Children’s Literature – Maine Public

Gregory Maguire, the author of Wicked, and Kirkus Review children’s book editor Vicki Smith join us to talk about the state of children’s literature.

Guests: Gregory Maguire is a writer of several dozen crossover books for adults and children. His best-known work is Wicked.  He also helped found and for 25 years codirected Children’s Literature New England, Inc., a nonprofit that raises awareness of the significance of literature in the lives of children.

Vicky Smith, Children’s &Teen Editor at Kirkus Reviews

Talya Edlund, 2016 Maine Teacher of the Year, Grade 5 Teacher, Cape Elizabeth Middle School, Language Arts/Science

Gregory Maguire is featured at Moss Wood Retreats this week.

He is doing a reading at Blue Hill Public Library on June 16th, 7 pm.


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