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Conversations: Rachel Renee Russell, "Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday"

On this edition of Conversations, Rachel Renée Russell talks about the 13th installment in the Dork Diaries series, Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday. Russell is a former attorney turned #1 New York Times bestselling author of the blockbuster book series, Dork Diaries, which has over 38 million copies in print in 40 languages.

Conversations: Dav Pilkey, "Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas"

Dav Pilkey is best known for his Captain Underpants series which has sold over 80 million copies worldwide. He is also the author of another global bestselling series featuring the character, Dog Man. On this edition of Conversations, Dav Pilkey talks about the latest installment in the series, Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas.

Conversations: Will Geddes, "Parent Alert! How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online"

On this edition of Conversations, Will Geddes joins us to talk about his book, Parent Alert! How To Keep Your Kids Safe Online. Geddes is one of the world’s leading specialists in counterterrorism, kidnapping, and personal security. He is a regular commentator and analyst for CNN, NBC, BBC, Newsweek, the Economist and others. He co-authored the book along with Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams.

Conversations: Jonathan Alderfer, "Bird Guide of North America"

On this edition of Conversations, Jonathan Alderfer joins us to talk about his most recent book, the second edition of National Geographics Kids Bird Guide of North America. Alderfer is an artist, author, and editor, who has specialized in painting birds and natural history subjects for more than thirty years.

Conversations: Karen Gross, "Lady Lucy's Dragon Quest"

In this elementary school children's book, Lady Lucy's Dragon Quest, Lady Lucy overcomes gender discrimination and stereotypes to save the day by changing a fire breathing dragon into a water spouting dragon. On this edition of Conversations, Karen Gross joins us to talk about her series of books featuring Lady Lucy. Gross is an author, educator, and higher education consultant based in Washington, D.C.

Conversations: Chris Harris, "I'm Just No Good at Rhyming"

Chris Harris was a writer and executive producer for How I Met Your Mother… and a writer for The Late Show with David Letterman. On this edition of Conversations, we talk about his debut children’s book, I'm Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups.


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