Author Talk: Conversations with Judy Blume ... [et Al.]
Leonard S. Marcus, Judy Blume
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 103 pages
Have you ever wanted to ask your favorite author:
What kind of child were you?
Did you like to read?
When did you become a writer?
What is the best thing about being a writer?
In fifteen short conversations with some of the best-known children's book authors, acclaimed author and editor Leonard S. Marcus asks these questions and more, discovering engaging details about their lives and their work. Throughout, you'll find childhood and adult pictures of the authors, as well as bibliographies, manuscript pages, and other fascinating memorabilia. "Author Talk" is a great introduction to the people behind some of your favorite books.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - laurenryates - LibraryThing
This was a fantastic book that I thoroughly enjoyed reading. The author highlighted 15 juvenile authors and interviews them about their childhood, method of writing, and advice they would give to ... Read full review
AUTHOR TALKUser Review - Kirkus
Similar in format to the Talking with Artists books, this is a welcome addition to the field of author biography. Marcus (Dear Genius,not reviewed, etc.) has produced a fascinating compilation of 15 ... Read full review