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Welcome to Storybook Railroad. A podcast for parents, teachers, and everyone who loves the world of children's entertainment. Your hosts are Robin And The Giant. Robin MacBlane and Larry Whitler have worked together in broadcasting since 1990 interviewing thousands of authors, musicians, filmmakers, illustrators, etc. Heard on I-Heart Radio, Apple Music, Stitcher, Spotify, and Libsyn, Robin and Larry continue their radio legacy with Storybook Railroad.  We invite you to enjoy the ride!

All aboard!

Jun 23, 2020

In this podcast we talk about the delightful book "The Day The Crayons Came Home" written by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. Daywalt and Jeffers are also the creators of "The Day The Crayons Quit." This is a fun book that is chock full of creative and humorous ideas. Your children will never look at...


Mar 8, 2020

Ocala and Marion County, Florida, are known as the "Horse Capital of The World" and in today's podcast we visited an event celebrating the horse industry. There are so many things that horses are amazing at beyond racing. For example, many horses are often utilized in therapy for children and veterans. We spoke to horse...


Mar 1, 2020

In this special 46 minute podcast we visit Marion County Florida's  Literacy Festival celebrating the joy of reading. We speak with teachers, principals, students, parents, paraprofessionals, and reading advocates about the importance of instilling the love of reading to students of all ages.


Feb 16, 2020

In this episode of Storybook Railroad, we go bicycling in Ormond Beach, Florida, in Central Park and discover that we showed up on the same day as the Great Backyard Bird Count. This annual event is presented by Halifax River Audubon. They partnered with Ormond Beach Environmental Discovery Center to create this family...


May 30, 2019

Mary Ann's dog, Rudy, learns an important lesson about not judging others and about being careful about feelings of revenge. This story is written by Larry Whitler and first appeared on the Robin And The Giant radio program in the early 1990s. It is part of the anthology of stories included in the "Gift Of The Barking...