Authors & Illustrators of Children's Books

Elisa Parhad

Elisa Parhad is a writer and photographer in Los Angeles, by way of Seattle, Albuquerque, Austin and Japan. Whether at home or abroad, she t...

Alexandria Giardino

Alexandria Giardino lives in northern California, where she teaches writing, practices karate (she's a black belt!), and rides her mountain...

Jessica Courtney-Tickle

Jessica is an illustrator currently based in Cambridgeshire, England. She makes her work using a combination of scanned watercolour washes a...

Erica Sirotich

Erica Sirotich is an illustrator residing in St. Petersburg, Florida. She likes animals, coffee, books, and adding to her collections of roc...

Andrea J Loney

Andrea J.Loney is an award-winning author of children’s picture books. After receiving an MFA in Dramatic Writing at NYU, she ran away with...

Tim J Myers

Tim J. Myers is a writer, songwriter, storyteller, and senior lecturer at Santa Clara University. His children’s books have won recognition...

Kaylani Juanita

Kaylani is an illustrator based in Fairfield, CA who illustrates inclusive picture books, editorial art, and afros. Some of her clients incl...

Kate Coombs

Kate Coombs writes poetry, middle grade fiction, and picture books for children. She currently teaches college English classes and is studyi...

Jody Wheeler

My greater-than-average fascination with children’s books developed when I was quite young. The major cause of this fascination was my great...

Barbara Dilorenzo

BARBARA DILORENZO graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in illustration, and studied painting at the Arts Students Lea...

Monica Carnesi

Monica Carnesi is a librarian by day and author/illustrator by night (and weekends!) She is originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, so she...

Mika Song

Mika Song is a children's writer/illustrator who makes stories about sweetly funny outsiders. She grew up in Manila, Philippines and Honolul...

David Michael Slater

David Michael Slater is an acclaimed author of books for children, teens, and adults. His work for children includes the picture books Chees...

Sheryl Haft

Sheryl Haft creates playful books and inventive experiences to spark children’s imaginations. She is the author of I LOVE YOU, BLANKIE, Litt...

Julia Groves

Julia is a children's book illustrator and graduate of the prestigious Children's Book Illustration MA at Cambridge School of Art. She espe...

Diane Lang

I’ve always loved animals, and even before I started teaching at nature centers, I raised guide-dog puppies. But since beginning my voluntee...