Interview with Lauren Reyes-Grange

My mum recently interviewed me about our children’s book series, Myrtle the Purple Turtle. I must say, creating these books with my mum has been the highlight of my career. I hope you enjoy!

Cynthia Reyes

I’ve been wanting to interview my co-author, Lauren Reyes-Grange.

But how do you do that when she is your daughter, as well as the person who inspired the first Myrtle the Purple Turtle book?

I decided to put on my professional interviewer’s hat — after all, I’d done thousands of interviews in my journalistic work.  Here goes:

When did you first realize you loved to tell stories?
LRG: I can’t remember a time when I didn’t love to read stories, write stories or tell stories. I am fairly certain I was born with a wild imagination. Pair that with two parents who were superstar journalists (and naturally fantastic storytellers), and I think I was bound to catch the bug, too. 

Blog Photo - Lauren headshot

What was it like growing up in a house of storytellers and writers?
LRG: It was wonderful. I loved hearing stories about my parents’ work, about their day. My parents…

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Lavinia Ross says:

    This is a wonderful interview, Lauren. I hope to see many more books from you!


  2. Thank you, Lavinia! More books are on the way 🙂

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  3. kevin cooper says:

    Glad to have found you, Lauren. Love the Myrtle series! 🙂


    1. Thank you, Kevin! Happy to connect with you, too 🙂

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