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Halloween Student Stories

It’s almost Halloween. To build the spooky atmosphere — and also to encourage creative writing — I’m offering these nine read-alouds, spooky stories written by students aged 11-17, all featured on my Cabin Tales podcast last October. They range from silly fun to gory… Continue Reading “Halloween Student Stories”

Author Interview with Frieda Wishinsky

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jfgq8-1097625 It’s the final Cabin Tales interview! With Frieda Wishinsky, award-winning author of more than 70 books for young readers, both fiction and non-fiction. Hear about her aversion to horror, her fondness for chronological order, and the similarities she finds in writing and gardening.… Continue Reading “Author Interview with Frieda Wishinsky”

Author Interview with Karen Bass

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-szasi-108d74a An interview with Karen Bass, award-winning author of 8 young adult novels including Graffiti Knight, The Hill, and Blood Donor. Hear about her favourite fictional monster, her preference for third-person point of view, and her memory of growing up on a farm telling… Continue Reading “Author Interview with Karen Bass”

Author-Illustrator Interview with Chris Jones

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wn5ue-1084012 An interview with Chris Jones, illustrator of 25+ picture books and leveled readers plus multiple magazine features, and author-illustrator of graphic novels and comics for all ages. Hear about his love of wild settings, his resistance to the bound pages of a sketchbook,… Continue Reading “Author-Illustrator Interview with Chris Jones”

Author-Illustrator Interview with Katherine Battersby, Peggy Collins, and Christine Tripp

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-varki-107b3e2 An interview with Katherine Battersby, Peggy Collins, and Christine Tripp. Chris has illustrated more than 50 children’s books for educational publishers; Peggy has illustrated over a dozen books and she’s the author-illustrator of several. Katherine Battersby has illustrated 12 books, 7 of which… Continue Reading “Author-Illustrator Interview with Katherine Battersby, Peggy Collins, and Christine Tripp”

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