Thank you for visiting KidLit TV, selected as an American Association of School Librarians Best Digital Tool for Teaching and Learning, winner of the Parents’ Choice Gold Award and the Norton Juster Award for Devotion to Literacy.
KLTV is available in over 600,000 schools worldwide via our website and video distribution partners. We’re a diverse group of parents, educators, librarians, kid lit creators, and award winning filmmakers working together to create fun new ways to reinforce an appreciation of reading that children will carry with them for the rest of their lives.
STORYMAKERS, our flagship series, is an entertaining talk show highlighting bestselling authors and illustrators in the kid lit world. The series is hosted by Rocco Staino, Contributing Editor at School Library Journal, a contributing writer at The Huffington Post, and Director of Empire State Center for the Book!
KidLit TV Shows
READ OUT LOUD – Read your favorite books with your favorite authors!
READY SET DRAW! – Illustrators teach you how to draw characters from their books!
YOUNG AT ART with James Ransome – On this series, kids learn basic and intermediate art skills from shapes to colors!
PAST PRESENT: GIVING PAST STORIES NEW LIFE with Lesa Cline-Ransome – Explore non-fiction story writing, share how we can learn about ourselves and find common bonds with people from the past.
PHIL’S FAST FIVE – A fun, fast paced Q&A hosted by author Phil Bildner.
THE TRUTH ABOUT LIBRARIES – Find out what REALLY happens in the library!
Plus exclusive LIVE coverage of special literary events on our website and on Facebook LIVE!
“KidLit TV is an exciting and informative destination for authors, illustrators, teachers, publishers, and anyone with a passion for children’s literature.” — Children’s Book Council
"Visitors are almost guaranteed to find something interesting and useful, whether they are consumers, producers, or curators of children’s literature."
–Parents’ Choice on KidLit TV
Go on an adventure in the world of stories with us! KidLit TV is the place to learn about books for children and the people who create them.
The diverse KidLit TV team supports the ‘We Need Diverse Books’ and ‘Multicultural Children’s Book Day’ initiatives by encouraging the children’s literature community to create more books that reflect the diversity of our society.