Authors & Illustrators
Sites about Authors and Illustrators
TeachingBooks.Net is one of the most comprehensive collection of children's and young adult literature information on the web, including links to hundreds of author and illustrator web sites.
Most of their web site is accessible only to TeachingBooks subscribers (including all Wisconsin residents through the BadgerLink statewide online resource library), but a few resources, such as their Author/Illustrator Name Pronunciation Guide, are available to anyone.
Resources on the web about authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults include:
Official Web Sites: an author or illustrator's own authorized site, such as:
Fan Sites: created by one or more people who appreciate an author or illustrator's work, such as:
Publisher Sites: information presented by an author or illustrator's publisher, such as:
Institutional Sites: created by librarians and educators and others in the children's literature field; may include original interviews, activities, book reviews, and more. Examples include:
Looking for an Author or Illustrator to Speak?
If you want to contact contact an author or illustrator about visiting your library or school, please check out our Online Directories page.
(The CCBC does not make speaker recommendations.)
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