Authors & Illustrators of Children's Books

Carrie Clickard

Born in Michigan, Carrie Clickard has spent every free moment since with a book in her hand or one in her head waiting to be written. A ban...

Frans Vischer

I grew up in Holland, playing soccer and drawing cartoons. I was eleven when my family immigrated to America. Speaking no English, where lan...

Paul Tillery IV

Paul was born in Raleigh, NC. He's always loved drawing, storytelling, and off-kilter comedy. As a child, Paul struggled at school until th...

Jen Arena

Jen Arena is lucky to have been surrounded by great children’s books her whole life. As a teenager, she worked at a children’s-only independ...

Susan Eaddy

Susan Eaddy writes picture books and plays with clay in her attic studio. She begins work every day with clean hands, but depending on wheth...

Ben Guterson

Ben Guterson was born and raised in Seattle. Before working at Microsoft as a program manager, Ben spent a decade teaching public school on...

Cate James

I am an illustrator and author from Edinburgh, Scotland based in Sydney, Australia. I teach art to big and little kids as well as running a...

Lori Mortensen

Lori Mortensen is an award-winning children’s book author of more than 70 books and over 350 stories and articles. Recent picture book relea...

Helaine Becker

Helaine Becker is the author of many books for children and young readers, including A Porcupine in a Pine Tree, Dashing Through the Snow, W...

Christy Hale

After our teacher read aloud Harriet the Spy, my childhood best friend and I started our own detective agency. We dressed in disguises and r...

Brenda Peterson

As a National Geographic nature writer, memoirist, and novelist, it is such a pleasure to now also publish children's books with such master...

Dimity Powell

To Read, Write and Inspire sum up Dimity’s main passions in life, along with sailing on the beam, eating ice cream and writing in her diary...

Duncan Beedie

I am a freelance illustrator and children’s author based in Bristol, UK. I have been doodling and drawing since way back in the early 1980s,...

Angela Dominguez

Angela was born in Mexico City, and grew up in Texas. She has authored and/or illustrated twelve children’s books to date, including 11 pict...

Jed Alexander

Jed Alexander is an author and illustrator who has done work for a variety of publications, including Cricket Magazine and SpongeBob Comics....

Catherine Holt

I'm a middle grade author who was born in Australia but now lives in New Zealand. Because I'm mysterious, I also writes under the name Amand...