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Have you stopped by AAAS Book Talks on SB&F Online lately? If not, now is a great time to check out this feature. We’ve just added three new interviews with the 2011 SB&F Prize winning authors and illustrators. You can listen to interviews with the author and illustrator of the Magic School Bus series, Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. Their most recent installment of the series, The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge was our Children’s Science Picture Book winner this year. Hear straight from these two iconic authors about how they work together, where to find secret drawings in the books by Joanna, and what’s next for this dynamic duo. We also interviewed Loree Griffin Burns and Ellen Harasimowicz, the author and photographer of The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honeybee Catastrophe. Loree and Ellen tell us about their adventures around the globe researching this book and their upcoming book on citizen science. Plus hear from hands-on science book author Sean Connolly. Sean made the trek across the pond from England to celebrate his prize-winning book, The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science.


And if you haven’t listened to our past interviews, please check them out too! Here’s a list of all the other interviews you’ll find on AAAS Book Talks:


Robert Gardner, long time hands-on science book author and winner of the SB&F Prize Lifetime Achievement Award


Molly Bang, author of Living Sunlight: How Plants Bring the Earth to Life


Pamela S. Turner and Andy Comins, author and photographer of The Frog Scientist


Jean Craighead George talks with long time friend and SB&F Prize judge, Dr. Wendy Saul, about her lifetime as a child's science book author


Kim McKay discusses her book True Green Kids: 100 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet


Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch discuss their book How We Know What We Know about Our Changing Climate


Dr. Sam Wang discusses his book Welcome to Your Brain


Pat Murphy discusses her book Exploratopia


Richard Preston discusses his book The Wild Trees


David Schwartz, Yael Schy, and Dwight Kuhn, discuss their book Where in the Wild?


Dr. Lowell Dingus discusses his book Dinosaur Eggs Discovered!


Dr. Eric Dinerstein discusses his book Tigerland and Other Unintended Destinations


Laurie Carlson discusses her book Thomas Edison for Kids: His Life and Ideas


Dianna Aston and Sylvia Long, discuss their book An Egg is Quiet


Catherine Thimmesh discusses her book Team Moon

Posted 27 Jun 2011 9:53 AM by Heather Malcomson