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 how family history weaves itself into Jaqueline Woodson’s powerful stories, why Erin Entrada Kelly says there are many different ways to be strong and mighty, if Chris Van Allsburg is really as spooky as his books, why Patricia Polacco’s warm family tales seem so real, and many more insights into your favorite book creators. Browse our video library below — you’ll find more than 150 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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