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The Children's Hour
The Children's Hour is Kids Public Radio
Weekly Program
RL Stine, author of the Goosebumps books and new TV show, Marc Brown, author and illustrator of the Arthur books and TV show, Kids Crew, Katie Stone
 Katie Stone  Contact Contributor
Nov. 6, 2023, midnight
Join our Kids Crew in a conversation with the beloved childrens authors, Goosebumps RL Stine and Marc Brown, the author and illustrator of the Arthur books and TV show. We discover their secrets to creating some of the most widely read kids books of all time. Get reading with The Childrens Hour!

RL Stineis the author of more than 150 Goosebumps books, and now is working on a TV adaptation of Goosebumps that just launched onDisney+. He is able to write a Goosebump book in one month!

Marc Brownhas written more than 50 Arthur books, and his animated PBS Kids show brings many of these to life. Marc thinks of himself as an illustrator more than an author.

The authors are good friends in real life, and they collaborate on illustrated childrens books together, and their latest isWhy Did the Monster Cross the Road. We learn about the story behind that book, and hear why the artwork is so distinct for Marc Brown.
Then, Jude from our Kids Crew gives a review of the book, which is targeted for kids 4 to 7 years old.

RL Stine and Marc Brown join us for the full hour, answering a lot of our questions. We learn about their writing styles and discover how different they are from one another. The Kids Crew explores their secrets to keeping children engaged in reading, and we learn about their favorite books.

This episode was produced by Katie Stone, with help from our Senior Producer Christina Stella. Many thanks to RL Stine and Marc Brown for being with us on the show.
2023 The Childrens Hour Inc.

Katie Stone, Executive Producer
Christina Stella, Senior Producer
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Join our Kids Crew in a conversation with the beloved childrens authors, Goosebumps RL Stine and Marc Brown, the author and illustrator of the Arthur books and TV show. They join us for the full hour!
00:58:00 1 Nov. 6, 2023
Recorded and produced at the Sunspot Solar Studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico
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