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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 …

 

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

Which five words best describe Saving Winslow? Sharon Creech: Gentle, funny, Creechian, sincere, poignant

Introducing Tickle Plenty, the brave, smart, curious ten-year-old girl who lives in a house constructed of chocolate chip cookies, surrounded by a forest filled with glowing leaves of all the colors of the rainbow.

Get To Know Rex Gallagher from Beth Vrabel’s The Reckless Club, a new middle-grade Breakfast Club drama set in a old folks' home.

Alison Jay is well known for her children's books—Welcome to the Zoo was selected as one of New York's Bank Street's best books of the year in 2009. Here we learn about her newest book with Julia Copus, My Bed is

Which five words best describe Lizzy and the Good Luck Girl? Susan Lubner:  Hope, Signs, Family, Friendship, Cats

Gregory Funaro's newest book, WATCH HOLLOW, from HarperCollins in February 2019 is out now.

Emma Wunsch, author of Miranda and Maude: The Princess and the Absolutely Not a Princess – the premier book of the series, combined her daughter’s “love for all things princess” with a silly, impromptu story to create the characters.

Trudy Ludwig's new book, Quiet Please, Owen McPhee! helps young readers to understand the power of listening—not only with their ears, but also their heart.

Which five words best describe Giraffe Problems? Jory John: A tale of two necks.

Which five words best describe Art in Action? Matthew "Levee" Chavez: Curious, fun, challenging, transforming, thoughtful.