Monday, January 7, 2019

Charlesbridge Unplugged #19: Samantha Vamos

We're kicking off the new year by talking to author Samantha Vamos about her new book The Piñata That the Farm Maiden Hung and why it's so important to teach bilingual books in the classroom. You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below:

Monday, December 17, 2018

Charlesbridge Unplugged #18: Hillary Homzie

For our last podcast of the year we are talking to Hillary Homzie about her new early reader series Ellie May, illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler. Two of the Ellie May books publish tomorrow, Ellie May on Presidents' Day and Ellie May on April Fools' Day, so get a head start by listening to her talk about them! You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below:

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

Charlesbridge Unplugged #16: Middle Grade Panel

Today we're talking to two of our esteemed middle grade authors, as well as one of our middle grade editors! Joining us today are Ellen Wittlinger (Someone Else's Shoes) and HP Wood (Fakers: An Insider's Guide to Cons, Hoaxes, and Scams, illustrated by David Clark) as well as Editor Julie Bliven. You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below:

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Catching Up With Jeffrey Ebbeler

We caught up with illustrator Jeffrey Ebbeler to get a sense of how he tailors his illustrations to his many (many!) different Charlesbridge projects, including the Ellie May series and Captain's Log: Snowbound, all of which publish this year! 




Monday, November 5, 2018

Charlesbridge Unplugged #15: Erin Dionne

Today we're talking to debut picture book author (but seasoned novelist!) Erin Dionne about her Captain's Log: Snowbound (illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler) and the hilarious story about how it came to be! You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below:

Monday, October 22, 2018

Charlesbridge Unplugged #14: Young Adult Panel

Today we're talking to not one author but THREE about their young adult books for our teen imprint CharlesbridgeTEEN. We're excited to have Tracy Barrett (Freefall Summer), Marit Weisenberg (Select Few), and Caitlin Seal (Twice Dead) in discussion with each other and Executive Editor Monica Perez. You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below:

Monday, October 8, 2018

Charlesbridge Unplugged #13: Carrie A Pearson

Today we're in conversation with author Carrie Pearson about her picture book Stretch to the Sun: From a Tiny Sprout to the Tallest Tree on Earth and how she came to write about the tallest tree in the world. You can have a listen by clicking HERE or clicking play below: