Let Authors know about your School https://www.scbwi.org/ Submit International School Visit Information
We are now updating the International School Directory. Authors and illustrators using this Directory are SCBWI members and include many world-famous names. Please note: For those of you who are SCBWI members, the Directory and Guide is available on-line at www.scbwi.org in the Resource Library.
SCBWI = Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators.
Mem Fox http://memfox.com/ I’ve been a writer for many years, but for many more years I worked in a university, teaching teachers how to teach reading and writing. So this website is about me, my life, my opinions, my books, my teaching and my feelings about being a writer.
I read aloud several of my books on this website, and in my bossy fashion I have also included a spoken lesson on how to read aloud well.
Catherine and Laurence Anholt http://www.anholt.co.uk/ Catherine and Laurence Anholt are one of the world's leading writer and illustrator teams. They live and work from their home in Lyme Regis, South West England.
The Anholts’ first books were about a small pig called Truffles, (now, sadly porked!) written in 1983 for their oldest daughter, Claire.
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The Publishers Office http://www.us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/publishersoffice/ Welcome to From the Publisher's Office!
At Penguin we know that readers have a wide variety of interests and that finding an in-depth look at a particular author or subject can be difficult, if not impossible.
From the Publisher's Office makes it easy to learn more about your favorite authors—and to discover a few new favorites in the process. We hope you'll watch, listen to, and read the programs found on these pages.
100+ of the Best Authors on Twitter https://mashable.com/2009/05/08/twitter-authors/ 100+ of the Best Authors on Twitter "Twitter is a great way to connect with others who share your interests or offer information you value. There are Twitter users covering virtually every niche out there. Writers and authors are no exception. Below you’ll find a listing of more than 100 authors active on Twitter"
Leighton Noyes http://www.leightonnoyes.com/ Website of Leighton Noyes, illustrator of the popular Little Princesses book series for Random House.
Booked Out : Speaker Agency (Australia) http://bookedout.com.au/ Booked Out : Speaker Agency (Australia)
Booked out can arrange for AUSTRALIA's leading AUTHORS, ILLUSTRATORS, STORYTELLERS, PERFORMERS & POETS to visit your school, library or be part of your festival.
Whether you want a whole school activity, something for particular year levels, or an in service for teachers/librarians - we can advise the most suitable people available.
Everyone of our speakers has been well received and we are always pleased to supply recent references.
Video Interviews With 34 Authors and Illustrators http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews Video Interviews With 34 Renowned Children's Book Authors and Illustrators
Click below to watch Reading Rockets' exclusive video interviews with top children's book authors and illustrators. You'll discover if Chris Van Allsburg is really as spooky as his books, where Jon Scieszka gets his wacky ideas, and why Patricia Polacco's warm family tales seem so real.
Shakespeares Life and Times http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/SLT/intro/index.html Shakespeare's Life and Times
The "seven ages" of Shakespeare's life | Shakespeare's Stage | Renaissance Society | Renaissance history and politics | The history of Renaissance ideas | The drama of Shakespeare's time | Literature, art and music | Some plays explored | A chronology of the period | Some Renaissance maps |
21 plays by Shakespeare printed in quarto http://www.bl.uk/treasures/shakespeare/homepage.html On this site you will find the British Library? 93 copies of the 21 plays by Shakespeare printed in quarto before the theatres were closed in 1642.
The texts date from Shakespeare's lifetime and are pamphlet editions of plays prepared to be sold after performances had finished.
The quarto editions are thought to be Shakespeare's working drafts, copies for rehearsals or records of versions remembered by actors.
Quartos were not produced in large numbers because they were not very popular or profitable.
Accompanying the online collection is background material, essays by Shakespearean scholars, commentaries, images and sound clips.
Tools on the site allow scholars to compare different versions of the same play to track textual changes.
Authors Up Close - at TeachingBooks http://www.teachingbooks.net/ Authors Up Close - at TeachingBooks
TeachingBooks provides unprecedented access to the best children's book creators so that anytime, anywhere, you can experience personalized glimpses into their lives and work.
TeachingBooks produces one-of-a-kind, virtual author programs. Our movies, filmed in the studios of nationally renowned children? book creators, feature interviews, illustrator demonstrations, book readings and much more.
Fantastic Fiction http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/ Welcome to Fantastic Fiction
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror books
Bibliographies for over 3000 authors. Use the browse menu on the left to find an author by surname, or use the search boxes on the right to search for an author or book
Achuka Children's Books UK http://www.achuka.co.uk/ Achuka Children's Books UK
This site contains interviews and details with/of authors
Janet Stevens - illustrates children's books. http://janetstevens.com/ I am Janet Stevens. I illustrate children's books.
My most recent books are And the Dish Ran Away With the Spoon, the story of what happens after the Dish and the Spoon run away and Epossumondas, a story about a baby Possum who gets in all kind of trouble!
My website features:
A story of my third grade Blue Jay Reading Group.
Colin Thompson http://www.colinthompson.com/ In 1990 I wrote my first two children's books - Ethel The Chicken and A Giant Called Norman Mary. They were both published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1991 as small hardbacks with about thirty black and white illustrations.
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Carol Hurst's Authors' Pages http://www.carolhurst.com/authors/authors.html The authors listed here each have a page on this site where you'll find things such as: their books listed, some biographical information, common topics, similar authors, links to articles and other places their work is mentioned on this site, comments on their work, and links to other sites on the web.
Avi | Byars, Betsy | Carle, Eric | Cooney, Barbara | Dr. Seuss | Jean Fritz | Henkes, Kevin | Hutchins, Pat | Lasky, Kathryn |
Lowry, Lois | Marshall, James | Naylor, Phyllis | Paterson, Katherine | Peck, Richard | Simon, Seymour | author | authors | writers |
Terry Deary http://www.terry-deary.com/ Dr Dreary welcomes you to Creep Street! Hidden behind these dread doors are the monstrous creations of that wrotten writer, Terry Deary! Unlock them and uncover all his savage secrets (well, most of them! There are some secrets so sad he doesn't even tell his Mum!!!) But beware! There are hidden horrors here, foul facts and horrendous humour. If you are a nervous sort then either (a) read these pages with your pathetic little eyes shut or (b) push off to some other website for wet washouts. You have been warned!!!
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Susan Cooper http://www.markscott.f9.co.uk/thelostland/ Susan Cooper is one of the small and very select company of writers who - somehow, somewhere - have been touched by magic; the gift of creation is theirs, the power to bring to life for ordinary mortals 'the best of symbolic high fantasy.
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Lewis Carroll http://www.lewiscarroll.org/ Welcome to the Lewis Carroll Society of North America (LCSNA) home page. The LCSNA is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering Carroll studies, increasing accessibility of research material, and maintaining public awareness of Carroll's contributions to society. We intend to use the WWW as another avenue to accomplish these goals.
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