FISHING WITH GRANDPA AND SKYE

Learning about your favorite authors and their books can be lots of fun. Author interviews give us insight into the author’s writing process. Interviews help readers to better understand how and why their stories were written. This week I would like you to meet Candace Spizzirri author of Fishing with Grandpa and Skye a books that explores … Read more

Octavia Can Do It!

Author Interviews are a fun way to learn about authors and their books. Interviews can give us insight into the author’s writing process. Author interviews help readers to better understand how and why their stories were written. This week I would like you to meet Liliana Tommasini author of Octavia Can Do It.  Octavia Can Do … Read more

A Student’s Guide to Interviewing Authors

Why am I writing a Student’s Guide to Interviewing Authors? One of my all-time favorite children’s book authors was Tomie dePaola. I loved reading his books to my third graders. Strega Nona and Big Anthony and the Pasta Pot were two of our favorites. The more I read his books to my students, the more questions the children had that … Read more

Picture Book Author Interview

The Picture Book Author Interview is one way to learn about the author and their book. They can be fun and informative. Interviews with authors help readers to better understand how and why stories were written. This week I would like you to meet Maria Buffolino, author of The Leaning Palm. I enjoyed reading this … Read more

Author Interviews

Author interviews have a purpose. They have a purpose for the interviewer, author and reader. As an avid reader and former classroom teacher, I have always been interested in author interviews. Students can get to know the author on a personal level and learning more about an authors writing process. Over the years I have … Read more