Interview with John Himmelman

Monday, March 5, 2007.

John HimmelmanMark speaks with author, illustrator and naturalist John Himmelman about the turtle that inspired Tudley Didn’t Know, how penpalling a favourite aunt grew into a love of writing, the challenges of being married to your editor and about breaking his own rules.

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Life Unlimited: Tudley Didn’t Know

Monday, February 12, 2007.

Tudley Didn't KnowAuthor: John Himmelman
Illustrator: John Himmelman
Published: 2006 Sylvan Dell Publishing
ISBN: 0976494361

Today we team up with Associate Professor Vivian Vasquez of the Critical Literacy In Practice (CLIP) Podcast to bring you two distinct discussions of Tudley Didn’t Know, a completely entertaining, modern fable about the power of believing we can.

Click the play button (below) to hear our Just One More Book discussion, pop over to the CLIP Podcast to hear the story unpacked from the critical literacy perspective, and then share your thoughts on the subject by posting comments on either of our sites (or both).

Many thanks to Vivian for joining in the celebration of this fabulous book!

This podcast refers to Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo.


Friday, October 13, 2006.

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