Cynthia Leitich Smith
What an honor to be interviewed for a podcast also featuring author Pat Mora and author-illustrator Don Tate by Professional Book Nerds.
Peek from my segment:
"It [writing for kids] was a heart decision, not a head decision and part of that heart decision wasn't just about my work.
"It was about the power and importance and necessity of bringing goodness into the world, specifically goodness for kids, and so I was going to do what I could to uplift all storytellers and young readers."
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