Interview with Shannon Riggs

Monday, March 24, 2008.

Photo of Shannon Riggs from ShannonRiggs.comChildren’s books are well known to be portals to worlds unknown, entertainment and new ideas. They can also be — and are increasingly becoming — a great tool to help children understand the real world of which they are a part.

On this edition of Just One More Book!!, Mark speaks with author Shannon Riggs about the use of stories in issue books, character decisions for her book Not in Room 204 and using books to raise awareness of issues including child sexual abuse.

Other books mentioned

  • Faithful Elephants

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