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Jennifer LB Leese

Jennifer LB Leese About American author who is best known for her children’s books, teen novels, and romances. Her best known works include Ordie’s School Day Adventure, I Am Me!, Bows for Pigel’s Nose, and 911: The Day America Cried. Other Informations She started writing short stories involving animals at the age of ten. She …

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Jan Brett

Jan Brett About Acclaimed children’s stories author who was a recipient of a life time achievement award from the Boston Public Library and has been on The New York Times Children’s Picture Book Bestseller List numerous times. Other Informations Her first couple of books were titled Fritz and the Beautiful Horses and Annie and the …

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Peggy Parish

Peggy Parish About Famous for her Amelia Bedelia children’s book series, she also penned the Liza, Bill & Jed mysteries, as well as several non-series works for children. Other Informations She received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of South Carolina. Some years later, she published her first children’s work, Littlest Raccoon. Parish’s …

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Rosemary Wells

Rosemary Wells About Known best for her Max and Ruby series of children’s books, this New York-born illustrator and author also wrote the Voyage to the Bunny Planet books, as well as a historical fiction work titled Red Moon at Sharpsburg. Other Informations She illustrated her first children’s book, author Ellen Conford’s Impossible, Possum, in …

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Jenny Nimmo

Jenny Nimmo About An English-born writer of children’s fantasy novels, she is best known for The Magician Trilogy and the Children of the Red King series. She earned a Nestle Smarties Book Prize for her 1986 work, The Snow Spider. Other Informations In her early adulthood, she worked for the BBC as a television writer. …

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Laura Amy Schlitz

Laura Amy Schlitz About Newbery Medal-winning children’s author. Her best-known works include Splendors and Glooms, Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village, and A Drowned Maiden’s Hair: A Melodrama. Other Informations She worked as both a storyteller and librarian at a private school located in Brooklandville, Maryland. She wrote A Gypsy at Almack’s, …

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Renee Galvin

Renee Galvin About Children’s book author and illustrator who is known for having published the popular book Teal (A book about a little crayon that makes a big difference) that was also a Mom’s Choice Award Winner. She is also known for running the Carrie Hands YouTube channel where she shares child focused programming for …

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Jessica Day George

Jessica Day George About American children’s author best known for her The Princesses of Westfalin series and her Dragon Slippers series. Other Informations She attended¬†Brigham Young University¬†and studied Old Norse. She won the 2007 Whitney Award for her book Dragon Slippers and was also nominated for the 2008 and 2009 Whitney Awards. She has been …

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James Preller

James Preller About American children’s author whose best-known works include Six Innings, Bystander, and the Jigsaw Jones series. He also published the 2013 Scary Tales trilogy. Other Informations He grew up in Wantagh, New York as the youngest of seven children. He began his literary career as a copywriter for the Scholastic Corporation. This position …

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Johanna Spyri

Johanna Spyri About Nineteenth-century children’s author best remembered for Heidi, a children’s classic originally published in 1881. A popular Swiss author, she published more than fifty works of fiction over the course of her career. Other Informations She published her first literary work, a piece dealing with domestic violence and entitled A Note on Vrony’s …

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Norman Angell

Norman Angell About An award-winning English journalist, he was the author of several influential economics-themed works, including The Great Illusion (1910) and a children’s instructional tool called The Money Game (1928). He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1933. Other Informations At the age of seventeen, he moved to the West Coast of America …

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Patricia Polacco

Patricia Polacco About Author and illustrator of several children’s books, including Boat Ride with Lillian Two Blossom, The Keeping Quilt, and Thank You, Mr. Falker. She received numerous literary honors, including the 1992 Golden Kite Award for her book, Chicken Sunday. Other Informations She struggled with reading as a child and was diagnosed with dyslexia, …