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Archives - February 2009

Interview: Pam Muñoz Ryan, author of Paint the Wind

Feb 2, 2009

In this interview with Kidsreads.com's Chris Shanley-Dillman, award-winning author Pam Muñoz Ryan explains how both her childhood love of horses and a suggestion from an editor prompted her to write her 2007 novel PAINT THE WIND (now available in paperback) and describes learning how to horseback ride as part of her research. She also reveals the inspirations behind her characters' unique names and shares details about a future book set to be released next year.

Interview: Sam Llewellyn, author of Lyonesse, Book 1: The Well Between the Worlds

Feb 1, 2009

Sam Llewellyn's most recent book for young readers, LYONESSE: THE WELL BETWEEN THE WORLDS, is the first installment of a series that reworks the folklore of King Arthur and the Knights of the Roundtable.