hotTEAs of Children’s Literature: Aaron Reynolds

Aaron Reynolds is the New York Times bestselling author of loads of kids books like NERDY BIRDY, CARNIVORES, and the Caldecott-Honor winner CREEPY CARROTS. He regularly makes time for school visits, where his silly, hilarious, and hands-on presentations mesmerize kids and teachers alike. Aaron lives in Chicago.

 

☕ CUPPA OF CHOICE: Butterbeer. Have you had the official stuff at Harry Potter World in Florida? It’s insanely good. It should require a prescription.

☕ HOT OFF THE PRESS: Nerdy Birdy, illustrated by Matt Davies (Roaring Brook Press, September 2015)Forthcoming: President Squid, illustrated by Sara Varon (Chronicle Books, March 1, 2016).

☕ FAVE FOODIE CHILDREN’S BOOK: I’m a big fan right now of Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast by Josh Funk and Brendan Kearney (Sterling, 2015). 

Visit Aaron Reynolds’s Official Website 

☕☕ JUST ONE MORE SIP: Check out my tasty interview with Aaron about CARNIVORES!

☕ ☕ ☕ CAN’T GET ENOUGH: Cool and interesting interview about Nerdy Birdy. Is it just me, or does the interviewer, Becky Anderson, resemble Vicki Lawrence from the Carol Burnett Show? Same lovely smile🙂

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12 thoughts on “hotTEAs of Children’s Literature: Aaron Reynolds

  1. Ooh – cute a.) glasses, and b.) butterbeer mug. I’m possibly interested in butterbeer, although I’m a little afraid to drink something that sounds … like it might be cream soda with butter in it.

    I love the ideas behind Nerdy Birdie – thanks for linking to the little booktalk, too. EVERY book that keeps helping kids walk the walk about inclusivity is such an amazing thing.

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    1. Agree about the cuteness. I’m very curious to try some butterbeer too. And Nerdy Birdy is wonderful — can’t wait to see President Squid!

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  2. I love all of Aaron Reynolds’ books, so enjoyed this ‘extra’ information very much, Jama. Because his favorite is butterbeer, I guess I’ll need to try some. Thanks for the great interview ‘extra’, too.

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