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Chris Ferrie, author of Quantum Physics for Babies!

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Today's episode is sponsored by Sourcebooks. We'll be interviewing children's author Chris Ferrie and if you're looking for more children's books for your library or personal collection be sure to check out these great Sourcebooks selections:

Don't Push the Button! By Bill Cotter

Max at Night by Ed Vere

The Snatchabook by Helen Docherty

You can find all of Chris Ferrie's children's books here

During our conversation, Chris shares how he decided to write physics books for babies and why he thinks these titles are great for youthful readers. He also explains how he breaks down the building blocks that lead to starting his books and how he creates the images as well.

Additional Authors and books mentioned in intro to this episode

Francine Rivers

Mesu Andrews

Jan Karon's Mitford Series

In This Moment by Karen Kingsbury

The Screwtape letters by CS Lewis

If I Run series by Terri Blackstock

Where We Belong by Lynn Austin

Martin Luther by Eric Metaxas

The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel

The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs

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