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Book Bites for Kids


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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.

On-Demand Episodes

Children's author Michael Selden talks about his new middle grade novel, The Boy Who Ran.

About the book Anybody Home? Polly 'Possum is looking for a new home to raise her expected babies. Along the way, she meets a wide variety of diurnal and nocturnal animals. She learns how they build and live in webs, nests, hives,... more

About the book Punxsutawney Phyllis Phyllis can't convince Uncle Phil to get out of bed to make his prediction on Groundhog Day. When Uncle Phil realizes he has missed all the signs of an early spring, he knows it's time to retire and... more

About the book A Butterfly Called Hope The colorful flowers in Mama's garden reveal a strange-looking creature. "What is it? Does it sting, does it bite?" Join in this photographic journey as the young girl and her mother care for... more

Childen's author/illustrator Sally O. Lee talks about her new picture book - Pop! Pop! Bam! Bam!

About the book The Racecar Book You may not be old enough to drive, but that doesn't mean you can't satisfy your need for speed. Author and physics teacher Bobby Mercer shows how to use mousetraps, rubber bands, chemical reactions,... more

Chris McCloskey talks about her new book, A Nose for Crime.

Dorit Sasson talks about her new books for teachers: Listening and Reading for English Language Learners: Collaborative Teaching for Greater Success with K-6 Speaking and Writing for English Language Learners: Collaborative Teaching... more

About the book Dino Tracks Step back in time and follow dinosaur tracks around the world. Whether made by a few dinosaurs or large groups, these tracks provide clues to the movement and behavior of these lovable ancient creatures. What... more

Andrea Buginsky talks about her new YA novel, Destiny.