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In Conversation With Henry Herz – Author of “Alice’s Magic Garden”
Happy Sunday listeners! Thank you for joining us on this edition of the iTunes # 1 Kids & family podcast Reading With Your Kids!
We have a very special show for you today. Our guest is Henry Herz. Henry writes fantasy and science fiction for children. Henry and his sons have also indie-published four children’s books. Henry is joining us to talk about her latest picture book “Alice’s Magic Garden”. It is a delightful prequel to “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”
In our exciting interview, Henry talks about Alice’s Magic Garden, his experience of working with Familius publishing, some of the other picture books written by him, his love for creating fantasy stories that captivate the hearts of little kids, upcoming projects and more. So grab your cup of coffee and let’s get started!
Here’s more info about Henry Herz
Henry Herz writes fantasy and science fiction for children. He is represented by Deborah Warren of East/West Literary Agency. Henry is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI). He participates in literature panels at a variety of conventions, including San Diego Comic-Con and WonderCon. Henry reviews children’s books for the San Francisco Book Review and the San Diego Book Review.
Josh’s LEGO diorama “Zombie Apocalypse” was featured in the Creative Endeavors section of the Nov/Dec 2015 issue of Cicada Magazine. His Warhammer diorama “Band of Brothers” was in the Jul/Aug 2014 issue. His LEGO diorama “The Doorways of Life” was in the Mar/Apr 2014 issue. Josh’s poem “Mom” was featured in Sept 2014 in Highlights for Kids.
Henry was a 2016 guest blogger on Angie Karcher’s Rhyming Picture Book Month.
More about Alice’s Magic Garden
In this imaginative prequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alice finds herself at a gray, dreary boarding school that is decidedly up the rabbit hole. From the relentless clocks to the beastly students, Alice’s world is void of color and cheer–until Alice finds a secret garden and begins tending its wilting inhabitants. When Alice’s love touches an ordinary caterpillar, a lory bird, and a white rabbit, magical things will happen–and that, as you know, is just the beginning of the story. Filled with literary allusions and clever nods to its classic roots, Alice’s Magic Garden is a delightful prequel that begs an escape to the whimsy of Wonderland.
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In this episode, you’ll find out
- More about Henry Herz and his latest picture book Alice’s Magic Garden
- Where did the idea for this story come from?
- How long did it take for Henry to write this book after the first draft?
- What kind of conversation families can have after reading Alice’s Magic Garden
- Exclusive sneak peek into some of the other picture books written by him, upcoming projects and more …Tune in now to learn more!
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