Tag Archive: meet the storyteller

All about Ken Spillman – Part One of Four

I had the honor of meeting Ken Spillman thru the introduction of Serene Wee – our very first featured Storyteller for BehindtheBooks. Ken and I also had the lovely opportunity to exchange a few words during the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) here in Singapore May of this year. There has also been a feature …

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Richard Platt’s Diaries – Featured Storyteller for December 2010

It is truly our privilege to have British author, Richard Platt in GatheringBooks for our December Meet the Storyteller Feature. Ever since I discovered his diary series (Roman Diary, Castle Diary, Pirate Diary, Egyptian Diary) I became understandably enamored with this highly creative author who managed to churn out a historical fiction (and a series …

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A Day at the Park with Carmelita Ballesteros


Hello, Carmelita! Welcome to GatheringBooks! We are so fortunate that despite your hectic schedule as an academic, you still managed to find the time to answer our host of questions for our Meet the Storyteller September Feature.

How long have you been writing books for children? Is there any special reason why you chose this particular genre?