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Wendy Wax

Wendy Wax

Wendy grew up in Michigan. After graduating from the University of Michigan with a BFA in graphic design, she moved to NYC and worked as a children’s book editor. At the same time, she began wri...
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Valerie Greeley

Valerie Greeley

Valerie Greeley

  Valerie Greeley grew up in a small northern town in Lancashire England and attended Manchester Metropolitan University College of Art and Design where she graduated with a First Class Honours d...
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Sylvia Andrews

Sylvia Andrews

Sylvia Andrews

Sylvia Andrews was born in Boston. She has written many children’s book like Rattlebone Rock (now, Dancing in my Bones, If You Take a Horse to the Gym, to name a few. She has also authored Black Jag...
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Suse Macdonald

Suse MacDonald

Suse MacDonald

As a child Suse loved to draw and imagine. When she began college she knew art would be a focus in her life. Asa fine arts major she took life drawing, painting, printmaking, and ceramics. However, no...
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Sue Shanahan

Sue Shanahan

Sue Shanahan

Chicago-based artist Sue Shanahan is best known for her portraits that capture the essence of her subjects on canvas. Artwork for Disney World, illustrations for Cricket Magazine, limited edition prin...
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Rosemary Wells

Rosemary Wells

Rosemary Wells

An American writer and illustrator, Rosemary Wells is very well- known for her children’s books. Described as “a master of the delicate art of story” by School Library Journal review...
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Rhonda Fischer

Rhonda Fischer

Rhonda Fischer

Rhonda Fischer was born and raised in Canandaigua, New York. She started writing and reciting poetry as a child and has been writing stories and poetry all of her life. Rhonda was hired to write child...
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Patricia Thackray

Patricia Thackray

Patricia Thackray is a writer and author of childrens’ books. She wrote several Sesame Street books and stories. Thackray’s other credits include scripting several issues of Marvel Comics&...
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Orel-Protopopescu

Orel Protopopescu

Orel Protopopescu

Orel Protopopescu, award-winning children’s author and poet, has been published by major houses. Her poetry for adults has appeared in several reviews, most prominently in Oberon where she won sever...
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Nancy Tillman

Nancy Tillman

Nancy Tillman

Nancy Tillman, author of several New York Times Bestselling books, seeks to extend an important message to all the children through each of her writings and illustrations – “You are loved”. Her ...
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Ming and Wah Chen

Ming and Wah Chen

Ming and Wah Chen are published authors of children’s book. Authors of Sassparilla’s New Shoes and Ling Ling Looked In The Mirror, the identical twin sisters use poetic rhyme to delight their read...
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Michelle Mcdonald

Michelle Macdonald

Michelle Macdonald

Michelle Macdonald grew up spending much of her childhood outdoors in the Hockley and Haliburton regions of Ontario. From a young age she was encouraged to explore and discover the natural world. Mich...
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Micah Player

Micah Player

Micah Player

Micah Player is an author and an illustrator residing in California. He has worked as a designer and a creative director at Paul Frank Industries. He is co – founder and creative director at Lately ...
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Max Holchek

Max Holecheck

Max Holecheck

By night, Max writes stories and by day he designs electronic entertainment for children and their families. The software Max has worked on has won over twenty-five awards, some of which include: Pare...
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Mary McManus Burke

Mary McManus Burke

Mary McManus Burke

Also known as “GranMary” to her six grandchildren, Mary McManus Burke is a retired secretary and lives with her husband in Columbia, Maryland and Smithtown, New York. She loves reading, wr...
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Lisa Dunndern

Lisa Dunn-Dern

Lisa Dunn-Dern

Children’s Lifestyle Expert and Author Lisa Dunn-Dern is a multi-faceted talent whose skill and expertise shines over many different areas of arts and education. Following a writing career on the HB...
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Leslieann Clark

Leslie Ann Clark

Leslie Ann Clark

Leslie Ann Clark is an artist, illustrator, designer, and author of children’s books. She loves talking about art, creativity, and color! She also has a home studio called Blue Skye Studio and has w...
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Katie McKy

Katie McKy

Katie McKy

Half of forever: that’s how long Katie McKy has been telling stories. She started as a kid, under her covers, telling stories to her siblings by flashlight. As a teacher, Katie McKy told stories to ...
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Joshua Mulligan

Joshua Mulligan

Joshua Mulligan

Joshua Mulligan, from Detroit is an artist and animator inspired by imagination, buildings, figure studies and anatomy. His goal is to always be creating, drawing, and animating for the rest of his li...
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John Rowe

John Rowe

John Rowe

John A. Rowe was born in Kingston-upon-Thames in Surrey, England, and studied fine art in England and Austria. His colorful illustrations and eccentric compositional style have won him much acclaim. H...
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Jesse Fuller

Jesse Fuller

Jesse Fuller

Born in Georgia, near Atlanta in 1986, Jesse Fuller was an American one-man band musician, best known for his song “San Francisco Bay Blues”. Jesse Fuller, was sent by his mother to live with...
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Jennifer Plecas

Jennifer Plecas

Jennifer Plecas

Jennifer Plecas works as an illustrator, designer, and writer. She has illustrated over 30 children’s books, whereas written and illustrated many. Apart from children’s books, she has also written...
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Jeanne B. de Sainte Marie

Jeanne B. de Sainte Marie

Jeanne B. de Sainte Marie

Born in US, to French Canadian parents, Jeanne now lives in Paris. She studied Fine Art and Textile Design at the University of Michigan and at the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. She then design...
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Jack Guinan

Jack Guinan

Jack Guinan

Jack Guinan is a distinguished author and cartoonist. His published works include the popular children’s bedtime storybook SomeDay, SomeNight and the critically acclaimed personal investing book...
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Heidi Demaine

Heidi de Maine

Heidi de Maine

Heidi de Maine is a qualified Marine Biologist with many years’ experience working with animals. She has volunteered at animal facilities such as the Gerald Durrell Wildlife Trust (Jersey Zoo) and t...
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Harriet May Savitz

Harriet May Savitz

Harriet May Savitz

Harriet May Savitz has over 24 books published by major publishers and is a co-author of “Is A Worry Worrying you.” She is a contributor to over one dozen Chicken Soup for the Soul books and newsp...
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Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen, often referred to as H. C. Andersen was born in April 2, 1805, in Odense, Denmark. He was a Danish author and poet. Although he was a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, no...
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Giuliano Ferri

Giuliano Ferri

Giuliano Ferri

Giuliano Ferri was born in Pesaro, Italy in 1965 and is a graduate of the Urbino Institute of Art, where he specialized in animation. He has illustrated many picture books, which have been published a...
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Ferida Wolff

Ferida Wolff

Ferida Wolff is the author of several books for young people. Even though she loved to read and write as a child, she did not grow up with dreams of becoming an author. However, during the course of w...
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Enrico Rossini

Enrico Rossini

Enrico Rossini

Enrico Rossini is an Italian freelancer who likes cats and chocolates. He is the writer and illustrator of children’s books including “Peter the Onion Pirate”, now a StoriesAlive picture book ap...
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Ellen Senisi

Ellen Senisi

Ellen Senisi

Ellen Senisi is an author and photographer of children’s photo-essay picture books. Ellen has great fun creating media about children — books, apps, photos, multimedia video — for kids and f...
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Donna C. Braymer

Donna C. Braymer

Donna Cravens Braymer was born in Long Beach, California and moved to Tyler, Texas when she was 3 months old. Her parents were owners of their own business in downtown Tyler just blocks away from the ...
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Don Freeman

Don Freeman

Don Freeman

Don Freeman was born in San Diego, California, in 1908. He was introduced to the world of Children’s Literature when William Saroyan asked him to illustrate several books. Soon after, he began to wr...
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Devon Kinch

Devon Kinch

Devon Kinch

Devon Kinch is the author-illustrator of the Pretty Penny series. It is Devon’s belief that young children can avoid financial trouble by learning how to establish a healthy relationship with mo...
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Dean Koontz

Dean Koontz

Dean Koontz

Dean Koontz, the author of many #1 New York Times bestsellers, apart from novels, has written many stories about his dog, Trixie Koontz. He worked as a counselor and tutor to underprivileged children ...
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David Schneider

David Schneider

Dillan McMillan, Please Eat Your Peas is the first picture book by David. He is currently an attorney residing in Maryland, with his wife and two daughters, neither of whom eat peas. David grew up in ...
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Daryl May

Daryl May

Daryl May, author of children’s book – Rachael’s Splendifilous Adventure, is a respectable ex-deputy, singer, comedian, guitarist, song writer and a filmmaker. Now retired, Daryl and wife Brenda...
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Claire Ewart

Claire Ewart

Claire Ewart

Claire Ewart is a well-known illustrator and author of books for children. Claire Ewart’s work has received praise and awards from many reviewers and organizations. Ms. Ewart received the Celebrate ...
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Chisato Tashiro

Chisato Tashiro

Chisato Tashiro

Chisato Tashiro was born in Tokyo, Japan. She has studied Economics at Meiji Gakuin University and later studied the history of children’s picture books at a school in Takatanobaba. Her work has bee...
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Carol Mctavish

Carol McTavish

Carol McTavish

Carol McTavish has been a Canmore resident for over thirty-eight years. She has raised her family, taught Elementary and Junior High School, authored a bi-weekly newspaper column, written articles for...
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Bruno Hatchler

Bruno Hätchler

Bruno Hätchler

Bruno Hächler was born in Zurich, Switzerland. He worked for ten years as a music journalist and has produced two CD’s featuring children’s songs. He has written numerous picture books and now li...
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Brigitte-Weninger

Brigitte Weninger

Brigitte Weninger

Brigitte Weninger lives with her son in Kufstein, Austria, where she used to teach Kindergarten. Her twenty years of Kindergarten experience have given her invaluable insight in to the minds of young ...
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Barney-Saltzberg

Barney Saltzberg

Barney Saltzberg

Author of over 50 children’s books, Barney Saltzberg, lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three dogs. He has authored books like Beautiful Oops!, Arlo Needs Glasses, Andrew Drew and Drew, the bes...
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Avril Tyrrell

Avril Tyrrell

Avril Tyrrell

Avril Tyrrell, located in Southern Ontario, Canada is a writer, storyteller and a seeker of fairy paths. She loves books since her childhood. Other than books, she her interests are social history, ga...
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Ashlee Fletcher

Ashlee Fletcher

Ashlee Fletcher

Ashlee Fletcher was born and brought up in Las Vegas, Nevada. She then travelled to Laguna Beach, California when she was 18 to pursue her career in art. She studied at Laguna College of Art & De...
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Andrea Menotti

Andrea Menotti

Andrea Menotti

Andrea Menotti loves to write throughout her life. She has written novels, short stories, screenplays, poems, and many species of nonfiction. I’ve worked as a writing teacher and as a children&#...
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Ammi-Joan Paquette

Ammi-Joan Paquette

Ammi-Joan Paquette

Ammi-Joan (A.J.) Paquette is a mother, friend, reader, traveler, food-lover, chocolate connoisseur.  She has been writing stories since early childhood. She spent her early years moving from place...
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