This is the Author | Johanna Basford, Stephanie Kate Strohm, and Emily Arnold McCully

In this episode, meet illustrator Johanna Basford, author of Ivy and the Inky Butterfly, Stephanie Kate Strohm, author of Love à La Mode, and Caldecott Award-winner Emily Arnold McCully, author of Mirette on the High Wire.

These three women reveal the personal inspirations that led to the recording of their audiobooks…whether it was a collection of bedtime stories shared with a child or a love of romance and dreams of Paris. You’ll be transported and delighted…and you may want a warm croissant to munch on as you listen. Enjoy!

Learn more about these authors’ audiobooks:

cover_9780143130925Ivy and the Inky Butterfly (receive the free audio download of this story on our Crafting page), is a lavishly illustrated fable about a little girl named Ivy who stumbles upon a secret door leading to the magical world of Enchantia.
Love à La Mode

Rosie and Henry, both enrolled in an elite cooking program in Paris, balance rivalry and romance in this delicious YA romantic comedy.

Mirette on the High Wire

When a sad-faced stranger appears at their her family’s boardinghouse, Mirette discovers he can walk through air on a wire. Unaware that he was the Great Bellini, she begs him to teach her how to wire-walk.

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