Here is an interview with our friend and book chat member, Young Adult author Vicky Alvear Shecter, whose latest book, Cleopatra Rules!: The Amazing Life of the Original Teen Queen has just been published.
3PP: What lead to the decision to write a book for younger audiences about Cleopatra VII?
VAS: I think the larger question here is why did I want to write for younger audiences about ancient history? The answer is simple: because I never “outgrew” my fascination with the ancient world. I wanted to write books about fascinating people in a style I would have loved as a kid.
Read the full interview at "three pipe problem"
Read Vicky's blog: History with a Twist.