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Radio Review

Originally aired on National Public Radio in the summer of 1986, these interviews with renowned writers and illustrators were conducted by Anita Silvey, then the editor of the Horn Book, and produced by Greg Fitzgerald. Also broadcast was a review by school children of Chris Van Allsburg’s The Polar Express. All are available as audio or in transcript.

Robert McCloskey on Make Way for Ducklings and his start in children’s books.
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Rosemary Wells on Max, Ruby, and what makes a classic picture book.
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Uri Shulevitz on his own and others' picture book techniques.
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James Marshall on the birth of George, Martha, and Viola Swamp.
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The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg is reviewed by school children in Wayland, Massachusetts.
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Illustration © 2002 by E. L. Konigsburg, created for the May/June 2002 Horn Book Magazine cover.

 
 
   
 
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