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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Logan S. Kline’s exquisitely illustrated, almost wordless picture book, Finding Fire, was released to much acclaim. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look.
Two incredible award-winning guests, author Trudy Ludwig and illustrator Kathryn Otoshi, about their picture book Calling the Wind: A Story of Healing and Hope.
Stef Tousignant shares how her own experiences led her to create The Middle of the Night Book, a lovely introduction to bedtime meditation.
Christopher Willard and Daniel Rechtschaffen share how mindfulness techniques can help children in Alphabreaths Too: More ABCs of Mindful Breathing.
Sisters Cara Mentzel and Tony-award-winner Idina Menzel talk about their debut picture book Loud Mouse: How a Little Mouse Found Her Big Voice.
In this episode, I talk with the incredible Dr. Ibram X. Kendi about his nonfiction book for caregivers, How to Raise an Antiracist.
Katie Mazeika talks about Annette Feels Free: The True Story of Annette Kellerman, World-Class Swimmer, Fashion Pioneer, and Real-Life Mermaid.
In this episode, I talk with the super fun and fan-favorite children’s book author, Josh Funk, about his picture book My Pet Feet.
Friends Lift You Up by Lotus Kay is the newest title in the award-winning Bears for Cares book series—includes “Tips on Being a Friend.”
Author Amy Flanagan’s responses to these interview questions showcase exactly why kids are loving Mrs. R. Snugglesworth, Attorney-at-Law. Read on!