Links to Authors and Illustrators web sites

Children's Literature Web Guide Excellent resource listing for learning about your favorite authors and illustrators with links to their web sites.

AVI Avi is the author of numerous books such as The Seer of Shadows, The Good Dog, The Book Without Words, and Crispin at the Edge of the World.
His books will appeal to you if you are interested in fantasy, adventure, ghosts, or historical fiction.

The World of Jan BrettThe queen of great resources-coloring pages, craft activities, and kid favorite books.

BEVERLY CLEARY- Visit The World of Beverly Cleary Have you ever participated in a D.E.A.R time? The letters in DEAR stand for Drop Everything and Read.
We celebrate D.E.A.R. day on Beverly Cleary's birthday to thank her for all her exciting children's books. You may have heard about D.E.A.R. time in one of the Ramona books that Beverly Cleary wrote.

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That Book Woman Visit That Book Woman Illustrator web site: David Small

CHRIS VAN ALLSBURG - This high tech site includes games, videos, writing contests, and author interviews. Warning! It will be hard to leave this amazing web site!
This is one of the very best author/illustrator web sites.

Loreen Leedy Leedy's entertaining books are great for learning about and teaching math, writing, and social studies concepts.

Mary Pope Osborne Interview creator of the Magic Tree House series. Magic Tree House website for Kids

Tomie de Paola Author/Illustrator of numerous children's books and mulitcultural folktales that we have all loved forever.

Paticia Polacco Author whose multicultural books are a big favorite among older elementary aged students and teachers. Her books are a great way to teach through use of literature connections.

DAV PILKEY - He calls his web site Dav Pilkey's Extra Crunch Web Site O' Fun. Yes, it is Mr. Captain Underpants himself! Loads of gross, groovy. and disgustingly cool stuff that kids love.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid The official web site to Jeff Kinney's brillent creation.

JON SCIESZKA Clever author Jon Scieszka brings us great titles like: Squids Will Be Squids, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, and The Stinky Cheese Man and other Fairly Stupid Fairy Tales. Jon Scieszka is a major player in encouraging boys to get into reading. His site offers up a great listing of boy friendly titles. Guys Read

JANET STEVENS -author (along with her sister) of The Great Fuzz Frenzy, Hello Mr. Mutt and other fun and adventurous books.

Black Lagoon Series-Author Mike Thaler, creator of The Black Lagoon series-a favorite
of 1st-3rd graders.