Charlesbridge Children's Books Blog — David Biedryzcki

A Q&A with David Biedrzycki, Author of Groundhog's Runaway Shadow

Posted by Alaina Leary on

We spoke with David Biedryzcki, the author of Groundhog's Runaway Shadow, about his inspiration and process behind writing and illustrating the book, just in time for Groundhog Day!  The idea of a runaway shadow is something that’s often played with in fiction. What drew you to this idea? Initially, the idea for the story wasn’t at all about a groundhog. It was about a very boring person. His shadow one day decided it wanted more out of life than to just work in the quality control department of a Grass Seed Company watching grass grow. As with most of my...

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