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Authors, Illustrators, & their Creations

Verna Aardema
Author of the retold tales, Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears and Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain
Arnold Adoff
Poet of In for Winter, Out for Spring, Eats, Black is Brown is Tan, and more.
Aesop's Fables Online Exhibit
Browse or search through over 600 on-line fables.
Janet and Allan Ahlberg
Jolly Postman series authors.
Joan Aiken Biography
Author of over thirty-five books for young adults including the Arabel and Mortimer books, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, Black Hearts in Battersea, and The Stolen Lake.
Lloyd Alexander
Author of The Black Cauldron, Chronicles of Prydain: The Book of Three, The Cat Who Wished to be a man, and more.
Lloyd Alexander
Author of Hush Little Baby: A Folk Lullaby, Feelings, My Visit To the Dinosaurs, My Visit To the Aquarium, others
Jonathan Allen
Author/illustrator of such books as Dragon Dramatics, and Two By Two ByTwo.
Chris Van Allsburg
Author/illustrator of books such as The Garden of Abdul Gasazi, Jumanji, and The Polar Express.
Caroline Arnold
Author of non-fiction children's books such as Dinosaurs Down Under: And Other Fossils From Austrailia and Saving the Peregrine Falcon.
Katya Arnold
Illustrator traditional Russian folk tales such as Baba Yaga and Knock, Knock, Teremok!.
Tedd Arnold
short bio
Tedd Arnold
Author of books such as No Jumping on the Bed!, Ollie Forgot, and No More Water in the Tub.
Jim Arnosky
Author of Secrets of a Wildlife Watcher, All About Alligators, and All About Owls
Brent Ashabranner
Author of The Times of My Life: A Memoir and Crazy About German Shepherds.
Avi's Home Page
Author of such stories as The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Nothing But the Truth, and The Fighting Ground.
Natalie Babbitt
Author of Tuck Everlasting, The Search For Delicious, Knee-Knock Rise, and more
Haemi Balgassi
Author of Peacebound Trains and Tae's Sonata.
Lynne Reid Banks
Author of The L-shaped Room, The Adventures of King Midas, The Farthest Away Mountain, I, Houdini, The Indian in the Cupboard, and others.
Joyce Barkhouse's Pit Pony
A ready-to-use classroom guide to help teachers and students learn from the film and book.
Graeme Base
Books include Animalia and The Eleventh Hour.
Marion Dane Bauer
Author of On My Honor (Newbery Honor Book), Rain of Fire, Shelter From the Wind and more.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Website
Learn about Frank L. Baum's series.
Byrd Baylor
Author of books such as I'm In Charge of Celebrations, The Other Way to Listen, and Your Own Best Secret Place.
Shonto Begay
Author of Ma'ii and Cousin Horned Toad.
John Bellairs
Author of The House with a Clock in Its Walls and The Curse of the Blue Figurine.
Ludwig Bemelmans
Creator of the about Madeline books.
Berenstain Bears
The official Berenstain Bears site, which includes activities and lists of books
Pierre Berton
Author of The Secret World of Og
Ann Blades
Author of By the Sea: An Alphabet Book
Rhoda Blumberg
Author of The Remarkable Journeys of Captain Cook, Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun, and more.
Judy Blume's Official Web Site
Writing tips, a kid's page and comments about her books.
Enid Blyton
Author of the Famous Five, Secret Seven, Malory Towers and St. Clares series.
Fred Bortz
Children's science author. Catastrophe is one of his works.
Fred Bowen
Sports writer for kids. Author of The AllStar SportStory Series.
Jan Brett's Home Page
Author/Illustrator, creator of The Mitten, That Hat, Armadillo Rodeo, The Trouble with Trolls, and Berlioz the Bear.
Raymond Briggs
Author/illustrator of The Snowman and When the Wind Blows
Pat Brisson
Author books such as Berties Picture Day, Sky Memories, and Your Best Friend, Kate.
Bruce Brooks
Author of Midnight Hour Encores and The Moves Make the Man
The Arthur Page
Maintained by PBs, this offical site contains everything about Arthur including its author Marc Brown. Features games and children's art.
Margaret Wise Brown
The author of classics such as Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, The Important Book, and The Golden Egg Book.
Joseph Bruchac
Abenaki storyteller and writer of tales such as Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back, and A Boy Called Slow.
Eve Bunting
Author of The Wall, Fly Away Home, Someday A Tree, Smoky Night, and Train to Somewhere.
Betsy Byars
Author of several young adult novels including The Cybil War, The Pinballs, Summer of the Swans, and more.
Janell Cannon
Author and illustrator of such works as Stellaluna and Trupp : A Fuzzhead Tale
Official Eric Carle Web Site
Author/illustrator of books such as The Very Hungry Catepillar, Do You Want To Be My Friend and Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me.
Nancy Carlson
Author and illustrator whose works include Harriet's Recital and the Loudmouth George series.
Roch Carrier
Author of The Hockey Sweater
Lewis Carroll Collection
Author of Alice in Wonderland.
Karen Pederson's Beverly Cleary Home Page
Author of Henry Huggins, Ramona the Pest, and Dear Mr. Henshaw.
Joan Clark
Author of The Hand of Robin Squires.
Elizabeth Cleaver
Illustrator of The Loon's Necklace.
Lucille Clifton
Poet of collections such as Listen Children.
Mary Ellen Lang Collura
Author of Winners.
Sharon Creech
Author of Walk Two Moons
Pat Cummings
Illustrator of C is for City, Storm in the Night, and Just Us Women
Jeff Meaney's Roald Dahl Page
Author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Twits...
The Roald Dahl Homepage
Includes info., activities, lesson plans.
Hans de Beer
Illustrator of the Little Polar Bear series.
Tomie dePaola
Author/illustrator of books such as Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato, Tony's Bread, and Bill and Pete.
Tomie dePaola
Reteller and illustrator of tales such as The Empty Pot, The Firebird, and The Magic Tapestry
David Diaz
Illustrator of Smoky Night
Leo and Diane Dillon
Authors and/or iIlustrators of such books as Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, African Traditions, and Aida.
Brian Doyle
Author of Hey Dad!, The Covered Bridge, Angel Square, more.
Lois Ehlert
Author of such books as Eating the Alphabet, Growing Vegetable Soup, and Fish Eyes and illustrator of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, and more.
John Erickson
Author and Voice of Hank the Cowdog.
Peter Eyvindson
Canadian picture book author whose works include Chester Bear Where Are You?, Kyle's Bath, and The Yesterday Stone.
Peter Eyvindson
Barbara Feldman
Author and illustrator of Going, Going and Stephen's Frog
Leonard Everett Fisher
Author and illustrator of The Olympians, Jason and the Golden Fleece, and Prince Henry the Navigator.
Sheree Fitch
Author of There Were Monkeys in My Kitchen!
Teresa Flavin
Illustrator of books such as All Families are Special, Suitcase, and City Kids.
Sid Fleischman
Author of Newbery Medal Winner The Whipping Boy, The Ghost in the Noonday Sun, McBroom Zoo, Chancey and the Grand Rascal, and more.
Mem Fox
Author of Koala Lou, Night Noises, Possum Magic, and more.
Russell Freedman
Author of Children of the Wild West, Immigrant Kids, Eleanor Roosovelt: A Life of Discovery, The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane, and more.
Patricia Lee Gauch
Author of This Time, Tempe Wick?, and Thunder at Gettysburg
Jean Craighead George
The official Jean Craighead George Site, author of My Side of the Mountain, Julie of the Wolves, and more.
Jean Craighead George
The Goosebumps Page
Kate Greenaway
Classic author and illustrator from the late 1800's.
Grimms' Fairy Tales
Downloadable on-line texts.
Jakob Grimm
Part author of the Grimm fairy tales.
Virginia Hamilton
Author of The House of Dies Drear, and The People Could Fly. She also won the Newbery Award for M.C. Higgins the Great and was awarded the Newbery Honor for The Planet of Junior Brown and Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush.
Virginia Hamilton
Author of The Planet of Junior Brown, Zeely, Newbery Honour Book Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush, and others.
Ted Harrison
Author and illustrator of A Northern Alphabet, Children of the Yukon and The Cremation of Sam McGee.
James Herriot
Author of the classic All Creatures Great and Small.
Lillian Hoban
Illustrator of Will I Have a Friend, The New Teacher, When Will I Read, Best Friends, and other books.
Will Hobbs
Writer of "exciting outdoor adventure stories, picture books, and award-winning young adult novels" such as Far North, Ghost Canoe, Bearstone, and Beardance. Also has a teachers and librarians section which includes resources and activity ideas.
Joan Holub (official)
Author of 100th Day of School, Pen Pals, I Love You Mom, and more.
Deborah Hopkinson
Author of Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt and Birdie's Lighthouse.
James Houston
Author of Frozen Fire, The White Archer, and Long Claws.
Charlotte Huck
Author of Princess Furrball
Woodleigh Marx Hubbard
Author of many books such as Four Fur Feet, Hip Cat, and All That You Were. Includes biography info, a kids gallery, resources, and much more.
Monica Hughes
Author of the Devil On My Back series, Sandwriter, and Invitation To the Game
Hazel Hutchins
Author of The Three and Many Wishes of Jason Reid.
Pat Hutchins
Author of Changes, Changes, Happy Birthday, Sam, The Titch Books, and others.
Joan Irvine
Author of How To Make Pop-Ups and How To Make Super Pop-Ups.
The Official Brian Jacques Homepage
Brian Jacques
Author of Redwall, Mattimeo and The Long Patrol.
Susan Jeffers
Author of Three Jovial Huntsmen, Wild Robin, and Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: A Message from Chief Seattle.
Mavis Jukes
Author of Blackberries in the Dark and Like Jake and Me
Ezra Jack Keats Biography
Wrote or illustrated more than 85 books for children.
Ezra Jack Keats
Author of The Snowy Day, Pet Show!, The Trip, and many more classic picture books.
Steven Kellogg
Illustrator of such books as "The Boy Who Was Followed Home" and "Is Your Mama a Llama?"
Dayal Kaur Khalsa
Author of Tales of a Gambling Grandma and the Here's Baabee series.
Joy Kogawa
Author of Naomi's Road.
Gordon Korman
Author of This Can't be Happening at Macdonald Hall from the Bruno & Boots series.
Maryann Kovalski
Author of The Wheels on the Bus.
Jane Kurtz
Author of Fire on the Mountain and How Much Is A Million?
Elaine Landau
Author of nonfiction books such as Land Mines: 100 Million Hidden Killers, Space Disasters, and Sasquatch: Wild Man of the Woods. Website includes a kid's corner, photo album, and information about the author and her books.
Edward Lear Pages
Cllassic author of collections of limericks and poems such as A Book of Nonsense, Nonsense Songs, Alphabets, More Nonsense Rhymes, and Laughable Lyrics
Jean Van Leeuwen
Author of Oliver and Amanda Pig, The great Cheese Conspiracy, Hannah of Fairfield, and more. (official site)
Madeleine L'Engle
Author of science fiction novels such as A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, and more.
Jean Little
Author of Mama's Going to Buy You a Mockingbird, From Anna, and Lost and Found.
Arnold Lobel
Page devoted to the author of the Frog and Toad series.
Maud Hart Lovelace
Author of the Betsy-Tacy series.
Janet Lunn
Author of Shadow of Hawthorne Bay, The Root Cellar, and Double Spell.
The Mary E. Lyons Den
Author of Sorrow's Kitchen, and Letters from a Slave Girl.
Suse MacDonald
Author/illustrator of books such as Alphabatics, Nanta's Lion, Puzzlers, Numblers, Sea Shapes, Peck,Slither and Slide.
Ann McGovern
Robin McKinley (official site)
Author of Blue Sword and Beauty and won the Newbery for The Hero and the Crown.
Janet McNaughton
Author of Catch Me Once, Catch Me Twice,
Shannon McNeill
Illustrator of books such as The Trouble With Mister, Albert Goes to Town, and Ook the Book and Other Silly Rhymes.
Author of many books including Lady in the Box, and If You Grew Up in Colonial Times
Mary Maden's Collection of Children's Books
Author of children's books such as Flying With the Wright Brothers, and A Lighthouse Adventure.
Magic School Bus Page
This site provides information on how you can work with many aspects of the Magic School Bus adventures
Kevin Major
Author of Hold Fast, Far From Shore, and Thirty-Six Exposure.
Jahnna N. Malcolm
Author of over 80 books for young readers and young adults including The Jewel Kingdom Book series published by Scholastic.
James Marshall
Author of the George and Martha picture books, and more.
Suzanne Martel
Author of The City Under Ground and The King's Daughter.
Bill Martin Jr.
Author of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, and more.
Susan Rowan Masters
Author of The Secret Life of Hubie Hartzel, Libby Bloom, and Summer Song. Includes a teachers' guide.
A.A. Milne
Bio on A.A. Milne
The Page at Pooh Corner
Dedicated to A.A. Milne's "Winnie the Pooh" and related topics.
Winnie-the-Pooh's Page (official)
Fun stuff, weekly wisdom and more.
Wendell Minor
Illustrator of books such as Evergaldes.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Author of the Anne of Green Gables and Emily of New Moon series
Lucy Maud Montgomery
This exhibition invites you to explore L.M. Montgomery's life (1874-1942) and visual imagination through a sample of her personal scrapbook pages and book covers, found in five Canadian archival and museum collections.
L.M. Montgomery Page
Find out about the author of The Anne of Green Gables series, and her works.
Farley Mowat
Author of Owls in the Family, Lost in the Barrens, and The Dog Who Wouldn't Be.
Robin Muller
Author of The Sorcerer's Apprentice and Tatterhood.
The Official Robert Munsch Website
Learning About Jim Murphy
Author of The GreatFire and A Young Patriot.
Josephine Joi Nobisso
Author of books such as Grandpa Loved, Grandma's Scrapbook, and Shh! The Whale is Smiling.
Sheldon Oberman
Author of This Business With Elijah, The Shaman's Nephew, and The Always Prayer Shawl. Includes teaching guides, interviews, book reviews and more.
Our Canadian Girl Series
An excellent companion to the series. Has lesson plans, activities, a fan page, and much more.
Katherine Paterson Web Site (official)
Author of Bridge to Terabithia, The Great Gilly Hopkins, Lyddie and Jacob Have I Loved.
Gary Paulsen
Author of Hatchet, Dogsong, The Crossing and The Winter Room.
Kit Pearson
Author of A Handful of Time and The Sky is Falling.
Richard Peck
Newbery award winning author of A Year Down Yonder, The Ghost Belonged to Me, A Long Way from Chicago, and more.
Dave Pilkey
Author and illustrator Dav Pilkey who wrote The Paperboy and Kat Kong and Dogzilla.
Jerry Pinkney
Illustrator of The Patchwork Quilt, In for Winter, Out for Spring and The Talking Eggs
Patricia Polacco (official)
Patricia Polacco
Author/illustrator of Pink and Say, The Keeping Quilt, and The Bee Tree.
Dandi Palmer
A collection of beautiful, complete picture books and other artwork for all age groups by Dandi Palmer. Part of the UK's National Grid for Learning.
The Peter Rabbit Web Site (official)
View the characters in this classic series through art exhibitions, theatrical performances, displays and local events.
Stéphane Poulin
Author of Have You Seen Josephine? and A Beautiful City ABC.
Carolyn Purdy
Author of Mrs. Merriwether's Musical Cat.
Marcus Pfister
Author/illustrator of The Rainbow Fish books, and illustrator of the Hopper books, and more.
Robert Quackenbush
Author of Henry Babysits, Sherlock Chick and the Giant Egg Mystery, and the Miss Mallard Mystery Series.
Robert Quackenbush
Author of such alliteratively titled mysteries as Cable Car to Catastrophe, Dig to Disaster, Express Train to Trouble, and more.
Barbara Reid
Author and illustrator of Two By Two and The Party.
Dawn Reno
Author of works including "The Jenny Books", The Good Lion, After Always, and A Tale from Lavallah.
H. A. Rey
Author of the Curious George series.
Curious George Rides the Bus
Animated adventure of Curious George
David Richards
Author of Soldier Boys.
Mordecai Richler
Author of the Jacob Two Two series.
John H. Ritter
Baseball novelist: author of Choosing Up Sides and Over the Wall. Has biographical information, teaching aids, a message board, and more.
Bethany Roberts
Author of picture books such as A Mouse Told his Mother, Camel Caravan, The Wind's Garden, Christams Mice, and Thanksgiving Mice. This interactive site includes curriculum ideas for teachers, as well as author information, book information, and activities for kids in the area of story writing and word play.
Ken Roberts
Author of Pop Bottles and Crazy Ideas.
Anne Rockwell
Illustrator and author of children's books for over 25 years such as Sick in Bed, Happy Birthday to Me, and The Old Woman and Her Pig and Ten Other Stories.
Allen Say
Illustrator and author of Grandfather's Journey, El Chino, The Lost Lake, Eat, and more.
Jon Scieszcka
Author of The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, The Time Warp Trio Series, and more.
Dr. Seuss's playground in cyberspace.
My Many Colored Days
Things to do on a rainy coloured day, make your own many coloured bookmark, what colour are your days?, and about the illustrators.
Maurice Sendak: A Western Canon, Jr
Influential children's author/illustrator of many books including Where the Wild Things Are.
The Complete Works of Shakespeare
Shel Silverstein
Poet of a number of poetry collections including Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and The Giving Tree.
Lois Simmie
Poet of Auntie's Knitting a Baby and Armadillo is Not a Pillow.
Gloria Skurzynski
Author of Cyberstorm, Goodbye Billy Radish, and Manwolf
Gloria Skurzynski

Lane Smith
Illustrator of The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, The Time Warp Trio Series, and more.
Peter Spier
Author of Rain, Bored- Nothing To Do!, Christmas, Crash! Bang! Boom!, People, and others
Jerry Spinelli Biography
Author of humorous books such as Maniac Magee.
Janet Stevens
Illustrator of To Market, To Market, Gates of the Wind, and author/illusrator of From Pictures to Words (A Book About Making a Book), and Tops and Bottoms
Snow White
Examines the Snow White story in text and images over the last 100 years.
Kathy Stinson
Author of the picture books; Red is Best, Those Green Things, and Big or Little.
Colin Thompson
Author/illustrator of wonderful stories like Tower to the Sun.
JRR Tolkien Home Page
Deborah Turner
Author of How Whilly Got His Wheels and How Whilly Got His Wings.
Megan Whalen Turner
Author of Instead of Three Wishes and the Newbery Honor winning book The Thief.
Zvi Har'El's Jules Verne Collection
Duncan Watt's The Wallace Boys
Information about this popular series.
April Wayland
Author of It's Not My Turn to Look for Grandma!, To Rabbittown, and more. Includes information about her and her work and lesson plans.
The E.B. White Homepage
Author of Charlotte's Web, Trumpet of the Swan, Stuart Little, and more.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Eric Wilson
Author of the Tom and Liz Austen Mysteries series.
Susan Wojciechowski
Author of The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, Don't Call Me Beanhead!, and And the Other Gold.
Tim Wynne-Jones
Author of The Maestro and Some of the Kinder Planets.
The Velveteen Rabbit
The classic story by Margery Williams online.
Wong Herbert Yee
Author and illustrator of Big Black Bear, Hamburger Heaven, Fireman Small, and more.
Learning About Laurence Yep
Author of many novels such as Child of the Owl, Dragonwings, Sweetwater, and Dragon's Gate.
Jane Yolen
Author of Sleeping Ugly, Owl Moon, and more.
Paul Zindel
Author of classics such as The Pigman, Pardon Me, You're Stepping On My Eyeball, Confessions of a Teenage Baboon, My Hamburger, and more.
Charlotte Zolotow
Author of William's Doll, Say It!, Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present, The Hating Book, and Someday