Interview with Alice Bartels

Monday, May 7, 2007.

The Grandmother DollSome authors have a special gift of uniting real-life with the right kind of magic to make a book that can fascinate and still be something the reader can relate to.

On this edition of Just One More Book, Mark speaks with author Alice Bartels about using real life grumpiness and a magical character in her book The Grandmother Doll, prompting imagination in children, and the importance of being immersed in children’s books if you want to write them.

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April 6, 2008 @ 10:57 pm

[…] Grandmother Doll (Alice L. Bartels and illustrated by Duscan Petricic; 2001 Annick Press) details the grouchy mother-daughter […]

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