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How David LaRochelle and Mike Wohnoutka Created the Geisel Award-Winning SEE THE CAT

Mike Wohnoutka (L) and David LaRochelle (R) 

Travis: An excellent early reader is difficult to pull off, but author David LaRochelle and illustrator Mike Wohnoutka did it with See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog.

In this episode, I talk with David and Mike about how the book was made, and what it was like to win a Geisel Award.

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

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