Mr. Alex interviews Sarah Rockett from SLEEPING BEAR PRESS and gets all the details regarding the OWN STORIES OWN VOICES Writing Contest. Sarah also shares with Mr. Alex what makes a good Picture Book Manuscript (including some Dos and Don’ts), what some of her upcoming projects.
Author Interview: Nancy Hartry
This in-depth interview goes over the advantages of a wordless picture book in promoting reading comprehension, vocabulary development and the development of social/emotional skills 4-8 year olds. The interview also discusses the process undertaken by Hartry in developing the book and getting it to publication; as well as her collaboration with the illustrator.
Over in the Woodland Team Interview Part II
The Team behind OVER IN THE WOODLAND A MYTHOLOGICAL COUNTING JOURNEY opens up to Mr. Alex about the creative process and the pedagogical purposes behind the book. This time we focus on the Illustrations!
Over in the Woodland Team Interview Part I
The Team behind OVER IN THE WOODLAND A MYTHOLOGICAL COUNTING JOURNEY opens up to Mr. Alex about the creative process and the pedagogical purposes behind the book.
Author Interview: Rebecca Balcárcel Part II
In this second part of a two-part interview, Balcárcel opens up to Mr. Alex about the process behind her debut Middle Grade Novel! THIS INTERVIEW HAS MANY MANY MANY SPOILERS FOR THE NOVEL! Plus, it’s an up close and personal look at the author.
Author Interview: Rebecca Balcárcel Part I
Rebecca Balcárcel opens up to Mr. Alex about her debut Middle Grade Novel, THE OTHER HALF OF HAPPY, in the first of a two part YouTube interview.
5 Essential Picture Books for Back To School Anxiety and Social Emotional learning
Around the world, parents and caregivers are struggling with in person vs. virtual learning models that are being put in place due to the Covid-19