Video Interviews with Top Children's Authors and Illustrators

Watch Reading Rockets' exclusive video interviews with top children's book authors and illustrators. You'll discover if Chris Van Allsburg is really as spooky as his books, where Jon Scieszka gets his wacky ideas, and why Patricia Polacco's warm family tales seem so real. Browse our video library below — you'll discover more than 130 engaging interviews!

Our video interviews are a great resource for your classroom author studies. For ideas on how to plan and implement author study units, see our Author Study Toolkit.

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