Author Fan Face-Off: The One and Only Ivan

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By popular demand, Stacey and I welcome Katherine Applegate to the Author Fan Face-Off studio for a much-anticipated One and Only Ivan Challenge!

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Author Fan Face-Off: Pax

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Today we welcome Sara Pennypacker to the Author Fan Face-off studio for a challenge based on her beloved novel of a boy and a fox, Pax.

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Author Fan Face-Off: El Deafo

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Here’s the latest, an El Deafo challenge with the amazing and always funny Cece Bell!

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Author Fan Face-off: Spy School

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And here’s the latest Author Fan Face-off, this time featuring Stuart Gibbs and the first book of his bestselling Spy School series!

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Author Fan Face-off: The Miscalculations of Lighting Girl

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Here’s episode #3 of Author Fan Face-off, with Stacy McAnulty and her math-filled novel The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl!

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Author Fan Face-off: The Great Greene Heist

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Here’s episode 2 of Author Fan Face-off, with guest author Varian Johnson going up against a true superfan of his novel The Great Greene Heist!

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Author Fan Face-off with Mr. Lemoncello!

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Check out a new video series I’m trying out – Author Fan Face-off! In each episode, one famous author and one student/fan go head to head on 10 trivia questions from one of the author’s best loved books. My co-host is super-librarian Stacey Rattner. Our first guest author is Chris Grabenstein and the featured book is best-selling Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library.

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SLJ Cover Story!

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Here’s something I never expected to see – me, as a cartoon by the comics legend Stan Mack, on the cover of School Library Journal! SLJ is generously offering free online access to the magazine during this time – check it out here.

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New comic in The Horn Book

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The Horn Book is doing a very cool and generous thing during this crisis – allowing anyone to read the full magazine online for free. And it just so happens that I have a comic in the new May/June edition! It’s a special “Breaking the Rules” edition, and they invited a bunch of writers to riff on a time they broke the rules. Check out my comic and all the other great pieces here – just click on the “Access Digitized Edition” link to get the whole magazine.

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Rabbi Harvey Q and A

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My very first book, even before I started writing nonfiction, was a graphic novel called The Adventures of Rabbi Harvey. I did three Harvey books – and still hope to do more some day. Meanwhile, here’s a quick video in which I answer some reader questions about the books and show how I draw the Harvey character. The special guest is my son – stuck at home right now, like everyone…

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