12 episodes

Kids Ask Authors is a podcast where kids can ask the authors of their favorite books a question. Every week, children's book author and illustrator Grace Lin and a guest author answer one question from a child reader-helping kids on their own creative journey!

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Kids Ask Authors is a podcast where kids can ask the authors of their favorite books a question. Every week, children's book author and illustrator Grace Lin and a guest author answer one question from a child reader-helping kids on their own creative journey!

    How do you come up with your characters? Are they based on real people?

    How do you come up with your characters? Are they based on real people?

    Authors Jeanne Birdsall and Grace Lin answer the question How do you come up with your characters? Are they based on real people?  and kid reviewer Serenity reviews I Can Make This Promise by Christine Day.

    • 8 min
    What do you do when your brain does not come up with any ideas?

    What do you do when your brain does not come up with any ideas?

    Authors Lisa Yee and Grace Lin answer the question What do you do when your brain does not come up with any ideas?  and Jakob reviews Dogman by Dav Pilky.

    • 5 min
    Where do you get your ideas?

    Where do you get your ideas?

    Authors Mo Willems and Grace Lin answer the question Where do you get your ideas? and Allison Morris reviews Alfie:(The Turtle that Disappeared) By Thyra Heder

    • 6 min
    When you made your book, did you ever think about giving up along the way?

    When you made your book, did you ever think about giving up along the way?

    Authors Gloria Respress-Churchwell and Grace Lin answer the question When you made your book, did you ever think about giving up along the way? and kid reviewer Suh-ling reviews Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett

    • 6 min
    What inspires you to keep making new books?

    What inspires you to keep making new books?

    Authors Jane Yolen and Grace Lin answer the question What inspires you to keep making new books? and Lou and Tally share a joke.

    • 4 min
    What one thing would you give up to be a better writer or artist?

    What one thing would you give up to be a better writer or artist?

    Authors Christopher Myers and Grace Lin answer the question What one thing would you give up to be a better writer or artist? and Alison Morris reviews Green Pants by Kenneth Kraegel.

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

not Grace's sister ,

Kobe is the best!

Fun podcast that gets kids involved in reading! Has been shared to many. Keep up the great work!

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Rick riordon

DO RICK RIORON PLES
Author of “Percy Jackson” and “hero’s of Olympus” and many other AMAZING Books
My question is why do you write about a lot of mythology 😋😛🙏

Mrs.N.reads ,

Love this idea!

I will be sharing with my students!

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