Monthly Archives: November 2013

Author Interview with James Preller

Get to know James… James Preller is the author of many books for children, including A PIRATE’S GUIDE TO FIRST GRADE, the new “SCARY TALES” Series, BYSTANDER, SIX INNINGS, ALONG CAME SPIDER, the “JIGSAW JONES” Mystery Series, and more. He … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Holly Goldberg Sloan

Get to know Holly… HOLLY GOLDBERG SLOAN was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan and spent a peripatetic childhood (following her Professor father and architect mother) living in California, The Netherlands, Istanbul, Turkey (where she went to high school), Washington D.C. and Oregon.  … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Sally Nicholls

Get to know Sally… Sally Nicholls was born in Stockton, just after midnight, in a thunderstorm. Her father died when she was two and she and her brother were brought up by her mother. She has always loved reading and spent … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Chris Grabenstein

Get to know Chris… Random House publishes his critically acclaimed Haunted Mystery Series for Middle Grades readers:THE CROSSROADS, which won both the Anthony and Agatha awards for best Children’s/YA novel, THE HANGING HILL (which also won the Agatha), THE SMOKY CORRIDOR, and The BLACK HEART CRYPT (the … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Wendelin Van Draanen

Get to know Wendelin… Books have always been a part of Wendelin Van Draanen’s life. Her mother taught her to read at an early age, and she has fond memories of story time with her father, when she and her … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Phoebe Stone

Get to know Phoebe… Phoebe Stone is the author of six novels, some of them sleeper hit best sellers. The Boy on Cinnamon Street received four starred reviews and is currently on the Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award List and The … Continue reading

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Interview with Newbery Honor Winner Margi Preus

Introducing Margi… Margi Preus writes children’s books, plays, comic operas and a variety of nonsense in Duluth, Minnesota. Her short fiction for adults and children has appeared in magazines, journals and anthologies. She teaches children’s literature at The College of … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Jennifer Anne Davis

Get to know Jennifer… Jennifer graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in English and a teaching credential. Afterwards, she finally married her best friend and high school sweetheart. Jennifer is currently a full-time writer and mother … Continue reading

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