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Host Suzanne Lieurance chats with children's book authors, illustrators, publishers, editors, and publicists about the world of children's writing and publishing.

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Martín Tarté is a published writer/novelist who loves to tell stories aboutdeep experiences regarding troubled young people in today's world-like-machine..He has published two novels, one in Spanish "Nos... more

In 2000 publisher Roland Stringer created Secret Mountain, a record label and publishing house that has brought together musicians, illustrators, songwriters and authors with the intention of creating a wealth of book/CD combinations with... more

About the book One summer day at his grandparents' home in Lebanon, Adam gets upset after his friends leave after a play date. His grandfather (Jidoo Yousef) helps him realize how much he has. By using the masbaha (a string of... more

About the book 'I hate my red hair!' Tiffany feels that her red hair makes her weird and different from everybody else. But her mother knows that the color red is not weird at all. It is what makes things vibrantly beautiful. Roses are red. Red is a... more

Annie Tipton talks about her new book, Church Camp Chaos in the Diary of a Real Payne series.

About the book Half Popped is the heart-warming and whimsical story of Kenny the Kernel, a discouraged but friendly popcorn kernel who believes he never reached his full potential. As Kenny journeys through the kitchen, he helps... more

About the bookd Welcome to Holmes County, Ohio, where twins Mattie and Mark Miller get a case of Green Fever. When their out-of-control jealousy begins to cause big trouble at every turn, will these energetic nine-year-olds learn... more

Irene Roth talks about her new book, Seasons of Empowerment for Adolescent Girls.

About the book At the Window At the Window is a children's book about peace, love and hope. It is a quiet, sensitive story that invites readers to consider the undeniable nature of love. Henry and his little sister, Emily, are orphans who live... more

Alyson Flippo talks about her new picture book Addie B. Strong - I Am So Strong