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Candlewick Press Presents is a new podcast about the storytellers behind your favorite children’s books!

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    • 4.9 • 35 Ratings

Candlewick Press Presents is a new podcast about the storytellers behind your favorite children’s books!

    Candlewick Press Presents: Flavia Z. Drago

    Candlewick Press Presents: Flavia Z. Drago

    Flavia Z. Drago, author-illustrator of Gustavo, the Shy Ghost, Leila, the Perfect Witch, Monsters Play... Counting!, and Monsters Play... Peekaboo! talks to Candlewick Press about her childhood, what it means to have the support of her family, and her love of monsters and spooky things.

    • 59 min
    Candlewick Press Presents: Lindsay Eagar

    Candlewick Press Presents: Lindsay Eagar

    Lindsay Eagar, author of The Patron Thief of Bread, Hour of the Bees, Race to the Bottom of the Sea, and The Bigfoot Files, talks to Candlewick Press about her childhood and family, fairy tales, and bread.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Candlewick Press Presents: Eugene Yelchin

    Candlewick Press Presents: Eugene Yelchin

    Eugene Yelchin, author of The Genius Under the Table (Sydney Taylor Honor Winner) and coauthor of The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge, talks to Candlewick Press about his childhood in the former Soviet Union, his art, banned books, and more.

    • 47 min
    Candlewick Press Presents: Maggie Tokuda-Hall

    Candlewick Press Presents: Maggie Tokuda-Hall

    Maggie Tokuda-Hall, author of Also an Octopus; The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea; and Love in the Library talks to Candlewick Press about the many hats she has worn in the field of children’s literature, her childhood and teen years, and her travels to South America.

    • 1 hr
    Candlewick Press Presents: Chitra Soundar

    Candlewick Press Presents: Chitra Soundar

    Chitra Soundar, author of Pattan’s Pumpkin; Mangoes, Mischief, and Tales of Friendship; and Sona Sharma, Very Best Big Sister? talks to Candlewick Press about her deep research into pumpkins, the art of cooking up good stories (and excuses), and her favorite words to spell!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Candlewick Press Presents: Chris Haughton

    Candlewick Press Presents: Chris Haughton

    Chris Haughton, author-illustrator of Little Owl Lost, Shh! We Have a Plan, Goodnight Everyone, and more, talks to Candlewick Press about his childhood in Ireland, his love of dinosaurs, and the bad little monkeys in his newest picture book, Maybe…

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

TeachOhio5 ,

Podcast with Kaye DiCamillo

The podcast was so great. Kate is my favorite author, and I loved listening to her share about her life and her writing. I am reading Because of Winn-Dixie to my third graders right now. I plan to play parts of the podcast to them. It was so well done.

2WOOOF ,

Interesting

Candlewick Presents has great interviews with their authors and illustrators. The questions are well thought out and the conversations are seamless.

SusannaChap ,

Very Good Podcast

What is better than hearing how my favorite Candlewick creators and the stories behind their stories? Nothing is. Interviewer asks excellent questions, the artists’ and writers’ insights and processes are so, so fun to hear.

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