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:
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Podcast hosts Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant reveal how they adapted their content for their kids’ book Stuff Kids Should Know.
In this insightful interview, co-authors Zira Nauryzbai and Lilya Kalaus talk about their book Batu and the Search for the Golden Cup.
In this interview, Julian discusses the inspiration for his heartwarming picture book Holly and the Pittie Party.
Sally J. Pla is an award-winning author of books for young readers. She shares insights into her latest novel, The Fire, the Water, and Maudie McGinn.
Learn about award-winning author-illustrator Carin Berger, her love for books, childhood memories, and the inspiration behind her latest book, In The Night Garden.
Kate Searle talks about mindfulness for kids, spirituality, using gemstones as a metaphor for a soul, and My Soul Treasure.
Todd Parr shares his journey to becoming an author and illustrator, inspired by his struggles in school and desire to help kids feel better about themselves.
The talented author-illustrator Kaz Windness joined us to give an exclusive insight into her picture book, Bitsy Bat, School Star.
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.