On Friday’s show, it’s all about books for kids. MPR News host Kerri Miller talks with Minnesota author Kelly Barnhill about her new book, “The Ogress and the Orphans,” and Kitty Felde, host of the podcast Book Club for Kids, about what young readers should dive into this summer.
The author and illustrator shared how his love of space fueled this series, and what humans can learn from an intrepid crew of CatStronauts named Waffles, PomPom, Blanket and Major Meowser.
Drew Brockington is the author of the “CatStronauts” series and several other books for kids. He lives in Minneapolis.
To listen to the full conversation you can use the audio player above.
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