Meet “Noah Noasaurus” by Elaine Kiely Kearns

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RWYK Author Interview: Elaine Kiely Kearns

Happy Sunday RWYK Family!!

Please welcome Elaine Kiely Kearns to the Reading With Your Kids podcast! Elaine is the picture book, author and the co-founder of the children’s literature website KidLit411. Elaine is joining us today to celebrate her debut picture book, NOAH NOASAURUS illustrated by Colin Jack.

In this episode, Elaine talks about what attracted her to children’s literature, her inspiration to write NOAH NOASAURUS, a children’s book that will help parents to deal with their kid’s grumpy mornings.

Take a listen as Elaine talks about her new book, her writing process, next book, and more!


Here’s more information about Elaine Kiely Kearns

Elaine Kiely KearnsELAINE KIELY KEARNS  writes a picture book and middle-grade stories. Armed with a master’s degree in education, she also scours the internet for golden nuggets of information about children’s writing for

NOAH NOASAURUS (Albert Whitman) illustrated by Colin Jack hits bookshelves on April 1, 2019.

She lives in New York with her husband, two smart, beautiful daughters and a menagerie of animals. Find her online at ELAINEKIELYKEARNS.COM

She is represented by Linda Epstein of the Emerald City Literary Agency.


Where can people find you online?



More about Noah Noasaurus 

Noah Noasaurus by Elaine Kiely KearnsNoah Noasaurus woke up feeling very No. No to brushing his teeth. No to eating breakfast. And definitely No to playing with his little brother. Things only get worse when Noah goes for a walk and relentlessly cheerful Toby Rex, Brian Brontosaurus, and Ava Ceratops follow him. Together, the group starts a bona fide dino parade that even Noah can’t resist. This lighthearted, whimsical story will have readers laughing along at Noah and his friends—as well as at their own bad moods.


Visit Amazon to check out the book, read reviews and buy your own copy!


In this episode, you’ll find out

  • More about the Noah Noasaurusintroduction to the main character & storyline
  • Is there a particular person or experience that inspired Elaine to write Noah Noasaurus
  • Introduction to Kidlit 411 and what inspired Elaine to create this children’s literature website for kidLit authors?
  • What kind of message does she want readers to take away from her books?
  • What mind of response Elaine has been getting from young readers?
  • What is she currently working on and much more.


Thank you, Elaine, for joining us and for sharing your wonderful book with us!


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