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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

Bumble Bees: Buzzing, Beautiful, Beneficial, Big Bees is an informative book that focuses on the science behind bumblebees.

Since partnering with Schiffer Publishing, Timothy Young has authored and illustrated several picture books.

Magic cookies! Volcanoes! Penguins! Sea monsters! And a girl hero with the strength and imagination to spring into action.

Which five words best describe Nobody Sang Like Katy Did? Holly Schindler: Sing your own unique song! In this story in verse (a short, illustrated book great for readers age 9-12), Katy Did is a singer in her own band.

June Rousso, Ph.D discusses We All Live On This Planet Together, a book that teaches children to focus their attention on inner strengths and the beauty in our world to manage fear while accepting their negative feelings.

Rohan Eason is an illustrator based in London who works predominantly in pen and ink. He is the cover artist of A Voyage Through Air and The Secret Throne, among many other children’s books including My First Kafka, The Gobblings

Get to know Aissa from Wendy Orr's Dragonfly Song, an intriguing mythological portrayal of the Bronze Age Minoan civilization.

Here's an effervescently deep conversation between beloved children's book author Stacy McAnulty and award-winning illustrator David Litchfield. They discuss their picture book Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years.

Nnedi Okorafor's books are inspired by her Nigerian heritage and her many trips to Africa. She is the author of Akata Warrior.

Authors Amy Fellner Dominy and Nate Evans have teamed up with illustrator AG Ford to bring you the tale of a cheeky cookie and the hand that frosts him.