We were thrilled to have Stephen Shaskan and Trisha Speed Shaskan on our second BookHounds Show to share Punk Skunks. If you missed the episode, you can watch it here. If you want to catch our shows live, download the periscope app on your phone and follow us at @FamilyFunTC.
(Disclosure: we have a bit of technical difficulty. Hang in there. I promise meeting the Shaskans is worth it!)
For the show notes
BookHounds Episode #2: “Punk Skunks”
- Host: Addendum Books
- Book: Punk Skunks
- Author: Trisha Speed Shaskan
- Illustrator: Stephen Shaskan
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishing
If you buy the book, there are instructions on the book’s jacket to download the two songs the Shaskans wrote for Punk Skunks.
The Shaskan’s first collaborative project was called Art Panels Bam! Speech Bubbles Pow! It was a toolbox book on how to write a graphic novel.
Discussion questions provided by Read Aloud Revival.
Recommended Read Alouds
Raising Dragons by Jerdine Nolen
The story’s voice and art is beautiful. This book has more text than 500 words which is more common in picture books written currently. Gianna explains what a story’s voice is.
Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas.
This book engages kids and adults. It’s a wonderful read aloud.
It’s a Tiger by David LaRochelle. We will be discussing this book in April.
We discuss Rafa’s Punk Skunk Hair and doggie Halloween Costumes.
Look for more books by the Stephen and Trisha coming!