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My Writing and Reading Life: Natasha Wing, Author of The Night Before Hanukkah

| November 18, 2014 | 2 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Natasha Wing, Author of The Night Before Hanukkah

Some of Natasha Wing’s books have even ended up on bestseller lists, including the wildly popular The Night Before series.

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Illustration Inspiration: Hervé Tullet

| November 14, 2014 | 1 Comment
Illustration Inspiration: Hervé Tullet

Hervé Tullet is known for his prodigious versatility, from directing ad campaigns to designing fabric for Hermès. But his real love is working with children, for whom he has published dozens of books, including Press Here.

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Caldecott Honor-Winning John Rocco Talks About Blizzard

| November 10, 2014 | 4 Comments
Caldecott Honor-Winning John Rocco Talks About Blizzard

John Rocco discusses his newest picture book, Blizzard, the companion to his Caldecott Honor-winning Blackout.

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Jane Hanser Interview: Dogs Don’t Look Both Ways

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jane Hanser Interview: Dogs Don’t Look Both Ways

Jane Hanser is the writer behind the blog www.dogsdontlookbothways.com. Her first book carries the same namesake and we got to chat with Hanser about the endearing Dogs Don’t Look Both Ways and the behind-the-scenes steps she took to create this joyful read.

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Jay Asher Discusses Thirteen Reasons Why | 50 States Against Bullying

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jay Asher Discusses Thirteen Reasons Why | 50 States Against Bullying

A conversation between Jay Asher and Trudy Ludwig the 50 States Against Bullying tour, bullying, teen suicide and how to create kinder and more caring communities.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Darlene Beck Jacobson

| October 17, 2014 | 2 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Darlene Beck Jacobson

Darlene Beck Jacobson has loved writing since she was a girl. She wrote letters to everyone she knew and made up stories in her head. She loves bringing the past to life in stories such as WHEELS OF CHANGE, her debut novel.

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Illustration Inspiration: Ruth Paul

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Ruth Paul

Ruth Paul is an award-winning author and illustrator of ten picture books, including Hedgehog’s Magic Tricks. She works from a small straw-bale studio in the middle of a pasture just outside Wellington, New Zealand.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Andrea Pyros

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Andrea Pyros

Andrea Pyros’ debut novel is My Year of Epic Rock. Andrea has worked as a magazine editor, celebrity interviewer, and cookie wrangler.

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Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey’s Darth Vader series was originally geared towards adults as it was about the experience of being a parent; however, parents shared it with their kids and now both adults & kids love the series. Goodnight Darth Vader was created with both audiences in mind.

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Brendan Reichs: Confessions of a Dynamic YA Author

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Brendan Reichs: Confessions of a Dynamic YA Author

Brendan Reichs, co-writer of the YA Fiction Virals series, shares with us some insights, favorites, and confessions of his dynamic author life.

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