Yolanda Ridge

Middle Grade Author

Cynsations Guest Post

In this guest post for Cynsations, one of my favourite blogs for writers, readers, teachers, librarians, and lovers of children’s books,  I talk about the process of creating Inside Hudson Pickle and the challenges of writing from the perspective of a 12-year-old boy. If you get a chance to read it, please leave a comment to let me know what you think!

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She Wrote A Book

It was so fun talking to Lena Anani! If you are interested in my She Wrote a Book interview, listen to the podcast here.

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The Industrial Revolution for Kids

Industrial Revolution for Kids The (2)Title: The Industrial Revolution for Kids: The People and Technology that Changed the World

Author: Cheryl Mullenbach

Publisher: Chicago Review Press (August, 2014)

Reviewer: Yolanda Ridge

ISBN: 9781613746905

I had the privilege of interviewing Cheryl Mullenbach, a former middle and high school history teacher and state education department consultant, for the Mixed-Up Files of Middle-Grade Authors. Check out this link to find out more about Cheryl’s experience writing non-fiction. Cheryl and her publisher also generously donated a copy of their book as a giveaway and the winner was announced today! Thanks to all who participated!



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MUF interview with Lois Peterson

My latest post at From the Mixed-Up Files of Middle-Grade Authors features an interview with Lois Peterson – one of my favourite Canadian authors.

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From the Mixed-Up Files… Authors for Earth Day!

New-Oh-MG-critterHere’s a link to my blog post on From the Mixed-Up Files of Middle-Grade Authors about Authors for Earth Day.


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Taking the Publishing Plunge

A link to my interview on the CWILL BC (Children’s Writers and Illustrators of BC) Society blog.

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