COSTEN CHILDREN'S LIBRARY - BIBLIOFILES PODCASTS
Recently, I had the privilege of discovering the Cotsen Children's Library Bibliofiles. Library Director and host, Dr. Dana Sheridan, interviews popular children's and young-adult book authors providing a wealth of podcasts. Here is a sampling of some of her notable author interviewees: M.T. Anderson, Kenneth Oppel, Philip Pullman, Sharon Creech, Wendy Mass and Jeff Smith.
HARPERCOLLINS CHILDREN'S: PODCAST
Occasionally, when researching materials for acquisition or content for lessons I have utilized the HarperCollins Children's Podcast Library. Check it out for yourself, they offer a nice array of up and coming stars to established favorites like: Neil Gaiman, R.L.Stine & Lemony Snicket.
READING ROCKETS: Video Interviews with Children's Authors and Illustrators
Here's another great way to begin a unit or lesson...start by visiting Reading Rocket's Video Interviews page.
Finally, for an extensive list of authors and illustrator's interviews check out Scholastic Books: Teacher Resource Page.
SCHOLASTIC: AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS
If you didn't find the interview you were looking for, considering going directly to the source and check out the author/illustrator's website. Can you recommend an outstanding author interview? Which was your favorite? Share it here!