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:
Hey, Reader! It’s a Jarrett J. Krosoczka Interview
Sophie Blackall Discusses If You Come to Earth
Selfie and a Shelfie with Joanna Ho, Author of Eyes That Kiss in the Corners
Roseanne A. Brown Discusses A Song of Wraith and Ruin
Q&A with Hervé Tullet (Yes, It Rhymes)
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Chris Grabenstein talks about his new hilarious picture book No Is All I Know and the latest book in The Smartest Kid in the Universe series: Evil Genius.
We dive into Marky Polo in Singapore, discussing everything from the characters to Singapore’s family-friendly offerings, being thoughtful, and more.
In this episode of The Growing Readers Podcast, María Castellucci Moore talks about Vivienne in Paris—winner of the Moms Choice Award.
In this interview, Rebecca Laxton discusses everything from activism and conservation efforts for young readers to The Metamorphosis of Emma Murry.
Self-proclaimed science geek, award-winning author, speaker, and teacher, Jennifer Swanson talks about her picture book, Footprints Across the Planet.
Newbery, Geisel, and Caldecott honoree Grace Lin and NYT bestselling author Kate Messner have partnered on the picture book Once Upon a Book.
In this episode, we have fan-favorite author Andy Griffiths to talk about the special full-color collector’s edition of The 13-Story Treehouse.
In this interview, Alisha Burton talks about her new picture book that teaches the importance of acceptance, Trevor the Mouse and His Unexpected House.
In this episode, we have a seat at the cool kids’ table as award-winning picture book creators Mac Barnett and Christian Robinson talk about Twenty Questions.
In this interview, Nukky Veronica discusses her passion for writing children’s books, the inspiration for Fiona, Max and The Kingdom of Vasera, and more!