Authors & Illustrators of Children's Books

Beth Vrabel

I am the author of the Cybils’-nominated Caleb and Kit, ILA award-winning A Blind Guide to Stinkville, JLG-selection A Blind Guide to Normal...

Marsha Diane Arnold

Called a “born storyteller” by the media, Marsha Diane Arnold is the picture book author of 21 books, with over one million books sold. Her...

Jessie Oliveros

Jessie Oliveros grew up watching Kansas sunsets, and she’ll always have wild sunflowers and gold-tipped corn fields in her heart. She spent...

Ronda Armitage

Ronda Armitage was born in New Zealand but moved to England with her family in 1974.Her husband, David, illustrated most of her earlier book...

Margaret Chiu Greanias

Margaret’s favorite childhood memories include catching minnows and frogs in the “bayou” with her two older brothers, tooling around the nei...

Jason Lefebvre

I was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts on April 25, 1976. At a young age I developed a love of reading, writing, drawing and creating that st...

Wendy Wahman

I began in a small yellow house in Torrance, California. I was painfully shy and quiet, and drew all the time. I made up stories in my head...

David George Gordon

David George Gordon is the author of Explore A Shark and 19 other books about wildlife and wild places. Over the years, he’s written about...

Nina Victor Crittenden

Nina is the illustrator of Chicken Lily, as well as the author and/or illustrator of several other children’s books. She currently lives in...

Stephanie Roth Sisson

Stephanie Roth Sisson is an artist who has illustrated many books for children, including Star Stuff, a picture book biography of Carl Sagan...

Korky Paul

KORKY PAUL was born Zimbabwe. He studied Fine Arts at Durban Art School and Film Animation at CalArts, California. He began his career in ad...

Yevgenia Nayberg

Yevgenia is an award-winning author and illustrator. Her illustrations have appeared in picture books, magazines, theatre posters, music alb...

Brenna Maloney

Brenna Maloney is a writer and editor with more than 20 years professional experience. A long-time editor for The Washington Post and Nation...

Erik Slader

Erik Slader is the writer and creator of “Epik Fails of History” a blog (and podcast) about the most epic fails… of history. He first starte...

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is the author of twelve books on various awesome historical subjects, including the Guts & Glory and Epic Fails series, and has...

Monica Wellington

Monica Wellington was born in London and lived in Switzerland and Germany as a child. She has written and illustrated many books for young c...