Author Robert Logan Rogers has had a little gem of a book called Rungle In The Jungle since the 1980s. With motivation and drive he finally found an illustrator who would help him bring his book to life. Be sure to visit Kristi’s Book Nook for a chance to win this great book for kids.
TNW: How long have you been writing?
RLR: 25 Years
TNW: Have you always written for children?
TNW: What drives and motivates your writing?
RLR: Influencing children’s lives to face fears and overcome insecurities.
TNW: Do you feel it’s important for writers to use social media?
RLR: By taking advantage of forums that have become standard sources of information for most of the public today!
TNW: Who are some of your favorite authors and why?
RLR: C.S. Lewis because he uses allegory and illustrative metaphorical story telling to bring biblical truth to the reader.
TNW: What books for writers would you recommend?
RLR: The Hobbit
TNW: What advice do you have for new writers?
RLR: Be persistent and disciplined and keep focused on your end goal of completing your task.
TNW: What is the goal for yourself in the next 5 years?
RLR: To write and finish several sequels.
Thanks so much Robert for sharing with us today. Be sure to stop by his website to learn more about him and his book at http://www.rungleinthejunglethebook.com.
Stop by Kristi’s Book Nook to see my review and for a chance to win a copy!
Kristi’s Book Nook is celebrating Multicultural Children’s Book Day!
Our Mission: The MCCBD team’s mission to spread the word and raise awareness about the importance of diversity in children’s literature. Our young readers need to see themselves within the pages of a book and experience other cultures, languages, traditions and religions within the pages of a book. We encourage readers, parents, teachers, caregivers and librarians to follow along the fun book reviews, author visits, event details, a multicultural children’s book linky and via our hashtag (#ReadYourWorld) on Twitter and other social media.
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Multicultural Children’s Book Day has 12 amazing Co-Host and you can view them here.
are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
– President Barack Obama
Kristi’s Book Nook takes pride in sharing stories that feature people andcharacters of color. As more writers of color are being recognized for their efforts, hard work and dedication, our children will be able to truly see themselves in stories they read and share. This is my dream, and I invite you to share and celebrate with me.
Tuesday Writing Tips – Somebody’s House – Writing and Illustrating a Picture Book
Today I’m pleased to welcome talented author, Katrina Germein and amazing illustrator, Anthea Stead to my blog.
To celebrate their new book, Somebody’s House, Katrina and Anthea have dropped in and generously agreed to share their tips on how they created their vibrant new story. And I’ll be reviewing it at the end of this post.
KATRINA’S TOP 5 TIPS ON WRITING A PICTURE BOOK
Katrina Germein is a best-selling Australian picture book author, published worldwide.
Her popular picture book, My Dad Thinks He’s Funny, was Highly Commended in the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.
The sequel, My Dad STILL Thinks He’s Funny, will be published in 2013. Katrina’s work has been featured on children’s television programs such as Wurrawhy, Yamba’s Playtime and Play School and several of her titles have won Notable Book commendations from The Children’s Book Council of Australia. Read more here.