April 23, 2017

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Authors and Illustrators Share Warm Holiday Memories with SLJ

Tiim Federle as a Santa.

Children’s authors Kathryn Erskine, Tim Federle, Andrea Davis, Pinkney, and Huck Scarry open up their holiday memory archives that involve: near-death on the slopes, finding out that Santa Claus swears, and time spent as a Radio City Music Hall Santa.

Kid Lit Authors, Illustrators Share Their Holiday Memories with SLJ


Since 2006, School Library Journal has solicited holiday memories from authors and illustrators. In this edition, our eighth, we feature contributions from Jenni and Matt Holm, Steven Kellogg, and A.S. King.

Authors and Illustrators Share Their Holiday Memories, Part 2

Rita Williams-Garcia and family

This week, authors Rita Williams-Garcia, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, and Mac Barnett share their stories of the season with SLJ.