Why I Write Children’s Literature

One of my favorite authors, Robert Fulghum, was in the habit every New Years of writing a manifesto of sorts. One of these essays ended up getting shared. And shared. And shared again until “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” took on a life of its own. That essay was my… Continue reading Why I Write Children’s Literature

8 Random Things You Wouldn’t Know About Paul Rondema If You Didn’t Read This Interview: Yet Another Interview with Paul Rondema, Children’s Author (Who keeps inviting him back?)

Question: Really, now. This is the third time we’re interviewing you. Who keeps inviting you? Paul: What a great way to make me feel welcomed and truly valued. Question: Is that sarcasm? Paul: You’re getting a lot better asking questions. Question: But why are you here? Paul: Another great question. Thanks for asking. For all… Continue reading 8 Random Things You Wouldn’t Know About Paul Rondema If You Didn’t Read This Interview: Yet Another Interview with Paul Rondema, Children’s Author (Who keeps inviting him back?)

Why I Love Kid Lit: Another Interview with Paul Rondema, Children’s Author

Question: Welcome back, Paul. We’re glad you joined us. Paul: That’s not a question. Question: We’re glad you joined us? Paul: Don’t sound so certain. You’re going to make me conceited. Question: Are we glad you joined us? Paul: Yes. Yes, I think you are. Question: We asked you here because we want to know… Continue reading Why I Love Kid Lit: Another Interview with Paul Rondema, Children’s Author

An Interview with Paul Rondema, Children’s Author

Question: So, Paul, I see you’re recommending picture books. Paul: That wasn’t a question. Question: I see you’re recommending picture books? Paul: Not quite. Give it another try. Question: Why are you recommending picture books? Paul: Well done. I’m recommending picture books because I love them, and I want others to know about picture books that… Continue reading An Interview with Paul Rondema, Children’s Author