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This is a fascinating interview with author/illustrator Barney Saltzberg about his school visit tour of China.

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In this episode you will hear

  • my new "high tech" recording studio!
  • how a school visit in China is not like a school visit in the US
  • how flippant people need to be careful when in China
  • how Barney was vetted and talked about in Chinese
  • the brilliant idea Barney does that I'm really sad I can't steal
  • we debate whether we are funny
  • what China really looks like
  • how the "drill and kill" culture responded to Beautiful Oops!
  • the state of digital books in China
  • Barney's true feelings about Maurice Sendak
  • Shanghai International Literacy Festival
  • how Barney was treated in China
  • he difference between an author and an Arthur
Direct download: 44_BarneySaltzberg.mp3
Category:School Visits -- posted at: 3:00am EDT