Dig a little deeper into the books you love to read with The BiblioFiles, our illuminating interviews with children's book authors! From award-winning bestsellers to books you might not have heard of (but should definitely check out), listen to what the authors have to say about their creations!
Webcasts and transcripts of the program are available in our audio archive. The interviews are also available as podcasts.
BiblioFiles host Dana Sheridan won the New Jersey Center for the Book’s Miss Rumphius Award. This award honors educators who are stellar at spreading ideas and creative literacy programming via the internet. Way to go Dr. Dana!
Author of the Anna Hibiscus series, as well as The No. 1 Car Spotter.
Author of the Norumbegan Quartet, which begins with The Game of Sunken Places.
Author of The Jumbies.
Author of The Penderwicks and its sequel, The Penderwicks of Gardam Street.
Author of Williwaw! and Norman Tuttle on the Last Frontier.
Author of The Secret Series, which begins with The Name of This Book is Secret.
Author of the graphic novel, Pashmina.
Author of Bad Unicorn, and its sequel, Fluff Dragon.
Author of Walk Two Moons, Ruby Holler, The Wanderer, Love that Dog, and The Boy on the Porch.
Author of I Can Make This Promise and The Sea in Winter.
Author of the Last Apprentice series.
Author and illustrator of The Spiderwick Chronicles and the WondLa trilogy.
Author of Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms and its sequel, Horten’s Incredible Illusions.
Author of Dark Life and its sequel, Rip Tide.
A conversation with authors Sayantani DasGupta and Roshani Chokshi.
Author of award-winning biographies, which include Ben Franklin's Almanac, Our Eleanor, The Lincolns and Amelia Lost.
Author of Moving Target, Return Fire, and historical novels A Thunderous Whisper and The Red Umbrella.
Author of The Sky at Our Feet and One Half From the East.
Author of The Outsiders, Rumblefish, Tex, and Taming the Star Runner.
Author and illustrator of When Stars Are Scattered and Roller Girl.
Author of the legendary book, The Phantom Tollbooth.
Author of Newbery Honor book, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate.
Author of Riding Chance and The True Definition of Neva Beane.
Co-host of the popular PBS Kids animated series Wild Kratts.
Author of 45 books and recipient of two Newbery medals.
Author of A Mango-Shaped Space and Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life.
Author of Shackleton's Stowaway.
Author of Miss Spitfire and The Lost Crown.
Author of the award-winning Silverwing series.
Author of multiple award-winning books, including The Sally Lockhart Mysteries and The Golden Compass.
Author and illustrator of The True Meaning of Smekday.
Author of Towers Falling, Ghost Boys and the Louisiana Girls' Trilogy.
Author of the Kronos Chronicles, a series which includes the books The Cabinet of Wonders and The Celestial Globe.
Author of the Alcatraz versus the Evil Librarians series.
Author of the Blackthorn Key Adventures.
Author of many books, including The Wednesday Wars and Okay for Now.
Creator of the epic comic, BONE.
Author of When You Reach Me, which won the Newbery Medal in 2010.
Author of The Mysterious Benedict Society series.
Author of Cicada and The Bird King.
Author of the fantastic Solomon Snow series
Author of The Golden Hour series.
Author of The Truth About Twinkie Pie and The Way to Bea.
Creator of City of Secrets and City of Illusion.
BiblioFiles theme music: "A Go Go" by John Scofield, from his album, A Go Go (Polygram Records).
Many thanks to sound engineer Dan Kearns at the Princeton University Broadcast Center!