LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
NEWSCAST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

Children's Book

Conversations: Denene Millner of Denene Millner Books

On this edition of Conversations, Denene Millner talks with host Dan Skinner about forming her own publishing imprint, "Denene Millner Books" and the books to be found under that umbrella. Millner is a journalist, television show host, and best-selling author who has written and collaborated on 32 critically acclaimed books. 


Conversations: Trudi Trueit, "National Geographic Explorer Academy: The Tiger's Nest"

On this edition of Conversations, Trudi Trueit talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest book in the National Geographic “Explorer Academy” series: “The Tiger’s Nest.” Trueit is the author of the “Explorer Academy” series. She's written more than a hundred books for young readers, both fiction and nonfiction. Her fiction novels include “The Sister Solution,” “Stealing Popular,” and the “Secrets of a Lab Rat” series.


Conversations: James Buckley, "It's a Numbers Game! Soccer: The math behind the perfect goal, the game-winning save, and so much more!"

On this edition of Conversations, James Buckley talks with host Dan Skinner about “It’s a Numbers Game! Soccer: The math behind the perfect goal, the game-winning save, and so much more!” Buckley is the author of more than 200 books for young readers on basketball, baseball, football, soccer and more.


Conversations: Melissa de la Cruz, "Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy"

On this edition of ConversationsMelissa de la Cruz talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest novel, “Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy.” Cruz is an internationally bestselling author of many critically acclaimed books for readers of all ages, including the “Alex & Eliza” trilogy and Disney's “Descendants” novels. 


Conversations: Eoin Colfer, "Deny All Charges"

On this edition of Conversations, Eoin Colfer talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest novel, “The Fowl Twins: Deny All Charges.” Colfer is the author of the “Artemis Fowl" series. He also wrote the critically acclaimed WARP trilogy and many other titles for young readers and adults. In 2014, he was named Ireland's laureate for children's literature. 


 

Conversations: Brad Meltzer, "Ordinary People Change the World" series

On this edition of Conversations, Brad Meltzer talks with host Dan Skinner about two new additions to his Ordinary People Change the World Series… “I am Ann Frank” and “I am Benjamin Franklin.” Meltzer is the author of “Heroes for My Son,” “Heroes for My Daughter,” a dozen suspense novels like “The Escape Artist” and non-fiction books like “The First Conspiracy.” 


Conversations: Sonia Manzano, "A World Together"

On this edition of Conversations, Sonia Manzano talks with host Dan Skinner about her book, “A World Together,” published by National Geographic Kids. You may know Sonia Manzano best as “Maria” from Sesame Street. As part of Sesame Street, she has received 15 Emmy’s for staff writing of the show. In addition, she is an award-winning children’s book author.


Conversations: Heather Montgomery, "Who Gives a Poop? - Surprising Science from One End to the Other"

On this edition of Conversations, Heather Montgomery talks with host Dan Skinner about “Who Gives a Poop? Surprising Science from One End to the Other.” Montgomery has been a teacher for more than 20 years. She has written curriculum, trained hundreds of teachers, and helped thousands of children make friends with the natural world. 


Conversations: Valerie Tripp, "Izzy Newton and the S.M.A.R.T. Squad: Absolute Hero"

On this edition of Conversations, Valerie Tripp talks with host Dan Skinner about a new series of books from National Geographic Kids. The series, written by Tripp, begins with “Izzy Newton and the S.M.A.R.T. Squad: Absolute Hero.” Tripp is also part of the creative team behind the American Girl series and has written many of the books in the series. 


Conversations: Jeff VanderMeer, "A Peculiar Peril"

On this edition of Conversations, Jeff VanderMeer talks with host Dan Skinner about “A Peculiar Peril,” a book for young readers 8 to 80. VanderMeer is a Nebula Award winning author whose books include the best-selling novel, “Annihilation,” which was made into a movie in 2018. His other works include his “Southern Reach” trilogy, “Dead Astronauts,” “Borne” and “The Strange Bird.”


Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Children's Book

Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)
contact@kansaspublicradio.org