Abbott, Tony

Abbott, Tony

Over the last two and a half decades, Tony Abbott has written one hundred books of mystery, fantasy, and adventure for young readers aged 6 to 14, including Kringle, ...

Adams, Lori

Adams, Lori

Lori Adams is a photographer and citizen scientist. Her background includes studies in art, photography, science and math and she loves to read and garden. Once upon a time, ...

Albee, Sarah

Albee, Sarah

Sarah Albee is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 100 books for kids, ranging from preschool through middle grade. Her latest nonfiction title, Why’d ...

Altabef, Jeff and Erynn

Altabef, Jeff and Erynn

Jeff Altabef is an award-winning author who lives in New York with his wife, two daughters and Charlie the dog. After years of being accused of “telling stories,” he thought ...

Balkind, Michael

Balkind, Michael

Michael Balkind’s book Gold Medal Threat is his first novel for kids and was a finalist in the International Book Awards.His novels are endorsed by literary greats including ...

Barrett, Ron

Barrett, Ron

Ron Barrett was born in The Bronx and had more art education than anyone could possibly need. He’s the illustrator of the classic picture book, Cloudy With a Chance of ...

Baskin, Nora Raleigh

Baskin, Nora Raleigh

Nora Raleigh Baskin is the author of thirteen novels for young readers and a contributor to two story collections. She has won several awards including the 2010 ALA Schneider ...

Bennett, Artie

Bennett, Artie

Artie Bennett is an executive copyeditor and writes a little on the side (but not the backside!). He was hailed as “the Dr. Seuss of your caboose” for The Butt Book, his first ...

Berne, Jennifer

Berne, Jennifer

Jennifer Berne is the award-winning author of picture book biographies: MANFISH: A Story of Jacques Cousteau and ON A BEAM OF LIGHT: A Story of Albert Einstein (which broke ...

Bianchini, Bob

Bianchini, Bob

Bob is a New Jersey native, a New York dad and RISD grad, and although you don’t know his work by name, you may have seen it in The New York Times, or on Breaking Bad, ...

Broach, Elise

Broach, Elise

Elise Broach is the author of many books for children, ranging from board books to young adult novels.  She has three new releases this year: — THE MINIATURE WORLD OF ...

Bruel, Nick

Bruel, Nick

Nick Bruel is best known as the author and illustrator of the NY Times bestselling series about Bad Kitty. He lives in Briarcliff Manor, NY with his wife Carina, their ...

Calkhoven, Laurie

Calkhoven, Laurie

When she got her first library card and was set free among the picture books, Laurie Calkhoven decided she wanted to spend her life surrounded by books. Her most recent novel ...

Capucilli, Alyssa

Capucilli, Alyssa

Alyssa Capucilli is the award winning author of numerous books including Biscuit, the popular best-seller used to launch the My First I Can Read Series from HarperCollins. ...

Castaldo, Nancy

Castaldo, Nancy

Hudson Valley author Nancy Castaldo has written books about our planet for over 20 years, including her 2016 title, THE STORY OF SEEDS: From Mendel’s Garden to Your Plate, and ...

Castle, Jennifer

Castle, Jennifer

Jennifer Castle is a proud geek and the award-winning author of the YA novels THE BEGINNING OF AFTER (2012 ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults and a Chicago Public Library ...

Chari, Sheela

Chari, Sheela

Sheela Chari is the author of VANISHED, an Edgar Award nominee for best juvenile mystery, an Al Roker book pick on the Today Show, and an APALA Children’s Literature Honor ...

Cobb, Vicki

Cobb, Vicki

Vicki Cobb, the “Julia Child” of hands-on science, is a former science teacher with a M.A. in secondary school science. The publication of her classic book, Science ...

Collier, Bryan

Collier, Bryan

Bryan Collier loves to paint. And he has successfully channeled his creative energy and love of art into an illustrious career as a children’s book illustrator and ...

Cook, Sally

Cook, Sally

Sally Cook and illustrator Ross MacDonald are the creators of the How To Speak series with Flatiron books. How To Speak Golf  hit shelves in spring 2016 , followed by ...

Craft, Jerry

Craft, Jerry

Jerry Craft has illustrated and/or written more than a dozen children’s books. His newest is a middle grade novel co-written with his two teenage sons, Jaylen & Aren ...

Davis, Jerry

Davis, Jerry

Jerry Davis has devoted his career to producing family entertainment. He produced new musicals at the Goodspeed Opera House and four successful off-Broadway shows. With the ...

Davis, Katie

Davis, Katie

Katie Davis is the author of middle-grade novel The Curse of Addy McMahon and winner of the School Library Journal Trailee Award. She has also written and illustrated a number ...

Dee, Barbara

Dee, Barbara

Barbara Dee is delighted to launch her newest middle grade novel HALFWAY NORMAL (starred reviews from Kirkus and School Library Journal, Junior Library Guild selection) at ...

Degen, Bruce

Degen, Bruce

Bruce Degen is the co-creator of The Magic School Bus Series with Joanna Cole. She is the writer, he is the illustrator. They have worked on the series for more than 25 years. ...

deGroat, Diane

deGroat, Diane

Diane deGroat has been illustrating children’s books since 1972, with over 150 books to her credit. She has done artwork for many well-known authors, including Eve Bunting and ...

Eaton, Jason Carter

Eaton, Jason Carter

Jason Carter Eaton is the author of How to Train a Train, its upcoming sequel, How to Track a Truck, and several other children’s books. He has written for Cartoon ...

Fisher, Annabelle

Fisher, Annabelle

Annabelle Fisher is named for her mother, who loved Mother Goose rhymes and read them to little Annabelle every night. When Annabelle got to school, she became known for ...

Fogliano, Julie

Fogliano, Julie

Julie Fogliano is the New York Times bestselling author of And Then It’s Spring and If You Want to See a Whale as well as the poetry collection, When Green Becomes Tomatoes. ...

Formento, Alison Ashley

Formento, Alison Ashley

Alison Ashley Formento is the author of award-winning nature picture books This Tree Counts!,This Tree, 1, 2, 3, These Bees Count!, These Seas Count!, and These Rocks Count!. ...

Furstinger, Nancy

Furstinger, Nancy

Nancy Furstinger’s newest animal book, UNSTOPPABLE: TRUE STORIES OF AMAZING BIONIC ANIMALS (a Junior Library Guild selection), has launched just in time for this year’s ...

Golio, Gary

Golio, Gary

Gary Golio is the author of the New York Times bestselling JIMI: Sounds Like A Rainbow – A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix, named one of Kirkus Reviews’ Best Children’s Books ...

Greenburg, Dan

Greenburg, Dan

Dan Greenburg’s 72 books have been published in 24 countries. He’s written four series of children’s books: The Zack Files, Secrets of Dripping Fang, Weird Planet, ...

Greenburg, J.C.

Greenburg, J.C.

For almost 20 years, Judith Greenburg’s work as a college-science-textbook editor-writer allowed her to pursue her childhood fascination with science. She corresponded with ...

Greenwald, Tommy

Greenwald, Tommy

Tommy Greenwald is the author of the CRIMEBITERS! series, about a group of friends and a (possibly) superhero crime-fighting vampire dog, and the CHARLIE JOE JACKSON books, a ...

Hacohen, Dean

Hacohen, Dean

Dean Hacohen grew up in Rowayton, CT. His mom was an elementary school librarian, and as a child, he enjoyed creating promotional posters for the school book fairs. Little ...

Harper, Lee

Harper, Lee

Lee Harper is an award winning picture book author and illustrator best known for his popular series of picture books Turkey Trouble, Turkey Trick or Treat, and Turkey Claus, ...

Hood, Susan

Hood, Susan

Susan is the award-winning author of four new picture books for 2016: ADA’S VIOLIN, LEAPS AND BOUNCE, MISSION: BACK TO SCHOOL and THE FIX-IT MAN. Her work has received ...

Kann, Victoria

Kann, Victoria

Victoria Kann is the co-author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Pinkalicious books. This series, created by a pair of sisters, includes several ...

Katz, Alan

Katz, Alan

Alan Katz has written many books for children and adults, including the award-winning songbooks Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs and I’m Still Here ...

Kimmelman, Leslie

Kimmelman, Leslie

Leslie Kimmelman is the author of more than two dozen popular and prize-winning children’s books, including HOT DOG! ELEANOR ROOSEVELT THROWS A PICNIC, about an all-American ...

Lang, Heather

Lang, Heather

Heather Lang loves to research and write about real women who overcame extraordinary obstacles and never gave up on their dreams. In her latest picture book ...

Lerangis, Peter

Lerangis, Peter

Peter Lerangis is a native New Yorker whose books have sold over 6 million copies and been translated into 33 languages. Titles include nine N.Y. Times bestsellers: THE ...

Levine, Gail Carson

Levine, Gail Carson

Gail Carson Levine is the author of twenty-two books for children. Her best-known is ELLA ENCHANTED, which won a Newbery honor in 1998 and was made into a motion picture in ...

Lubar, David

Lubar, David

David Lubar has written thirty five books for teens and young readers. His novels are on reading lists across the country, saving countless students from a close encounter ...

Lyne, Jennifer

Lyne, Jennifer

Jennifer Lyne grew up in Richmond, Virginia, riding horses. She took a job after college in a livery barn in Hot Springs, Virginia and stayed for two years, eventually ...

Manushkin, Fran

Manushkin, Fran

Fran Manushkin is the author of the popular Katie Woo series of beginning chapter books, as well as the popular board book for toilet-training girls, “Big Girl ...

Marshall, Linda

Marshall, Linda

LINDA ELOVITZ MARSHALL grew up near Boston, graduated from Barnard College, and raised four children and a flock of sheep on a farm in the Hudson Valley of New York. She is ...

McCully, Emily Arnold

McCully, Emily Arnold

Emily Arnold McCully has been creating children’s books for over 50 years. Awards for her work include  a Christopher Award for Picnic, the Caldecott award for Mirette on the ...

Minor, Florence

Minor, Florence

Florence Minor worked for many years as a film editor for ABC News in New York before turning to books. She is the author of Christmas Tree! illustrated by her husband Wendell ...

Minor, Wendell

Minor, Wendell

Wendell Minor has illustrated more than sixty children’s picture books, collaborating with such authors as Jean Craighead George, Mary Higgins Clark, Charlotte Zolotow and his ...

Monaghan, Annabel

Monaghan, Annabel

Annabel Monaghan is the author of two novels for young adults, A Girl Named Digit and Double Digit (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), and is co-author of Click! The Girls Guide to ...

Most, Bernard

Most, Bernard

Bernard Most is the author-illustrator of many popular children’s books about dinosaurs such as IF THE DINOSAURS CAME BACK, HOW BIG WERE THE DINOSAURS? and ABC T-REX. He has ...

Munro, Roxie

Munro, Roxie

Author/illustrator Roxie Munro has created more than more than 40 award-winning nonfiction and concept children’s picture books, and three interactive apps, many using ...

Myklusch, Matt

Myklusch, Matt

Matt Myklusch is a middle-grade fantasy / adventure writer and the creator of SEABORNE (Egmont USA) and THE JACK BLANK ADVENTURES (Simon & Schuster). By day, Matt is a ...

Orgill, Roxane

Orgill, Roxane

Ever find yourself doing something you didn’t expect? I was looking at a famous photograph of jazz musicians crowded outside a Harlem brownstone, and I was wondering how to ...

Paquette, Ammi-Joan

Paquette, Ammi-Joan

Ammi-Joan Paquette’s published works include the novels: Princess Juniper of the Hourglass (Philomel, 2015), Paradox (Random House, 2014), Rules for Ghosting (Bloomsbury, ...

Perelmen, Helen

Perelmen, Helen

Helen Perelmen worked in a children’s book store and was a children’s book editor, but sadly never worked in a candy store.She has written numerous books for young ...

Pinkney, Gloria Jean

Pinkney, Gloria Jean

Westchester native Gloria Jean Pinkney drew inspiration from her own childhood growing up in North Carolina and Philadelphia for her critically acclaimed children books Back ...

Pinkney, Jerry

Pinkney, Jerry

A native of Philadelphia, Jerry studied at the Philadelphia College of Art (now the University of the Arts) where, in 1992 he received the Alumni Award.  He has been ...

Polisner, Gae

Polisner, Gae

Gae Polisner is the award-winning author of The Memory of Things, The Summer of Letting Go, andThe Pull of Gravity. A family law attorney and mediator by trade, but a writer ...

Preller, James

Preller, James

James Preller lives in Delmar, NY, with his wife and children. He has published many books for children, for ages from preschool to young adult. These titles include the new ...

Raff, Anna

Raff, Anna

Anna Raff is an award-winning illustrator of several books for children including If I Were a Kangaroo, A Big Surprise for Little Card, World Rat Day, and You Are Not a Cat. ...

Raschka, Chris

Raschka, Chris

Chris Raschka is a writer-illustrator of over sixty books for children. Among them are Charlie Parker played be bop, Yo! Yes?, A Poke in the I, Five for a Little One, and A ...

Reich, Susanna

Reich, Susanna

Susanna Reich is an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults, including Minette’s Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and Her Cat; ...

Rim, Sujean

Rim, Sujean

Sujean Rim was originally a shoe and accessory designer, and has illustrated campaigns for Tiffany & Co., Target, Jones NY, Ann Taylor, and the popular website DailyCandy. ...

Rockwell, Lizzy

Rockwell, Lizzy

Lizzy Rockwell is the illustrator of numerous books and games for children and is the author and illustrator of GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT, HELLO BABY, THE BUSY BODY BOOK, PLANTS FEED ...

Rotner, Shelley

Rotner, Shelley

Shelley Rotner is an award-winning author and photo-illustrator of over forty children’s books. Her most recent books include:  Homer, Dogs Don’t Brush Their Teeth, Shades of ...

Russo, Marisabina

Russo, Marisabina

Marisabina Russo, a graduate of Mount Holyoke College, is an award winning children’s book author and illustrator. She began her career as a freelance illustrator contributing ...

Santopolo, Jill

Santopolo, Jill

Jill Santopolo is the author of the Alec Flint Mysteries, the Sparkle Spa series, and the Follow Your Heart books. She holds a BA in English Literature from Columbia ...

Savage, Stephen

Savage, Stephen

STEPHEN SAVAGE is the author and illustrator of 9 books for children, including the New York Times bestselling picture book POLAR BEAR NIGHT, written by Lauren Thompson. He is ...

Schories, Pat

Schories, Pat

Pat Schories is well known as the illustrator of the Biscuit early readers written by Alyssa Satin Capucilli and published by HarperCollins. Recently, she created a 5-book ...

Schotter, Roni

Schotter, Roni

Roni Schotter is the award-winning author of 29 books for children (her 30th, GO, LITTLE GREEN TRUCK! is coming in February, 2016). Her books range from picture books to ...

Sís, Peter

Sís, Peter

Peter Sís is an internationally acclaimed author, illustrator, filmmaker, and painter. He was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia in 1949 and grew up in Prague. He studied painting ...

Stemple, Heidi

Stemple, Heidi

Heidi didn’t want to be a writer when she grew up. In fact, after she graduated from college, she became a probation officer in Florida. It wasn’t until she was 28 years old ...

Strasser, Todd

Strasser, Todd

Todd Strasser’s first YA novel was published in 1979. He has written more than 100 novels for teens and middle graders since, including the best-selling Help! I’m Trapped In … ...

Susan Jeffers

Susan Jeffers

Susan Jeffers has been writing and illustrating picture books for more than forty years. She has beautifully captured the images of classic stories like Black Beauty, The ...

Sutcliffe, Jane

Sutcliffe, Jane

 Jane Sutcliffe thinks nonfiction rocks. She is the author of over two dozen nonfiction books for young readers, from picture books to middle grade. Her latest picture book is ...

Talbott, Hudson

Talbott, Hudson

Hudson Talbott was born and raised in Louisville,KY, the youngest of four children. After going to art school in Rome, Italy Hudson lived in Europe and Hong Kong for several ...

Tarshis, Lauren

Tarshis, Lauren

Lauren Tarshis lives in Connecticut with her husband and four children.  Her parents, mother-in-law, my brother and sister-in-law and three nieces all live right around her. ...

Tocher, Timothy

Tocher, Timothy

Timothy Tocher is the author of sports based fiction and nonfiction for girls and boys. He has twice made presentations at the National Baseball Hall of Fame. His short ...

Turetsky, Bianca

Turetsky, Bianca

Bianca Turetsky is the author of the stylish Time-Traveling Fashionista series, which has been translated into nine languages. After graduating from Tufts University, Bianca ...

Van Fleet, Mara

Van Fleet, Mara

Mara Van Fleet has worked as an art director and book product developer in children’s publishing for 25 years. She has switched gears and is now happily illustrating and ...

Van Fleet, Matthew

Van Fleet, Matthew

Matthew Van Fleet’s innovative books have been introducing children to basic concepts for over twenty years. His unique interactive formats invite toddlers to touch, ...

Van Leeuwen, Jean

Van Leeuwen, Jean

Jean Van Leeuwen is the author of more than fifty children’s books, ranging from pre-school picture books to middle-grade novels. Her Easy-to-Read Oliver and Amanda Pig ...

Velasquez, Eric

Velasquez, Eric

Eric Velasquez has been illustrating now for over 25 years. He has illustrated numerous book jackets. His first picture book “The Piano Man” by Debbie Chocolate, won the ...

Walker, Melissa

Walker, Melissa

Melissa Walker is a former ELLEgirl and Seventeen editor who is the author of 8 Young Adult novels and one brand new Middle Grade title. She lives in Brooklyn with two young ...

Wallach, Anya

Wallach, Anya

Anya Wallach is the real-life creator of The Random Farms Kids’ Theater, a not-for-profit organization she started in her parents’ basement when she was a teenager. Today, the ...

Wan, Joyce

Wan, Joyce

Award-winning author-illustrator, Joyce Wan, designed her first greeting card when she was in first grade for a city-wide greeting card design contest. The design won first ...

Weitzman, Jacqueline

Weitzman, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman is the author of several books for children including the award winning YOU CAN’T TAKE A BALLOON INTO THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM and its sequels, ...

Wells, Rosemary

Wells, Rosemary

Rosemary was born in New York City and raised on the New Jersey shore. She grew up in a home that was always filled with books, dogs, classical music, and other things her ...

Weston, Carol

Weston, Carol

Carol Weston’s 15 books include Girltalk, Ava and Pip, Ava and Taco Cat, Ava XOX (2016), and The Diary of Melanie Martin. She’s been the “Dear Carol” ...

Whitehouse, Howard

Whitehouse, Howard

Howard Whitehouse is the author of seven published books and many magazine articles.His most recent books  for kids are Zombie Elementary – The Real Story and  Bogbrush the ...

Williams-Garcia, Rita

Williams-Garcia, Rita

Rita Williams-Garcia is the New York Times bestselling author of nine novels for young adults and middle grade readers and two picture books—including most recently released ...

Yolen, Jane

Yolen, Jane

Jane Yolen, often called “the Hans Christian Andersen of America,” is the author of over 350 books including OWL MOON, THE DEVIL’S ARITHMETIC, and HOW DO ...

Zschock, Heather

Zschock, Heather

Heather Zschock is a children’s book author, design director, and product development specialist based in Chappaqua. She is the perfect coauthor with her twin sister, ...

Zschock, Martha Day

Zschock, Martha Day

Martha Day Zschock majored in art at Connecticut College and earned her master’s in education from Lesley College. Zschock is the author and illustrator of all the books ...