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<p><img style= "display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src= "https://assets.libsyn.com/secure/show/18990/APub-Kelsey_Skea-368px.png" alt="" width="368" height="368" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Executive Director of</strong> <a href= "https://amazonpublishing.amazon.com/two-lions.html"><strong>Two Lions</strong></a> <strong>and</strong> <a href= "https://amazonpublishing.amazon.com/amazon-crossing-kids.html"><strong> Amazon Crossing Kids</strong></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Interview starts at 23:18 and ends at 43:02</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“We would really love to discover books from all over the globe, especially from diverse regions that may not be as well-known to a young English readership. We want the list to be dynamic and really showcase every possible language and culture that we’re able to.”</span></p> <p><strong>News</strong></p> <p><a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/21/podcasts/the-daily/amazon-new-york-democrats.html"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">“How New York Lost Amazon”</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">on The Daily podcast - February 21, 2019</span></p> <p><a href= "https://www.recode.net/2019/2/15/18225316/amazon-queens-hq2-new-york-location-missed-opportunity"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">“Amazon’s grave HQ2 mistake: The political landscape changed but the company’s playbook didn’t”</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">by Jason Del Rey at Recode - February 15, 2019</span></p> <p><a href= "https://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherwalton/2019/02/15/amazon-go-haters-please-stop-burying-your-heads-in-the-sand-like-ostriches/"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">“Amazon Go and Scan-&-Go Detractors Need to Stop Burying Their Heads in the Sand Like Ostriches”</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">by Chris Walton at Forbes - February 15, 2019</span></p> <p><a href= "https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/18/amazon-echo-wall-clock-connectivity-software-update/"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">“Amazon’s Echo Wall Clock is back on sale after connectivity fix”</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">byAJ Dellinger at Engadget - February 18, 2019</span></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2XiQk6F"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Echo Wall Clock</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">at Amazon.com - $29.99</span></p> <p><strong>Tech Tips</strong></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2NlwhQk"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">AmazonBasics Microwave with Alexa</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">- $59.99 at Amazon.com</span></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2Tcu8vE"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Wait Wait Quiz</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">skill for Alexa</span></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2XiKVN2"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Vintage Radio</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">skill for Alexa</span></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2XiKVN2"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">“Alexa Cast Sends Music from the Amazon Music App to Alexa Devices”</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">at Love My Echo</span></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2XmgcOO"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Amazon Music streaming with Alexa Cast</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">- Amazon.com</span></p> <p><strong>Interview with Kelsey Skea</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Amazon</span> <a href= "https://press.aboutamazon.com/news-releases/news-release-details/amazon-publishing-announces-amazon-crossing-kids-imprint"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">press release</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">announcing Amazon Crossing Kids - January 25, 2019</span></p> <p><a href= "https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/79103-amazon-publishing-launches-amazon-crossing-kids.html"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">“Amazon Publishing Launches Amazon Crossing Kids”</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">by John Maher at Publishers Weekly - January 25, 2019</span></p> <p><a href= "https://amazonpublishing.amazon.com/amazon-crossing-kids.html"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> Amazon Crossing Kids</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">,</span> <a href= "https://amazonpublishing.amazon.com/two-lions.html"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Two Lions</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">and</span> <a href= "https://amzn.to/2El5KzW"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Amazon Crossing</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">imprints</span></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2tvcbdp"><em><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Corduroy</span></em></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">by Don Freeman,</span> <a href= "https://amzn.to/2tvcbdp"><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bread and Jam for Frances</span></em></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">by Russell and Lillian Hoban,</span> <a href= "https://amzn.to/2NoUvtf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Make Way for Ducklings</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">by Robert McCloskey, and</span> <a href= "https://amzn.to/2NoUvtf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">the Babar books</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">by Jean De Brunhoff and Isabel Alonso Gomes</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">To be published in 2019 by Amazon Crossing Kids:</span> <a href= "https://amzn.to/2XaU9Lf"><em><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Spiky</span></em></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">by Ilaria Guarducci translated by Laura Watkinson (July 1),</span> <a href= "https://amzn.to/2tut0oN"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A Tiger Like Me</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">by Michael Engler translated by Laura Watkinson (September 1), and</span> <a href="https://amzn.to/2NidDJl"><em><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Along the Tapajós</span></em></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">by Fernando Vilela translated by Daniel Hahn (October 1, 2019)</span></p> <p><a href= "https://translation.amazon.com/submissions"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> Click here</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">to propose a book for translation by Amazon Crossing</span></p> <p><strong>Next Week’s Guest</strong></p> <p><a href="https://amzn.to/2Ep3Ii5">A. <span style= "font-weight: 400;">G. Riddle</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">, author of</span> <a href= "https://amzn.to/2VfiCgi"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Winter World</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, available for pre-order, to be released February 26, 2019</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named "Well, You Needn't." This version is "Ra-Monk" by Eval Manigat on the</span> <a href= "http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00185AA8S/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=httpthekicom-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00185AA8S"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">"Variations in Time: A Jazz Perspective" CD by Public Transit Recording"</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">CD.</span></p> <p><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1itcD8F0ZA&t=37s"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> Click here if you’d like to play the “Ocean Park Blues” YouTube video</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">I created for my father’s 92nd birthday this week</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Please Join the</span> <a href= "http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/100106"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Kindle Chronicles group</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">at Goodreads!</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href= "http://traffic.libsyn.com/thekindlechronicles/TKC_551_Kelsey_Skea.mp3"> Right-click here</a> and then click "Save Link As..." to download the audio to your computer, phone, or MP3 player.</span></p>