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Authors, Illustrators, & their Creations

Children's Literature Web Guide
A very extensive website put together by D.K. Brown at the University of Calgary that compiles many resources related to children's literature: award winners, best sellers, activities for the classroom and links, links, and more links !

Index to Children's Book Authors and Illustrators

How Novel!: Canadian Young Adult Literature
Developed by the Saskatoon Library, this site is dedicated to Canadian young adult fiction (fiction written by Canadians, about Canadians, or which takes place in Canada). Resources include cover art, annotations, reviews and publisher information, as well as author photographs and biographies. Searches can be made via subject or author.
Biographical Dictionary
More than 25,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day. It can be searched by names, birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, miscellaneous achievements, and other keywords.
Literature Nook
Links to general sites on classic children's literature, and the author's personal pages on authors, poets, playwrights, mythology, great speeches, William Shakespeare and more. Author pages contain a brief biography, a portrait where possible, links to other pages about the author, and famous quotations.
SF Bibliography
A large, annotated, searchable database by author, title, and recommended age. Created by Linda Day at the University of Guelph
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
A very large collection of children literature reviews that are organized by title, author, genre, and reading age. Additionally you can find fun activities for the classroom, reccommended related books, and related links.
A&E Biography
Includes a searchable and browsable online collection of 15,000 cross-referenced biographies from the Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia.
Links to Children's Author's sites (SD 81 Spokane Home page)
Author links, author search, authors' birthdates, children's author directory and resources, children's authors and illustrators and their books, book awards' origin and the criteria necessary to be considered for the award, links to assorted book award sites, a variety of book lists, links to other sites dealing with children's literature, links to storytellin and reader's theater sites, and much more.
Koala Trouble
Koala stories online.
The Biography Maker
Online lessons help writers with biographies through questioning, learning, synthesis, and story-telling. Includes other links to biograpy resources.
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
Provides recognition of the artistic achievements of illustrators and gallery exhibition of their works.