HBook Podcast 1.4 - Special Guest David Hyde Costello

Podcast the fourth in which Siân makes guest author/illustrator David Hyde Costello take the Sorting Hat test, meets a hobgoblin, and manages to forget how many books are in the Harry Potter series (SEVEN books, Siân. Not eight!)

David’s website
Ezra Jack Keats New Writer honor
Bank Street Center for Children’s Literature (under five category)
Sorting Hat
Kinds of Owls
Wizards are useless
Hybrid Hogwarts House

People we talk about
Mackenzi Lee
Megan Dowd Lambert

Things we talk about
Groundhog Day (it is on the Netflix)
The Hunger Games
Star Wars
The Heat (and the Jesus paintings!)
Siân Gaetano
Siân Gaetano
Siân Gaetano is assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc. Follow her on Twitter @KidLitChick.

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