Photographer/author Bial has created critically acclaimed photo-essays for children, including Ghost Towns of the American West
and The Underground Railroad
is due out this summer.
Linda Crotta Brennan
Author of the books Marshmallow Kisses
and Flannel Kisses
, both illustrated by Mari Takabayashi.
Brett's magnificent paintings glorify her simple but engaging stories in Scary, Scary Halloween
Author/illustrator of Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa
, a Horn Book Honor Selection.
Virginia Lee Burton
Author and illustrator of some of the most beloved and enduring books ever written for children, including The Little House
(winner of the 1942 Caldecott Medal) and Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
Clapp's illustrations offer young readers a vivid slice of history in Right Here on This Spot
Compiler of I, Too, Sing America: Three Centuries of African-American History
and author of The Black Soldier 1492 to the Present
Sneed B. Collard
Author of many books about animals and nature, including Making Animal Babies
, Animal Dads
, and Leaving Home
James M. Deem
Author of the 1999 Parents' Choice Award winner, Bodies from the Bog
, and other books for young readers.
Author of acclaimed young adult novel When I Was Older
and the riveting My Heartbeat
, a five-star novel.
Author of Holding Up the Earth
, a beautifully portrayed young adult novel about a child of adoption.
Author/illustrator of Mariah Delany's Author-of-the-Month Club
and The Mariah Delany Lending Library Disaster
Carol Otis Hurst
Author of Through the Lock
and In Plain Sight
Author of Winnie (Dancing) on Her Own
, an early chapter book that explores friendships and individuality.
Lisa Jahn-Clough is the author and illustrator of numerous picture books for children, including Alicia Has a Bad Day
and My Friend and I
. Her first novel, titled Country Girl, City Girl
will be released this fall.
D. B. Johnson
Inspired by Henry David Thoreau's Walden
, Henry Builds a Cabin
follows the award-winning Henry Hikes to Fitchburg
for another adventure in the life of Henry the bear.
Natalie Kinsey-Warnock is the author of many fine children's books. From Dawn Till Dusk
is her first for Houghton Mifflin.
Author of the Tacky the Penguin books and the award-winning Hooway for Wodney Wat
and Score One for the Sloths
Best-selling and award-winning author of books for young readers, including the Newbery Medal winners Number the Stars
and The Giver
Lyons is the author of fifteen books for young readers. Knockabeg: A Famine Tale
is her most recent book.
Since his first book, Cathedral
, Caldecott Medal Winner Macaulay has created many best-selling books. Angelo
is his latest picture book.
Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Author of Snowflake Bentley
, winner of the 1999 Caldecott Medal, and The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish
Award-winning author/illustrator of many American history books, including Giants in the Land
and An Algonquian Year
McGill is an internationally renowned storyteller and the author of numerous acclaimed books, including In the Hollow of Your Hand
. Here We Go Round
is her latest novel.
Author of Dancing Wheels
and One Belfast Boy
Author/photographer of Days of the Ducklings
, McMillan has traveled from Antarctica to Iceland to bring the wonders of nature to his young audience.
Illustrator of Score One for the Sloths
, Hooway for Wodney Wat
, and the Tacky the Penguin books.
Author of the children's book John Blair and the Great Hinckley Fire
, illustrated by Ted Rose.
Author of the award-winning young adult novel, Music from a Place Called Half Moon
H. A. Rey and Margret Rey
Creators of the Curious George books.
Caldecott Medalwinning author/illustrator of Grandfather's Journey
and the renowned picture books Tea with Milk
, Emma's Rug
, El Chino
, and Tree of Cranes
. Home of the Brave
is his latest picture book.
Sayre's If You Should Hear a Honey Guide
won the John Burroughs Medal and was a 1995 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.
Genealogy expert and author of Through the Eyes of Your Ancestors
Learn more about J.R.R. Tolkien, "Author of the Century."
Chris Van Allsburg
"Master of the mysterious" Chris Van Allsburg is the creative genius behind the Caldecott Medalwinners and international bestsellers The Polar Express
, both of which have been made into major motion pictures, as well as the Caldecott Honor Book The Garden of Abdul Gasazi
. The New York Times
will be a major motion picture in the Fall of 2005!
Bernard Waber has written and illustrated many beloved books for children, including the Lyle Crocodile books and most recently Courage
Wong Herbert Yee
Yee's Fireman Small
won the 1997 Parents' Choice Award and began a series of exciting Fireman Small adventures.