Episode 105: 10 Minutes with A.F. Steadman

August 5, 2023

In episode 105 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:

10 Minutes with AF Steadman

Allison spends 10 minutes with A. F. Steadman, internationally bestselling author of the Skandar series, talking about Skandar and the Phantom Rider (book #2), putting real feelings into fantasy worlds, and making things up as you go along. Plus, Megan looks at library design.

Books we mention

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Bookmail and TBR pile

‘Pepper Masalah and the Flying Carpet’ by Rosanne Hawke. Illustrated by Jasmine Berry. 

‘Pepper Masalah and the Temple of Cats’ by Rosanne Hawke. Illustrated by Jasmine Berry. 

‘Riz Chester: The Counterfeit Bust’ by R.A Stephens 

‘Duckling Runs Away’ by Margaret Wild. Illustrated by Vivienne To 

‘Logan’s Big Move’ by Logan Martin’ (with Jess Black) and Shane McG

 

10 Minutes with A.F. Steadman

A.F. Steadman is the internationally bestselling author of Skandar and the Unicorn Thief, the award-winning first book in the series set in a world of ferocious unicorns and courageous heroes. Allisno had a great chat about putting real feelings into fantasy worlds, keeping track of a large cast of characters and making things up as you go along.

‘Skandar and the Unicorn Thief’ by A.F. Steadman

‘Skandar and the Phantom Rider’ by A.F. Steadman

Quick tips

Maragret Sullivan Design

When we walk into the library we want it to
Look and feel like…
You will see…
The vibe will be…
It’s learning culture is…..
It will be a destination because…

What does your space say about your students learning journey?

What would your students say?

 


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