Meet Matthew Holm & Jennifer Holm, Creators of The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight (Book 1)
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Our guests are sister-brother duo Jennifer L. Holm, and her brother Matthew Holm. Jennifer is a NEW YORK TIMES bestselling children’s author and the recipient of three Newbery Honors for her novels OUR ONLY MAY AMELIA, PENNY FROM HEAVEN, and TURTLE IN PARADISE. Jennifer collaborates with her brother, Matthew Holm, on two graphic novel series — the Eisner Award-winning Babymouse series and the bestselling Squish series. Her new novel is THE FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH. She lives in California with her husband and two children.
Author siblings Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm (The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight series) discuss the book 1 in their latest series, favorite literary genres,
About the Author
Jennifer L. Holm is the New York Times bestselling author of The Fourteenth Goldfish and several other highly acclaimed novels, including the Scott O’Dell Award-winning Full of Beans and three Newbery Honor Books, Our Only May Amelia, Penny from Heaven, and Turtle in Paradise.
With her brother Matt, she is co-creator of beloved and bestselling graphic novels, including the Babymouse, Squish, and Sunny Side Up series.
Connect with Jennifer on her website http://www.jenniferholm.com
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About the Illustrator
Matthew Holm is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who has created more than 35 books for children. He is the co-creator (with his sister, Jennifer) of a number of graphic novels, including the Eisner Award-winning Babymouse series and the Squish and Sunny Side Up series. Matt recently co-wrote and illustrated the middle-grade novel Marvin and the Moths. He lives in the Hudson Valley, New York, with his wife and dog. matthewholm.net @mattholm
The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight (Book 1)
For every parent tired of telling their kids to PLEASE JUST GET ALONG, this hilarious and imaginative new picture book–from the beloved creators of Babymouse–is here to help. Sort of.
Meet the Evil Princess and the Brave Knight. She casts terrible spells, while he fights dragons. He rescues cats in distress, while she makes mischief. No wonder there isn’t much peace in this kingdom! But is the Evil Princess really so evil? And is the Brave Knight truly as chivalrous as he seems? Children and parents will laugh at seeing familiar family dynamics play out in this charming and imaginative new story.
The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight is available on Amazon!
In This Episode, Jennifer & Matthew answers the following questions:
- Tell us about the story of The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight
- What is it like to work with your brother/ sister?
- The illustrations of The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight looks fun and eye-catching. Matthew tells us about the process of creating these beautiful pictures.
- Jennifer tells us how she wanted to share the story about the sibling’s relationships with children, and what inspires her writing?
- What kind of discussions families can have after reading their book?
- What are Jennifer & Matthew currently working on, resources available on her AMAZING website and much more…Be sure to tune in to this insightful episode!
A big thank you to Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm for joining us and for sharing their book with us!
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