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Meet K. G. Campbell, an author, and illustrator of “A Small Zombie Problem”
Hello everyone! We’re super thrilled to introduce an award-winning author K.G. Campbell to all our listeners on the Reading With Your kid’s Podcast.
Keith G. Campbell is an author/illustrator of many kids book including his most recent middle-grade novel “A Small Zombie Problem“. He has also illustrated the extremely popular middle-grade novel, Flora & Ulysses. We had the opportunity to speak with him about his inspiration as well as to receive a preview of his new middle-grade zombie novel titled “A Small Zombie Problem“.
In his fiction debut – and the start of a new series – celebrated illustrator K.G. Campbell brings a touch of Tim Burton to this singularly strange and wonderful story about a lonely boy whose life is about to get a whole lot more complicated when a zombie follows him home. Be Sure To Tune In!
Learn more about the Author
Keith G. Campbell was born in Kenya, but raised and educated in Scotland.
He graduated with a Master’s degree in Art History from the University of Edinburgh. After trying on several careers, Keith eventually returned to his early passion for writing and illustrating stories.
He is now a full-time author/illustrator and lives in California.
For more information on K.G. Campbell and his books, please visit his website
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A Small Zombie Problem
August DuPont has spent his whole life inside a dilapidated house with his aunt Hydrangea. His lonely existence ends abruptly with the arrival of an invitation to meet an aunt – and cousins – he didn’t even know existed. When Aunt Orchid suggests that August attend school with his cousins, it’s a dream come true. But August has scarcely begun to celebrate his reversal of fortune when he is confronted by a small problem on his way home. So begins an adventure filled with a wild child, a zombie, a fabled white alligator, and an unimaginable family secret.
Click the Amazon link below to grab your copy today to start the discussions with your kids about honesty and some of the benefits of alone time!
In this episode of the Reading with Your Kids Podcast
- Introduction to an award-winning children’s books author, K.G. Campbell
- His brand NEW middle-grade novel, A Small Zombie Problem
- What inspired Campbell to write this book?
- Having illustrated so many picture books, how did Campbell decide to write a book for the middle-grade audience?
- How was the transition from picture books to the middle-grade novel?
- What was it about the middle grade that Campbell finds so interesting?
- Campbell’s favorite book out of all the picture books he has worked on
- What is Campbell currently working on, his future projects and much more…Be sure to tune in for all the great insights!
A big Thank you to K.G. Campbell for doing this interview! We’re so cheerful to pass on his amazing book to our listeners and we hope you’ll check out more of his books in the future!
We’d love to hear from you! Contact us and together we can discuss what ideas you think should be included in a future episode, and we can explore potentially setting up an interview. Our goal is to have all voices at the table!
Thanks for tuning in and have a wonderful day😆
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