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MY INTERVIEW WITH ASHLEY SPIRES

MY INTERVIEW WITH ASHLEY SPIRES

Ashley Spires is the author of The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do, a charming story of friendship, courage and overcoming your fears. It is the feature book in our July 2017 Picture Book Box. Ashley is from our neck of the woods - Ladner, B.C., Canada. It’s petty impressive what Ashley has accomplished in the six years since her first book, Small Saul was published. Four picture books, five graphic novels (Binky the Space Cat series), a long list of awards and honours, plus a number of books she has illustrated for other authors.

MARMALADE BOOKS (MB): Do you ever have more than one book idea in your head at time?

MY INTERVIEW WITH KYO MACLEAR

MY INTERVIEW WITH KYO MACLEAR

Kyo Maclear is the author of Spork, the feature book in our June 2017 Picture Book Box. New in paperback, Spork won numerous awards when it was published in 2010. A glimpse into the life of a spork – not a fork, not a spoon. Never chosen to be at the table, just where does he fit in? Spork is a clever story about tolerance and individuality. Kyo lives in Toronto and is the mother of two sons and two cats. 

MARMALADE BOOKS (MB): When did you know you wanted to be a writer?