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Podcast Ep 29 | Barbara McClintock
On today’s episode of KidLit Podcast, Barbara McClintock tells StoryMakers host Rocco Staino all about her childhood inspirations, illustrations, and latest books. Barbara’s book Emma and Julia Love Ballet is all about Emma, a young girl dreaming to do ballet, and Julia, a professional ballet dancer. And to celebrate the book, Barbara even teaches Rocco some beginner ballet moves!
Barbara McClintock also tells us she’s adding a new book to the Lost and Found series! The brother and sister duo, Adele and Simon, are off to China on their latest adventure, and Barbara will be taking your suggestions on where they should travel next! So be sure to jump into this kid lit adventure, only found on KidLit TV!
Where should Adele and Simon travel to next?
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Barbara McClintock will be checking in!
ABOUT THE BOOKS
Emma and Julia Love Ballet
Written and illustrated by Barbara McClintock
Published by Scholastic Press
Emma is little. Julia is big. They both love ballet. Emma takes ballet lessons. So does Julia. Emma is learning to be a ballerina. Julia is a professional ballerina. They are both excited about the big performance in the theater tonight. Emma will be watching from the audience. Julia will be dancing onstage! And afterward, Emma will go backstage to meet her ballet hero! Barbara McClintock’s richly illustrated, heartwarming story is sure to become a perennial favorite.Lost and Found: Adele and Simon in China
Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). October 25, 2016. Now available for pre-order at IndieBound.org
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ABOUT BARBARA MCCLINTOCK
Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Barbara McClintock draws like a dream; her “beautifully restrained use of color may evoke a long-ago time, but her compositions are so dynamic that there’s always something for contemporary children to discover.” [Michael Cart, Booklist] Full of humor and wit and strong characterizations, her books are timeless charmers.
Barbara’s books have won 5 New York Times Best Books awards, a New York Times Notable Book citation, a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor award, and numerous other awards, recommended/best book lists, and starred reviews.
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