Author and Illustrator Interviews
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 ...
In 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 and exciting author and illustrator interviews:
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Thank You, Mama is Linda Meeker’s first children’s book about the exploration and curiosity of food, family, culture, gratitude, and food as a love language.
WGA-winning and Emmy-nominated comedy writer Glenn Boozan talks about her picture book for adults: There Are Moms Way Worse Than You!
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Jarvis shares why he makes art, his inspirations and the process for creating the visually stunning picture book, The Boy with Flowers in His Hair.
Two amazing guests talk about The Welcoming Library, an initiative that sparks conversations on immigration through the reading of picture books.
With VROOM! Barry, Kari, and the Power Boost, Wilberforce skillfully uses his background as a health coach and life trainer.
In this episode, Aaron Blabey, the #1 New York Times Bestselling Australian author with around 30 million books in print, talks about The Bad Guys movie.
Author Adam Lehrhaupt talks about his writing and reading life and his picture book that deals with grief and loss, There Was a Hole.
New York Times bestselling author Shannon Hale talks about her new picture book, This Is Not For You, and the implications of applying genders to book.
In this episode, Bianca talks with bestselling author Gregory Maguire about his latest novel for kids, Cress Watercress, the fertile imagination behind Wicked.