Three-Minute Video Interview with Trudy Ludwig, Author of The Invisible Boy
by Traci Swain
When Trudy Ludwig set out to write The Invisible Boy, she was excited to explore issues very near and dear to her heart: anti-bullying and the power of kindness and compassion.
In addition to being a critically acclaimed author of several heartwarming and introspective picture books for children, Trudy is also an active anti-bullying advocate. In this Scholastic Book Clubs–exclusive author interview video, Trudy shares more about:
• Her motivation for writing this uplifting story
• How The Invisible Boy was adapted into a musical
• Why she loves being a writer
Watch Trudy’s interview with your students before or after reading The Invisible Boy to open up a conversation on the importance of treating each other with kindness and respect!
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