Podcast

The App Fairy Podcast

Meet-the-author style interviews with top-quality children's app makers. Hosted by Carissa Christner, youth services librarian at Madison Public Library, with audio engineering help from Audrey Martinovich at Audio for the Arts. Funding provided by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.

Episodes

  • Episode 7: Toca Boca

    Feb 22 2018

    Children's app superstars, Toca Boca chat with the App Fairy about play, their deep underlying philosophies for developing excellent apps for kids, and how to use cut paper to design an app.

  • Episode 6: Tinybop (with Diversity Sauce!)

    Jun 01 2017

    This special episode is a collaboration between the App Fairy and the Diversity Sauce podcast. Learn more about the amazing app developer, Tinybop. You're going to love them!

  • Episode 5: Originator

    May 12 2017

    Librarian Carissa Christner and the App Fairy interview Rex Ishibashi of Originator about the fantastic series of "Endless" apps.

  • Episode 4: Nosy Crow

    Apr 27 2017

    Find out how Nosy Crow got it's name AND Kate Wilson's (secret) favorite Nosy Crow app in this episode.

  • Episode 3: Sago Mini

    Mar 29 2017

    Discover the secret to Sago Mini's success in this interview with Sago artist, Aaron Leighton!

  • Episode 2: Ahoiii

    Mar 08 2017

    Children's librarian, Carissa Christner, interviews Wolfgang Schmitz of the app company, Ahoiii. Learn about their little sailor, Fiete and about the design philosophy behind all of the Ahoiii apps. Don't miss the extra goodies for this episode at www.appfairy.org!

  • Pilot episode: One Globe Kids

    Mar 01 2017

    The App Fairy features meet-the-author style interviews with top-quality children's app makers. In this pilot episode of the podcast, find out how Anne Glick got the idea for her app, One Globe Kids, how she created it, and some of the research and philosophy that the app is based on. Hosted by Carissa Christner, youth services librarian at Madison Public Library, with audio engineering help from Audrey Martinovich at Audio for the Arts. Funding provided by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.