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An Interview with Alek Lesniak

Author of The Adventures of the Muffin Man
Photo courtesy of Alek Lesniak

Do you like muffins?  If so, then you better read The Adventures of Muffin Man!

I love this first book written by our very own, Alek Lesniak.  He now his second book coming out called Muffin Man 2: Attack of the Baker’s Dozen!

Alek Lesniak, the author of the book, allowed me interview him about how he first created his first book and a sneak peek of the second one which is coming out!

 How did you come up with the idea of your first book? 

Alek: “It’s a long story, but shortened, I love muffins (specifically chocolate chip ones!) and I love drawing, so I came up with the idea.”

How long did it take to make? 

Aek: “It took three years, publishing process included.”

What years did you start and end making this book? 

Alek: “2019-2022”

What were some flaws of making it? 

Alek: “It was the amount of money spent on publishing and that it was a kids book written by a middle schooler.”

Did you have any events based on this book? 

Alek: “There were two, a book signing at the Woodbridge Community Center and a reading with the mayor at Sewaren Library.”

How long did it take to make the second book? 

Alek: “About two years, publishing included again.”

And finally, what’s your favorite part of your first book? 

Alek:  “The ending.”

And there you have it!  Alek’s book is the best!  Go buy it today!

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Ryan Terebetsky
Ryan Terebetsky, Newspaper Staff Reporter
Ryan Terebetsky is a 7th grader at CMS (Colonia Middle School).  His favorite color is green, he loves pizza and he has a pet bunny named Dash.  He loves to play video games and his favorite TV show and movie are "SpongeBob Squarepants" and the "Toy Story" series. His favorite subject is Science.  He has an older sister named Abby.  He has a camouflage belt in taekwondo, which is a sport in South Korea.

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