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Looking for your Favorite Author?

Individual Author Sites
Laurie’s Bookshelf.
The author of acclaimed novels Speak and Fever 1793, Laurie Halse Anderson, has created pages about her life, works and her own teen read and web site recommendations.
Avi’s Home Page.
Avi, author of such stories as The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Nothing But the Truth, and The Fighting Ground, answers questions and talks about his books.

Jan Brett’s Home Page.
You’ll find everything from trolls to armadillos on this author/illustrator’s page. She has created The Mitten, That Hat, Armadillo Rodeo, The Trouble with Trolls, and Berlioz the Bear.

Official Eric Carle Web Site.
For fans of the famous author/illustrator and his books such as The Very Hungry Catepillar, Do You Want To Be My Friend, and Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me.

Beverly Cleary.
Learn all about this author and the many characters from her books. Then take a quiz to see how well you know them!

Sharon Draper

Sharon G. Flake

Gail Gibbons’s Author Website

Deborah Hopkinson.
Author of Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt and Birdie’s Lighthouse.

The Mary E. Lyons Den.
Learn about the author who wrote Sorrow’s Kitchen and Letters from a Slave Girl.

Suse MacDonald.
Learn about the author/illustrator of the Caldecott Honor book Alphabatics.

Ann McGovern.
Look at actual photos showing the author swimming with sharks and sitting on a camel. She is the author of many books including Lady in the Box and If You Grew Up in Colonial Times.

Learning About Jim Murphy.
This site should answer your questions about the author of The Great Fire and A Young Patriot as well as offer some special insights into his work.

Walter Dean Myers

Laura Numeroff’s (very own) Web Site!
Visit Laura Numeroff’s Web site to find out about her life, pets, and books. You can also find fun games and activities relating to her books.

Mary Pope Osborne’s Web Site

Katherine Paterson Web Site.
The official site called Terabithia that explores the work of the author of Bridge to Terabithia, The Great Gilly Hopkins, Lyddie, and Jacob Have I Loved.

Tamora Pierce
Learn about this author’s background, her life, and her books in this information-packed Web site.

Dav Pilkey.
Great fun wondering through this site created by author and illustrator Dav Pilkey who wrote The Paperboy, Kat Kong, and Dogzilla.

Gary Paulsen.
Here is the author of Hatchet, Dogsong, The Crossing, The Winter Room, and other great reads.

Jon Scieszka’s Author Website


R. L. Stine
When you visit here, you’ll always find the latest news about my books and movies, and where you can come see me in person. You’ll find scary stories, games, puzzles, and comics. And you’ll find all the facts you need for school reports and book reports.

David Wiesner – The Art of Visual Storytelling.
The wonderful illustrations Caldecott Medalist David Wiesner, author of The Three Pigs, Tuesday and The Night of the Gargoyles among others, come alive in this wonderful site.

Jacqueline Woodson

Learning about Laurence Yep.
He is the author of many novels set in both China and the United States such as Child of the Owl, Dragonwings, Sweetwater, and Dragon’s Gate.

Reading Rocket Author Interviews

Barnes and Noble Children’s Author Interviews

ALA Great Sites for Kids:

Authors & Illustrators

CBC Authors & Illustrators Sites

CLWG Authors & Illustrators on the Web

HarperCollins Kids Authors & Illustrators Websites

Favorite Author Websites

Teaching Books Author Interviews

(Hundreds of author interviews!)

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