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Someday, Episode #10: Liz Garton Scanlon, Children’s Author

Welcome to Someday, where we interview interesting people from around the world to learn about how they make a living.  We call it Someday because one day our curious kids may elect to pursue a career in one of these fields.  In the upcoming months, we’ll learn: How to become a LEGO Engineer, the best thing about being a Veterinarian and the most challenging thing about being a Pastry Chef. 

In episode #10, we sat down with Liz Garton Scanlon.  Liz is the author of numerous beloved books for young people, including the highly-acclaimed, Caldecott-honored picture book All the World, illustrated by Marla Frazee, and her debut novel for middle grade readers, The Great Good Summer, as well as The Good-Pie PartyHappy Birthday, Bunny!; Noodle & Lou, and several others.  Liz is also a poet, a teacher and a frequent & popular presenter at schools, libraries and conferences. She grew up in Colorado and Wisconsin, and now lives with her husband and two daughters in Austin, Texas.

Some of the resources Liz mentions are as follows:

Liz Garton Scanlon website

Activity guides for her books

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

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