Author & Illustrator Interviews
Interviews featuring Pajama Press children's book authors, illustrators, and publishing professionals
Sylvia Gunnery: Why I Write YA
Video interview with Deborah Ellis, author of The Breadwinner, The Heaven Shop, No Ordinary Day, True Blue, and many more
Meghan Marentette launches mouse adventure novel The Stowaways
from Global News
In The Middle
Hoogie in the Middle illustrator Dean Griffiths talks about his creative workspace
Interview with Sue MacLeod: poet, editor, and author of the YA time slip novel Namesake, in which a modern teen comes face to face with the subject of her history paper: Lady Jane Grey
We interviewed Toby Tanser, founder of Shoe4Africa.
Pajama Party: A Good Trade: Interview with Alma Fullerton
“Hummingbirds and angels don’t need two good feet.” That’s what Alba’s mother always says. Of course, Alba doesn’t have wings or two good feet:
Stream Children's Books Explore Plight of Child Refugees (VOA/PHILLIPS) by Adam Phillips (radioguy) from desktop or your mobile device
Global TV interview with Meghan Marentette, author of The Stowaways
from Global News
Today is Middle Child Day! First off … Happy Birthday to Hoogie’s illustrator, Dean Griffiths, who is also a middle child and whose birthday is today!
The Kitchen House
Open Book: Toronto revels in independent Canadian books and publishers, offering up-to-date information on book-related events, and lots of terrific articles and interviews.
War Of 1812
SmartGIRL WORKs interview with Connie Brummel Crook, author of Acts of Courage: Laura Secord and the War of 1812
Virtual Learning Hub by Anita Brooks Kirkland
World War Two
Uncommon YA: Karen Bass talks about the controversy of writing from the perspective of teens on the "bad guy" side of the conflict
Let the story develop its own energy.