wang, the co-creator of a new series of Star Wars board books Epic Yarns! On a visit to his Vancouver, BC studio he discusses his process, his kids' reaction and his life-long love of Star Wars. The kids make a guest appearance too!

Also in this episode we discuss two new Star Wars podcasts featuring kids: The Younglings Podcast and Children of the Force, Star Wars Celebration, and many of the new books coming out this year!

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September 5, 2014  

Star Wars Kidscast is back with a fun, new episode. With the recent release of the the theme music to the upcoming Star Wars Rebels series we thought it would be interesting to look back and listen to EVERY intro to every Star Wars TV show (so far). Which show had two different theme songs? Which show didn’t have a theme song at all? Find out here!

Also, we look at new releases on the bookshelf including Star Wars Workbooks, Star Wars Rebels tie-ins and Tom Angleberger’s latest (and final) Origami Yoda book: Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus.

All that and more on this episode of the Star Wars Kidscast!

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On the eve of May the 4th join us for a chat with Star Wars: What Makes a Monster? author Adam Bray as we discuss his many overseas adventures as a travel writer and his take on Star Wars worlds and creatures. Plus news & other fun stuff, Star Wars Kidscast style!

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DK Publishing’s Star Wars page

Here’s a link to the earlier episode with LEGO Star Wars: Yoda Chronicles writer Michael Price I mentioned.

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February 28, 2014  

Is Origami Yoda real? Best-selling author Tom Angleberger visits the Star Wars Kidscast for an entertaining, in-depth conversation about life as a writer, life on the autism spectrum and of course a life-long love of Star Wars! Tom reveals more than a few secrets about what's to come in the new book Princess Labelmaker To The Rescue and even gives some BIG hints about how the whole series ends (without spoiling too much)!

Plus: Learn about Tom's own squashed Rebellion and the true story of how one boy helped The Strange Case of Origami Yoda get published in the first place! You won't want to miss this fun and insightful conversation.

For more about Tom Angleberger & his books visit OrigamiYoda.com

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February 10, 2014  

It's almost Valentine's Day and Star Wars Kidscast is joined by Star Wars A Very Vader Valentine's Day illustrator Katie Cook along with her baby girl...hey, kids are always welcome on the Kidscast! We talk Star Wars, art, Muppets and briefly touch on Valentine's Day too. Also in this episode we take a closer look at the Star Wars "Gold Heart" pins available to support Variety the Children's Charity and respond to a listener voice message.

Links:
More about artist Katie Cook: www.KatieCanDraw.com
Star Wars support of Variety: USVariety.org
Star Wars Age 9

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January 12, 2014  

In this episode Star Wars Kidscast looks at learning materials from a galaxy far, far away! From ABC's to science, Star Wars educational books have been around almost as long as Star Wars itself. In this special episode we look at current and past titles, as well as listen to a vintage Star Wars story from 1984: Adventures in Colors & Shapes, starring C-3P0, R2-D2, Han Solo & Luke Skywalker! Special thanks to http://www.readalongadventures.com

Learning resources:
Star Wars In the Classroom http://www.starwarsintheclassroom.com
Abdo Publishing Star Wars Literacy page: http://www.abdopub.com
HomeSchoolCreations.com Star Wars preschool pack: http://homeschoolcreations.com/StarWarspreschoolpack.html

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