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Youth Author Profiles

Discover some of children's literature's greatest writers and artists through our author profiles. You can also find authors by their months of birth.

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Youth Author ProfilesVerna Aardema

Joan Aiken

Lloyd Alexander

Maya Angelou

Mitsumasa Anno

Jim Arnosky

Avi

Mary Azarian


Natalie Babbitt

Molly Bang 

Arna Bontemps

Jan Brett

Ashley Bryan

Betsy Byars 


Eleanor Cameron

Beverly Cleary

Andrew Clements 

James Lincoln Collier

Floyd Cooper

Sharon Creech 

Helen Cresswell 

Christopher Paul Curtis 


Paula Danziger

Bruce Degen 

Meindert DeJong

Tomie dePaola

Leo and Diane Dillon

Tony DiTerlizzi

Mary Mapes Dodge

Julia Donaldson


Eleanor Estes


Walter Farley 

Nancy Farmer 

Sid Fleischman

Paula Fox 

Russell Freedman

Don Freeman

Jean Fritz


Jack Gantos

Paul Goble

Eloise Greenfield

The Grimm Brothers


Mary Downing Hahn

Virginia Hamilton

James Herriot

Karen Hesse

Minfong Ho

Nonny Hogrogian

Lee Bennett Hopkins

Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard 


Brian Jacques

William Joyce

Norton Juster


Dick King-Smith

E.L. Konigsburg

Jane Kurtz


Munro Leaf

Edward Lear

Madeleine L'Engle

Julius Lester

Ted Lewin

C.S. Lewis

Astrid Lindgren

Anita Lobel

Mary Evelyn Lyons


James Marshall

Ann M. Martin 

Mercer Mayer

Robert McCloskey

Walter Dean Myers

Robert Munsch

Jim Murphy


Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Kadir Nelson


Scott O'Dell

Uri Orlev

Helen Oxenbury


Barbara Park

Katherine Paterson

Richard Peck

Charles Perrault

Andrea Davis Pinkney

Daniel Pinkwater

Patricia Polacco

Beatrix Potter

Jack Prelutsky

Alice Provensen

Howard Pyle


Candice Ransom

Chris Raschka

Peggy Rathmann

Margret Rey

Faith Ringgold

Glen Rounds

J.K. Rowling


Ruth Sawyer

Beatrice Schenk de Regniers

Alvin Schwartz

Jon Scieszka

Marcia Sewall

David Shannon

Marjorie Sharmat

Uri Shulevitz

Shel Silverstein

David Small

Gary Soto

R.L. Stine

Rosemary Sutcliff


Simms Taback

Mildred Taylor

Tasha Tudor


Chris Van Allsburg

Judith Viorst


Jill Paton Walsh

Rosemary Wells

Gloria Whelan

David Wiesner

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Vera B. Williams

Jeanette Winter

Elizabeth Winthrop 

Jacqueline Woodson


Taro Yashima

Jane Yolen


Paul O. Zelinsky 

Margot Zemach