When we created the Kidlit Social back in the spring of 2020, it was meant to be a temporary thing to keep folks connected during the pandemic. That’s why we called it the Kidlit Distancing Social. 😀


Now, more than two years and 85 episodes later, it’s time to move on to other projects, so our we’re calling it a day for regularly scheduled episodes of the Social.


We *will* return with occasional pop-up Kidlit Socials when we come across a particularly fascinating person or subject – and we’ll be sure to let you know.


On this final episode, Laura answers a wide range of questions about writing and publishing:




Laura asked viewers to put a book they love that they’ve read recently in the chat box, and here’s the list:


Kindra – The Underneath. Middle grade. Knocked my socks off.

AJ – I like to re-read Gator, Gator, Gator. It’s a picture book that invites the reader into the boat to find an alligator.

Glynis:  Picture Book: Out of Nowhere  – Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Dorie K:  The Undefeated – Kwame Alexander

Gabi: Click Clack Moo: Cows that Type

Stephen:  They All Saw a Cat

Patricia:  Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast, pb by Josh Funk..hilarious

Roxie: Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein

Susan:  Z Is for Moose

Katherine: Dr. Dog by Babette Cole. Hilarious children’s picture book about healthy and hygiene.

Pauline: Little Pea – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Roxie: The Three Ninja Pigs — Corey Rosen Schwartz

Jody: The Skunk by Mac Barnett




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