"They Will Ask Us" explores the questions, the well-meaning and the not, that people will bring to others around their identities. It uses figurative language to embrace the message of self-acceptance and empathy. I had the incredible pleasure to engage with Author Lexa Duno-Andreu in an interview. I love all my interviews with authors, but this one I had some deep questions for because of how I personally connected with the book. Check out the interview!
Countering Stereotypes & Creating Mirrors: An Interview with M.O. Yuksel
"In My Mosque" is a picture book created to spread joy and counter tragedy! After reading it, I could tell there was a deep story and inspiration behind this book. Therefore, I reached out to M.O. Yuksel to see if she would be interested in an interview. And, luckily, she said yes! Check out our interview below.
Embracing Diversity & Intersectionality: An Interview with CM Harris
CM Harris's book explores diversity, identity, and intersectionality. Check out our interview with her as we discuss these topics!
Mirror Making: A Conversation with Daria Peoples-Riley
When I finally got my hands on Daria Peoples-Riley's book, I was instantly captivated by her illustrations: Wow, just wow. I felt like I was right next to the main character, walking through a well-loved community. I just had to feature this book and author-illustrator on Colorful Pages! Luckily, when I reached out, Daria agreed to do an interview to discuss her own story and latest picture book.
An Interview with Samuel Narh: Strong Identity, Diverse Books, & “Maisie’s Scrapbook”
I was also able to interview Samuel about his background, his experiences as an author, and Maisie’s Scrapbook. I hope you enjoy the ideas and thoughts of this great author as much as I have.
An Interview with Lee Cataluna: Ordinary ‘Ohana and Real Inspiration
Meet Lee Cataluna, author of "Ordinary 'Ohana", a diverse picture book depicting a Hawaiian family. Read our interview to hear about her inspiration for the book, see early mockups of the illustrations, and learn more about this brilliant author!