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In Conversation with Rebecca Lyndsay, Author of Into the Ocean
Hello everyone and welcome back to another interesting and fun filled episode of the Reading with your kids Podcast! Today, we feel incredibly lucky to be interviewing Rebecca Lindsey, Author of a fascinating and beautiful chapter book for young readers titled Into the Ocean.
Into the Ocean is a great book to introduce children to the ocean and the many diverse animals living there. Rebecca’s book offers so many learning opportunities for young readers and doesn’t lose any of the entertainment in trying too hard to teach. Rebecca is joining us to talk about her book, inspiration behind her book, her publishing journey, her next project & more. Listen in as Rebecca talks about her cleverly illustrated into a fascinating book. We fell in love with this gem of a book instantly and so will you!
Here’s more information about Rebecca
Rebecca Lyndsey is a children’s book author, illustrator and teacher who was born in and still lives in the mountains of West Virginia with her wonderful husband and their two very spoiled cats. In her spare time she likes to paint, sing, read, play Wii dance games and mystery game apps on her Kindle Fire and spend time outdoors with her husband. “World of Color” is her first book release and plans to continue writing and illustrating many more books in the future.
Here’s a little peek into her book before we get started
Into the Ocean
Take a submarine voyage into our world’s oceans with tour guide, GW. Discover some of the amazing marine animals that call the sea their home and other fantastic ocean facts during your tour. Tour guide, GW, will entertain you with all of his ocean knowledge and silly jokes.
In this episode, we discuss
- More about Into the Ocean & the inspiration for the title and story of her book
- Rebecca’s journey from writing picture books to creating chapter books for young readers
- Her life experiences as an author, an illustrator and an elementary school teacher
- More about her picture book including World of Color, Imagination Destination that teaches kids to use their imaginations to create a whole new world and learning the value of staying active and playing outside.
- Rebecca and Jed discuss another picture book Bullies? No Worries! that teaches kids how to deal with schoolyard bullies and making new friends
- Rebecca discusses her upcoming projects & some fun facts about her books. Be sure to tune in & catch all the fun. Happy Listening!
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Finally, where can we find Rebecca?
Her website: authorrebeccalyndsey.weebly.com/
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