Meet-the-Author Book Readings (1,608)

Connect instantly with the books you're reading by listening to authors and illustrators as they reflect on the inspiration, purpose, craft, and background behind a well-received book.

  • Find out what inspired the author to write the book
  • Hear rhythm, pacing, and tone the way the author imagined them
  • Listen to illustrators explain their craft—and see an internal image, too
  • Introduce a book by letting readers learn directly from the author
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Sample Meet-the-Author Book Readings

Chris Van Allsburg on creating
Jumanji

Maya Angelou on creating
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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Grand Canyon
Narrated by: Jason Chin
Created: Dec 1, 2017
Redwoods
Narrated by: Jason Chin
Created: Dec 1, 2017
Before She Was Harriet
Narrated by Author Lesa Cline-Ransome and illustrator James. E. Ransome
Created: Dec 1, 2017
Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau
Narrated by Author Andrea Beaty
Created: Nov 22, 2017
Ada Twist, Scientist
Narrated by Author Andrea Beaty
Created: Nov 22, 2017
Rosie Revere, Engineer
Narrated by Author Andrea Beaty
Created: Nov 22, 2017
Iggy Peck, Architect
Narrated by Author Andrea Beaty
Created: Nov 22, 2017
Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America
Narrated by: Teri Kanefield
Created: Nov 16, 2017
I Am Yoga
Narrated by: Susan Verde
Created: Nov 8, 2017
I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness
Narrated by: Susan Verde
Created: Nov 8, 2017
Museum, The
Narrated by: Susan Verde
Created: Nov 7, 2017
Life on Surtsey: Iceland's Upstart Island
Narrated by: Loree Griffin Burns
Created: Nov 2, 2017
Therese Makes a Tapestry
Narrated by: Alexandra S.D. Hinrichs
Created: Oct 31, 2017
Nian Monster, The
Narrated by: Andrea Wang
Created: Oct 27, 2017
Landscape with Invisible Hand
Narrated by: M.T. Anderson
Created: Oct 23, 2017
Yvain: The Knight of the Lion
Narrated by: M.T. Anderson
Created: Oct 18, 2017
Scorpion Rules, The
Narrated by: Erin Bow
Created: Oct 18, 2017
Sorrow's Knot
Narrated by: Erin Bow
Created: Oct 18, 2017
Auma's Long Run
Narrated by: Eucabeth A. Odhiambo
Created: Oct 18, 2017
Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, The
Narrated by: Karina Yan Glaser
Created: Oct 4, 2017
Pearl Thief, The
Narrated by: Elizabeth Wein
Created: Sep 14, 2017
Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters
Narrated by illustrator Evan Turk
Created: Aug 30, 2017
Grandfather Gandhi
Narrated by illustrator Evan Turk
Created: Aug 30, 2017
Storyteller, The
Narrated by: Evan Turk
Created: Aug 30, 2017
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team
Narrated by: Steve Sheinkin
Created: Aug 25, 2017
Great Pet Escape, The
Narrated by: Victoria Jamieson
Created: Aug 25, 2017
March Book Three
Narrated by: John Lewis
Created: Aug 25, 2017
March Book Two
Narrated by: John Lewis
Created: Aug 25, 2017
March Book One
Narrated by: John Lewis
Created: Aug 25, 2017
Big Cat, Little Cat
Narrated by: Elisha Cooper
Created: Aug 24, 2017
Midnight at the Electric
Narrated by: Jodi Lynn Anderson
Created: Aug 24, 2017
Refugee
Narrated by: Alan Gratz
Created: Aug 24, 2017
Face Like Glass, A
Narrated by: Frances Hardinge
Created: Aug 24, 2017
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground
Narrated by: Rita Williams-Garcia
Created: Aug 23, 2017
Spirit Week Showdown
Narrated by: Crystal Allen
Created: Aug 16, 2017
Bull
Narrated by: David Elliott
Created: Aug 15, 2017
Latehomecomer, The: A Hmong Family Memoir
Narrated in Hmong by: Kao Kalia Yang
Created: Aug 15, 2017
Latehomecomer, The: A Hmong Family Memoir
Narrated by: Kao Kalia Yang
Created: Aug 14, 2017
Genius: The Game
Narrated by: Leopoldo Gout
Created: Aug 7, 2017
Poison: Deadly Deeds, Perilous Professions, and Murderous Medicines
Narrated by: Sarah Albee
Created: Aug 7, 2017
Mind-Boggling Numbers
Narrated by: Michael J. Rosen
Created: Jul 31, 2017
Midnight Without a Moon
Narrated by: Linda Williams Jackson
Created: Jul 26, 2017
Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion
Narrated by: Chris Barton
Created: Jul 24, 2017
Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions
Narrated by: Chris Barton
Created: Jul 24, 2017
Which One Doesn't Belong?: A Shapes Book
Narrated by: Christopher Danielson
Created: Jul 17, 2017
Carson Crosses Canada
Narrated by: Linda Bailey
Created: Jul 12, 2017
Scythe
Narrated by: Neal Shusterman
Created: Jul 7, 2017
Maybe a Fox
Narrated by co-author Alison McGhee
Created: Jul 7, 2017
Maybe a Fox
Narrated by co-author Kathi Appelt
Created: Jul 5, 2017
Just Another Girl
Narrated by: Elizabeth Eulberg
Created: Jul 4, 2017
Great Shelby Holmes, The
Narrated by: Elizabeth Eulberg
Created: Jul 4, 2017
Soar
Narrated by: Joan Bauer
Created: Jun 28, 2017
Firebird
Narrated by illustrator Christopher Myers
Created: Jun 28, 2017
My Pen
Narrated by: Christopher Myers
Created: Jun 28, 2017
Right Word, The: Roget and His Thesaurus
Narrated by: Jen Bryant
Created: Jun 27, 2017
Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille
Narrated by: Jen Bryant
Created: Jun 27, 2017
Fuzzy Mud
Narrated by: Louis Sachar
Created: Jun 19, 2017
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