Jaw-dropping imagery, heroism, journeys and wizards are the stuff of the books of T.A.Barron. His deep concern for the values of our children and his great love for our planet weave their way through every sparkling quest. Picture books for young listeners and chapter books for fourth graders and up. Kids love his Great Tree of Avalon and Lost Years of Merlin books which have earned the Nautilus Prize for books that make our world a better place.

(Original air date: April 2009)