Hold on to your hats everyone – I am sharing one of my very favorite middle grade series in this episode. I’m chatting with both my daughter Allison and someone who just might be my favorite living author, Jonathan Rogers.

Jonathan is author of the fantastic Winderking series, which has been described as a cross between Tolkien and Twain.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • whether characters in books should serve as role models… or not
  • the way stories inspire us to live a better story ourselves
  • how Narnia tells more truth than a non-fiction book

Plus, Allison asks Jonathan about writing his trilogy, and he tells a great story about the origin of some of his characters. You don’t want to miss it!

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Episode 67
100 Cupboards (100 Cupboards, Bk 1)
The Bark of the Bog Owl (Wilderking Trilogy)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Dover Thrift Editions)
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
The Great Gilly Hopkins
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (The Herdmans series Book 1)
A Sense of Wonder: On Reading and Writing Books for Children
The Charlatan’s Boy: A Novel
The Secret of the Swamp King (Wilderking Trilogy)
The Terrible Speed of Mercy: A Spiritual Biography of Flannery O’Connor
The Way of the Wilderking (Wilderking Trilogy)
The Bark of the Bog Owl: The Wilderking Trilogy, Book 1
The Way of the Wilderking: Wilderking Trilogy

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