Tag Archives: Roald Dahl

Spies with Bad Breath and B.O. Issues: Peter Millett Interview

Sure, it’s December and this is my first interview of the year. Your point? I’m returning in very high style with international flavor. I am very pleased to welcome writer Peter Millet. He’s from NEW ZEALAND. He writes fun books. … Continue reading

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Malfunctioning Monsters: Tara Lazar Interview

You can feel the excitement, can’t you? It’s finally happening! Tomorrow! Tara Lazar’s The Monstore, illustrated by James Burks, finally hits shelves tomorrow! And Tara was kind enough to stop by for a quick chat about defective monsters, the power … Continue reading

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Biggest, Best, Scariest: Kevin Sherry Interview

I’M THE BIGGEST THING IN THE OCEAN and I’M THE BEST ARTIST IN THE OCEAN brought author-illustrator Kevin Sherry a tidal wave of well-deserved attention. As the days grow ever more Halloweenier, Kevin agreed to talk about his spooky new … Continue reading

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Obsessed with Children’s Books: Erica Perl Interview

It was really freaky, this Erica Perl thing. A little over a year ago, my father asked me if I knew a writer named Erica Perl. I looked her up online, and while her books were familiar to me, she … Continue reading

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Thinking Out of the (Bread) Box: Interview with Laurel Snyder

I don’t know about you, but when I wake each morning, I ask myself why I didn’t think of a pig who wanted to be kosher before Laurel Snyder did.   Laurel’s the author of BAXTER, THE PIG WHO WANTED … Continue reading

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Leeza Hernandez: Illustrator, Author, Stranger-Hugger

Some first encounters are memorable. I was attending my first conference of the New Jersey Association of School Librarians in Long Branch, NJ. Authors were set up in an “authors alley,” my own seat precariously near a conference-hall door that … Continue reading

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