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Get to know authors and illustrators by reading our exclusive interviews. Discover how their own life experiences shape their books, take a peek inside their studios, and find out the secrets behind creative processes. Read on …

 

Interviews with Children's Book authors and illustratorsIn this section of The Children’s Book Review you’ll find interviews with children’s book authors and illustrators that cover a myriad of age groups and genres. We love shining the spotlight on both authors and illustrators and getting to know what makes them tick, discovering their inspirations, and finding out more about their books from concept to publication. To get you started, here are some of our more recent author and illustrator interviews:

Claire Fayers, Author of The Voyage to Magical North

Join Tara Lazar and S. Britt Bantering About Normal Norman

Q&A with Hervé Tullet (Yes, It Rhymes)

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Author and Illustrator Interviews

Gloria Chao discusses Our Wayward Fate, her writing, and what's to come.

Which five words best describe Pippa’s Night Parade? Lisa Robinson: Imagination-Creativity-Monsters-Books-Fashion

Giovanna combined her passions for books, social change, and French Bulldogs in the first children’s book, Thor the Troublemaker.

See Xindi Yan's sketches and the process of creating the artwork for The Itty-Bitty Witch.

Which five words best describe Weird Little Robots? Carolyn Crimi: Quirky, magical, tender, scientific, funny.

Yamada's joy and appreciation for life combined with Barouch's deep love of nature has created an inspiring and absolutely stunning book that will undoubtedly speak to people of all ages.

Allison Steinfeld's latest book is Kid Activists written by Robin Stevenson for Quirk Books.

Kobi Yamada is a New York Times best-selling author and the creator of many inspiring gift books as well as the president of Compendium, a company of amazing people doing amazing things.

Lindsay Lackey has trained as an opera singer, worked in children’s and teen services at a public library, and worked for a major publishing house in publicity and marketing. All the Impossible Things is her debut novel.

Alane Adams is an author, professor, and literacy advocate. Here we discuss her latest book series Witches of Orkney.