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Be our guest! We’ve invited acclaimed children’s, middle-grade and YA book Authors and Illustrators from Holiday House Books + Pixel+Ink to share the stories behind their stories, with all of you!
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The Guest Book Holiday House & Pixel + Ink

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Be our guest! We’ve invited acclaimed children’s, middle-grade and YA book Authors and Illustrators from Holiday House Books + Pixel+Ink to share the stories behind their stories, with all of you!
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    SANTIAGO! Author and Illustrator Jay Hosler talks to Associate Marketing Manager Darby Guinn

    SANTIAGO! Author and Illustrator Jay Hosler talks to Associate Marketing Manager Darby Guinn

    Jay Hosler, creator of SANTIAGO RAMÓN Y CAJAL! ARTIST, SCIENTIST, TROUBLEMAKER, talks with Holiday House Associate Marketing Manager Darby Guinn about the process of introducing Cajal’s life and legacy to kids. The Spanish Nobel Prize Winner, known as the “Father of Neuroscience,” whose illustrations of brain cells are still used today was indeed, as the subtitle indicates, an Artist, a Scientist, and a Troublemaker all in one. From the choice to use a graphic novel format and the benefits of blending art and science, to the relationships and experiences that influenced Cajal's success, check out this episode of The Guest Book.
     
    SANTIAGO! is available everywhere books are sold. You can find Jay Hosler at @Jay_Hosler on Twitter and @hoslerjayon Instagram.
    Follow Holiday House on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @HolidayHouseBks for more about these books and for book giveaways.
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    • 38 min
    THE VERMILLION EMPORIUM Author Jamie Pacton talks to Peachtree Teen Editor Ashley Hearn

    THE VERMILLION EMPORIUM Author Jamie Pacton talks to Peachtree Teen Editor Ashley Hearn

    Jamie Pacton, author of THE VERMILION EMPORIUM, talks with Peachtree Teen Editor Ashley Hearn about her whimsically magical young adult romantic fantasy novel from pitch to finish. Through loss, hope, historical inspirations, fantastical world creation, and the need for happy endings, catch up on this conversation about the book and the unlikely sources of inspiration that brought it to life.
     
    THE VERMILION EMPORIUM is available everywhere books are sold. You can find Jamie Pacton at @jamiepacton on Instagram and TikTok.
     
    Follow Peachtree Teen @peachtreeteen on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok more book info and for book giveaways! 
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    • 42 min
    Authors Tom Phillips and Taylor Tyng talk about their new series as well as their experiences writing and living with Dyslexia

    Authors Tom Phillips and Taylor Tyng talk about their new series as well as their experiences writing and living with Dyslexia

    Tom Phillips, author of THE CURIOUS LEAGUE OF DETECTIVES AND THIEVES series, and Taylor Tyng, author of the CLARA POOLE series, discuss their experiences with Dyslexia and how it shaped their paths to becoming debut authors. From text-to-speech and other modern tools to work around reading difficulties, to making the transition from working for the screen to crafting a series narrative for middle grade readers.
     
    You can visit the IDA (International Dyslexia Association)’s website at https://dyslexiaida.org for more information about Dyslexia, including self-assessment tests and links to local organizations.
     
    THE CURIOUS LEAGUE OF DETECTIVES AND THIEVES #1: EGYPT’S CURSE is available everywhere books are sold. CLARA POOLE AND THE LONG WAY DOWN (CLARA POOLE #1) will be out Mar 7, 2023. You can find Tom Phillips at @tphillipswriter on Twitter and Instagram and Taylor Tyng @taylortyng on Twitter and Instagram.
     
    Follow Pixel+Ink on Twitter and Instagram @PixelandInkBks for more about these books and for book giveaways.
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    • 46 min
    MURDER FOR THE MODERN GIRL Author Kendall Kulper in conversation with Senior Editor Sally Morgridge

    MURDER FOR THE MODERN GIRL Author Kendall Kulper in conversation with Senior Editor Sally Morgridge

    MURDER FOR THE MODERN GIRL Author Kendall Kulper and Holiday House Senior Editor Sally Morgridge talk about writing dual perspectives, 1920’s slang, the birth of forensic science, and why sometimes you just need to get your frustrations out with a story about a girl who kills those who hurt others.
     
    MURDER FOR THE MODERN GIRL is available everywhere books are sold. You can find Kendall Kulper at @Kendall_Kulper on Twitter and @kendallkulper on Instagram.
    Follow Holiday House on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @HolidayHouseBks for more about these books and for book giveaways. Follow Pixel+Ink @peachtreepublishing on Instagram, @PeachtreePub on Twitter and Peachtree Publishing on Facebook for more book info and for book giveaways! 
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    • 31 min
    Authors Andrea Wang and Terry Catasús Jennings in conversation with Vice President & Publisher Neal Porter

    Authors Andrea Wang and Terry Catasús Jennings in conversation with Vice President & Publisher Neal Porter

    LULI AND THE LANGUAGE OF TEA and THE LITTLE HOUSE OF HOPE/LA CASITA DE ESPERANZA both center around the immigrant experience—through shared experiences, shared spaces, and shared words. The authors discuss many aspects, from the research behind the 10 different languages featured in LULI and the personal family stories that helped inspire LA CASITA, to both illustrators’ contributions to the books. Listen (with a cup of tea and a snack) to this conversation about food and family and what it means to find your home.
     
    LULI AND THE LANGUAGE OF TEA and THE LITTLE HOUSE OF HOPE/LA CASITA DE ESPERANZA are available everywhere books are sold. You can find Andrea Wang at @AndreaYWang on Twitter.Terry Catasús Jennings is @terry.c.jennings on Instagram. 
    Follow Holiday House @HolidayHouseBks, Pixel+Ink @PixelandInkBks, and Peachtree @PeachtreePub and @peachtreepublishing on social media for more about these books and for book giveaways! Subscribe to hear future episodes of The Guest Book with other Holiday House, Peachtree, and Pixel+Ink authors, illustrators, and publishing professionals!

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    • 34 min
    Author of “Where in the Garden” Series JaNay Brown-Wood in conversation with Em Shipman, Executive Director of KidsGardening

    Author of “Where in the Garden” Series JaNay Brown-Wood in conversation with Em Shipman, Executive Director of KidsGardening

    Author JaNay Brown-Wood discusses her “Where in the Garden” Series of books (Amara's Farm, Miguel's Community Garden) with Em Shipman, Executive Director of KidsGardening. From the importance of encouraging curiosity about the natural world to the importance of diverse representation, as well as the way in which education can encompass both hands-on work and more traditional media, this conversation covers a lot of ground.
     
    AMARA’S FARM and MIGUEL’S COMMUNITY GARDEN are available wherever books are sold through Peachtree Books. You can find JaNay Brown-Wood at @janaybrownwood on Twitter and Instagram. Em Shipman is on Twitter @EmShipman and @em.shipman on Instagram. KidsGardening is @KidsGardeningon Twitter and Instagram.
    Follow Holiday House on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @HolidayHouseBks for more about these books and for book giveaways. Follow Pixel+Ink @peachtreepublishing on Instagram, @PeachtreePub on Twitter and Peachtree Publishing on Facebook for more book info and for book giveaways! 
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    • 29 min

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