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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

Find out what inspired Justine Avery to write sweet picture book What Wonders Do You See … When You Dream?

Carin Berger, The Pen and Ink Brigade's fearless leader, and Salina Alko, the expert of extras, discuss the art show, how The Pen and Ink Brigade came to be, and what this pink community means to them.

Melissa Campesi tells us how her experience as an ESL teacher inspired her to write I Am An English-Language Learner.

We’re excited to have Shea Ernshaw on TCBR again for her new book, WINTERWOOD.

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.