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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.


  • 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.