Barbara Dee, Parts 1 (9:59) & 2 (18:41)

Learn how award-winning tween author and speaker Barbara Dee writes books that address serious topics in a fun way. Over delicious Shirley Temples, she reveals how to hold a young reader’s attention and also provide value in their day-to-day life. Tune in to Part 2 of this exclusive interview where Book Girl Tessa Smith McGovern and Barbara discuss the new landscape of digital publishing, writing for kids who are growing up with tablets, and ways to nurture young readers.

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Series 3, Episode 1

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