It’s been a long, long time since I’ve posted a What Was on My… However, Erin Dealey interviewed me this week in celebration of the upcoming release of my picture book, The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe. When she did, she turned the tables on me and asked a few questions I normally reserve for others. She also asked a question for Vera Rubin.
To help us celebrate Chinese New Year, the wonderful writer-illustrator-animator Benson Shum joins us with his most recent creation, Alex’s Good Fortune!
Anita Lehmann sharpened her sense of humor, exchanged her children’s writing cap for an adult one, and under the nom de plume of Walburga Appleseed wrote The Princess and the Prick. She joins us to tell us what was on her list of most offending fairytales.
Lovers of rhyme, rejoice! Our guest today is Julie Abery, a rhythm-maker and rhymer extraordinaire. Julie has six books to her name, with three more on the way. She has written board books about little animals, a biography about an Olympic swimmer, a nonfiction about a swimming team—and every single one of them is in …