Welcome to the 40th episode of “This One’s Dedicated to…,” in which Jennifer Ziegler and I share our quick conversation with author Betsy Bird about the dedication she wrote for her middle grade novel Long Road to the Circus (illustrated by David Small; Knopf Books for Young Readers, October 2021).

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Thanks for watching, and please visit the main “This One’s Dedicated to…” page for more conversation videos and a look at who Jennifer and I will be talking to soon.