This Is the Author S7 E4 Image of Nancy Redd, Matthew Swanson, Adam Rubin
On the Podcast: Nancy Redd, Matthew Swanson, and Adam Rubin

In this episode, meet Webby Award-winning on-air host and bestselling author Nancy Redd, author of Bedtime Bonnet, co-creator (with Robbi Behr) of the Cookie Chronicle series Matthew Swanson, author of Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Perfection, and bestselling picture book author Adam Rubin, author of The Ice Cream Machine.

Whether it’s giving kids a way to see themselves reflected in the world around them or encouraging kids to be silly and laugh, these authors find joy in creating stories specifically for young readers. Listen in as each author talks about their audiobook recording experience.

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Author: Nancy Redd
Read By: Nancy Redd

Bedtime Bonnet is a joyous and loving celebration of family, and the first-ever picture book to highlight the nighttime hair traditions of a Black family. Perfect for every little girl who knows what it’s like to lose her bonnet just before bedtime!

Practice makes perfect, and Ben Yokoyama will settle for nothing less than perfection! Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Perfection is a hilarious new Cookie Chronicles adventure that fans of Wimpy Kid or Dog Man will gobble up with gusto.

Author: Adam Rubin
Read By: Adam Rubin

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dragons Love Tacos comes The Ice Cream Machine, a hilarious middle grade collection of six totally different stories with the same exact name. Listener, be advised that the events in this audiobook may tickle your funny bone, so grab a cup or a cone, and watch out for brain freeze!

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