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RWYK Interview with Tamara Hecht, Author of Monsterville Books
Hey listeners, Welcome to #1 iTunes Kids and Family Podcast “Reading With Your Kids!!!”
Today we have wonderful Tamara Hecht joining us on the podcast. She is the author of the Middle-Grade series Monsterville Books. It is a series about a secret town that is just for MONSTERS!
Tamara’s first book Welcome to Monsterville is about the main character arriving in the aforementioned all-monster town. Because she is the first human kid ever to live there, she has some trouble with making friends at first. The whole first story is about the funny and awkward miscommunications between Jen and the monster kids as they get to know each other.
Tune in for this fun-filled episode!
Here’s a note from Tamara Hecht
Hey, how’s it going? I’m Tamara Hecht. I write the Monsterville books.
My passion for monsters runs deep. I love it all; monster movies, monster mythology, and monster art. To me, monsters are special because they’re expressions of our most human traits, and yet, at the same time, more extraordinary than any real person could be. That’s why I love writing stories about them.
More about Welcome To Monsterville
Twelve-year-old Jen is the first human student at Monsterville Junior High. Without fangs or claws, she doesn’t seem to fit in. Her newfound friends try to help her adapt, but their advice quickly turns into a monstrous mess.
Looking for a new series of books to sink your teeth into? Click the Amazon link below to spend time in Monsterville!
In this episode, you’ll hear
- Introduction to all the books in Monsterville series
- What inspired her to write the series?
- What age are children the series recommended for?
- When did Tamara first realize that she wanted to be an author?
- What inspires her to write for middle graders?
- What kind of adventures do we find in other books in Monsterville books?
- What is she currently working on?
Connect with Tamara Hecht
Tamara, you rule. Thanks for doing this interview, best of luck with Monsterville Books!
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