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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

Laura Purdie Salas is an award-winning author of more than 125 books for children, including CLOVER GOES TO KITTYGARTEN.

A newspaper columnist, editor, and award-winning game designer, Patrick Matthews’ first novel was published by Scholastic in 2013. Here we discuss his third published novel, Bradley’s Dragons.

We're so excited to get roaring along with Bianca Schulze's DON'T WAKE THE DRAGON!

Kataneh Vahdani is a children’s book author and illustrator. Kat and Juju is her first picture book series. 

America, meet Gizmo, the fun-loving canine candidate who is cruising the campaign trail and joining paws with his best pals to save the seas.

Chad Sell's first children's graphic novel was The Cardboard Kingdom, which he illustrated and co-wrote with a team of ten collaborators. Doodleville is his first full-length solo project.

Author-illustrator Lily Williams talks about her beautiful and meaningful work, including IF ELEPHANTS DISAPPEARED, the third book in her IF ANIMALS DISAPPEARED series.

Dr. Mawhinney is biracial, like her character Lulu, and an expert on teaching diverse populations and in urban environments.

Supriya Kelkar’s books include Ahimsa, The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh, and American as Paneer Pie, among others.

Which five words best describe The Fort? Laura Perdew: Celebrating imagination, compromise, adventure, forts!