Wanda Gag - Children's Book Illustrators site. Well written and sourced essay by Denise Ortakales.
Wanda Gag - Children's Book Illustrators site. Well written and sourced essay by Denise Ortakales.
Barbara Helen Berger's homepage has a reasonably complete set of information about her, her books and what she is doing. And it is beautifully packaged. It's worth visiting just for the illustrations.
Kathleen Hale's Wikipedia entry.
Kathleen Hale's biography accompanied by a photo-essay of her life at the Redfern Gallery.
Gary Paulsen's page at the Internet School Library Media Center
Gary Paulsen's site at the publisher Random House
Gary Paulsen was interviewed at the New York Public Library July 9th, 2003.
Gary Paulsen Author Profile at Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
Daniel Carter Beard's entry in Wikipedia.
A beautifully illustrated essay of D.P. Lathrop's work.
Born August 30, 1909
Died October 15, 1968
Actually a pretty nice Viriginia Lee Burton site maintained by her publishers.
Through the Looking Glass's essay on Virginia Lee Burton.
A Virginia Lee Burton essay by Denise Ortakales; a well illustrated essay with key bibliographical information.
Virginia Lee Burton's Wikipedia entry.
An article in The Boston Globe, March 30, 2006 covering Dick Berkenbush (of Mike Mulligan fame).
Brief bio from the University of Oregon.
Cape Ann Historical Musuem background on the Folly Cove Designers.
Wikipedia entry on the Folly Cover Designers.
Robert McCloskey's Wikipedia entry.
This is a very nicely organized site including all the basic information you would seek on Robert McCloskey including biography, bibliography, awards, etc., including an NPR MP3 file of an interview with the author.
An essay on Katherine Milhous by Miranda Orso.
Katherine Milhous Wikipedia entry.
A nicely illustrated essay on Robert Lawson courtesy of BPIP.
de Grummond Children's Literature Collection biographical entry for Louis Slobodkin.
Louis Slobodkin's Wikipedia entry.
Now here is what an author's website ought to be. I don't who maintains it but it is worth a visit even if you are not, perhaps especially if you are not, familiar with Louis Slobodkin's work. Created and maintained by Carol Reid.
An entry on the Rebecca Writes blog for Louis Slobodkin.
Lynd Ward's Wikipedia entry.
A short essay on Lynd Ward at Beaver Pond.
Georgetown University mounted an exhibit of Lynd Ward's work in 2001. Background essays and illustrations form the exhibit.
The University of Florida's Center for Children's Literature and Culture co-produced a brief essay on Lynd Ward, available in transcript or audio file at this site.
Ludwig Bemelmans fan site, and a pretty professional one at that.
Ludwig Bemelmans author profile in the Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
The biographical entry for Marcia Brown at the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection.
An article by Christine Hanson McKnight about Marcia Brown from the Spring 1996 edition of Albany Magazine.
Marcia Brown Research Room at the University at Albany in the State University of New York. The site has some biographical information as well as a couple of links to gallery displays of her work.
An article in the October 29, 2008 New York Times that mentions a house in which Margaret Wise Brown once lived, From Another Time and Place by Penelope Green
A pretty well organized, content-rich site dedicated to Margaret Wise Brown. Constructed by Kyrstin Allen, Erin Joiner, Anna Lukes, Rachael Williams, and Amy Wright
Margaret Wise Brown's biographical sketch at the de Grummond Children's Literature collection.
Margaret Wise Brown's Wikipedia entry.
An author's profile of Margaret Wise Brown from Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
An article by Barbara Cooney in March/April 1998 edition of Horn Book Magazine.
Barbara Cooney's biographical entry for the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection.
A well illustrated and sourced essay on Barbara Cooney by Deinse Ortakales.
A reasonably lengthy biographical essay on Barbara Cooney at Penquin.
Barbara Cooney's author profile at Through the Looking Glass Chilren's Book Review.
Barbara Cooney's Wikipedia entry
Roger Duvoisin's biographical essay for the de Grummond CHildren's Literature Collection.
Rutgers University has a signifcant collection and archive of Roger Duvoisin's work and this site presents a variety of resources and information by and about Duvoisin.
Roger Duvoisin's Wikipedia entry.
Ed Emberley's author site. Bio, in-print bibliography, etc.
Ed Emberley's Author/illustrator profile in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
Ed Emberley's Wikipedia entry.
Rachel Field site with a couple of her obituary notices.
Rachel Field's Wikipedia entry.
Berta and Elmer Hader's biographical entry for the de Grummond Children's Literature collection.
Berta and Elmer Hader's Wikipedia entry.
Nonny Hogrogian's biographical entry in the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection.
Nonny Hogrogian's profile in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
Nonny Hogrogian's very brief Wikipedia entry.
Ezra Jack Keats' biographical entry in the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection.
Ezra Jack Keats' offial author site. Quite a good site with a lot of information and resources.
Ezra Jack Keats' Wikipedia entry.
Ezra Jack Keats' biographical entry for the Educational Paperback Association.
John Langstaff was also the director of the Christmas Revels as well and is commemorated by them at this site.
John Langstaff's obituary Boston Globe, December 14th, 2005
John Langstaff's Wikipedia entry.
A Robert Lawson essay at BPIP, as always, beautifully illustrated.
William Lipkind's very brief Wikipedia entry.
Evaline Ness' de Grummond Children's Literature Collection biographical sketch.
Evaline Ness' Wikipedia entry.
Evaline Ness' obituary in the August 14, 1986 New York Times.
Nicholas Mordvinoff's minimalist Wikipedia entry.
Maud and Miska Petersham's Wikipedia entry.
Maud and Miska Petersham's biographical note in the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection.
Maud and Miska Petersham collection in the Children's Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota.
An article about the location of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of books.
The Aruthr Ransome Society. Content rich site.
A profile of Arthur Ransome in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
Arthur Ransome's Wikipedia entry.
An article about Arthur Ransome in the March 10, 2005 Guardian.
An article about travelling the area's of England in which Arthur Ransome set his stories. June 2, 2007, The Independent.
Feodor Rojankovsky's Wikipedia entry.
Feodor Rojankovsky entry - scroll down half the page.
Feodro Rojankosky's de Grummonds Children's Literature Collection biographical entry.
Feodor Rojankovsky - a brief biographical blurb but a nice collection of Rojankovsky's illustrations.
James Thurber's entry at Books and Writers.
James Thurber's Wikipedia entry.
James Thurber interview in the Fall 1955 Paris Review.
James Thurber House with good content.
A collection of websites related to James Thurber.
An article about James Thurber in the December 7, 1995 edition of The Review.
Brief biographical sketch of Marc Simont at HarperCollins.
An article by Marc Simont in the CBC Magazine.
Marc Simont's relatively brief Wikipedia entry.
An article on Marc Simont in the March/April 2004 edition of Horn Book Magazine with illustrations by Simont.
Maurice Sendak's Wikipedia entry.
Maurice Sendak author profile in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
An essay on Maurice Sendak.
Maurice Sendak interview by PBS
A second Maurice Sendak interview with PBS.
Parent's Choice article on Uri Shulevitz.
Uri Shulevitz's 1998 acceptance speech, The Golden Kite Award.
William Steig's homepage.
William Steig profile in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
William Steig's Wikipedia entry.
A very brief Janice May Udry entry in Wikipedia.
Leonard Weisgard entry at Fun All Aorund blog.
Karen Ackerman's Wikipedia entry.
Leo & Diane Dillon fan site with a brief background but many examples of their art work.
Leo & Diane Dillon profiled in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
Leo & Diane Dillon's Wikipedia entry.
Donald Hall's profile in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
Donald Hall's Wikipedia entry.
Readings by Donald Hall from his work.
Gail E. Haley's homepage.
Margaret Hodges collection at University of Pitssburgh. Biographical, award, and bibliographical information.
Margaret Hodges biographical entry at the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection.
Margaret Hodges' Wikipedia entry.
Stephen Gammell's Wikipedia entry.
A beautifully illustrated essay on Trina Schart Hyman with plenty of links by Denise Ortakales.
Trina Schart Hyman profile at Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
Trina Schart Hyman's Wikipedia entry.
Arnold Lobel's Wikipedia entry.
Blair Lent's brief Wikipedia entry.
Alice & Martin Provensen's Wikipedia entry.
Alice & Martin Provensen entry at The Central Rappahannock Regional Library.
Alice & Martin Provensen's Children's Literature Network entry.
Alice & Martin Provensen's Wikipedia entry
Peter Spier's profile in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
Peter Spier's Wikipedia entry
A brief biographical essay in Arthur Yorinks' capacity as a theater director.
An interview with Arthur Yorinks from Just One More Book!!
Arthur Yorinks' Wikipedia entry
Jane Yolen's author's homepage.
Jane Yolen's Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review profile.
Jane Yolen's Wikipedia entry.
Jane Yolen interview by Lisa Horak in Book Page.
Extended interview with Jane Yolen by Raymond Thompson.
A biographical sketch of Margot Zemach including a bibliogrpahy.
Margot Zemach's Wikipedia entry.
Eve Bunting's Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review profile.
Eve Bunting's Wikipedia entry
Article on Eve Bunting by Patricia Norman in California Kida!, October 2002
Mary Azarian's homepage. I am in general a sucker for woodcut artwork and I love children's books. It's hard to beat the combination of a talented children's illustrator working in woodcuts then as illustrated in this wonderful homepage.
Mary Azarian profile in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review
David Diazprofile at the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature.
Mary Azarianprofile at the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature.
David Small's profile at the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature.
An article in the Grand Rapids Press, September 27th, 2009 by Terri Finch Hamilton, Profile: Illustrator, writer David Small.
A profile in Tha Grand Rapids Living, Profile: Illustrator, writer David Small by Terri Finch Hamilton, September 27, 2009
Ed Young'sprofile at the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature.
Mary Azarian's Wikipedia entry.
Thomson Gale article on David Diaz with a good bibliographical record.
David Diaz's very brief Wikiepedia entry
Biographical article on David Diaz with extensive bibliographical and reference lists.
Kevin Henkes' homepage.
The Kevin Henkes profile in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
Kevin Henkes's Wikipedia entry.
Mordicai Gerstein's homepage with a nice section covering speeches and articles.
A profile of Mordicai Gerstein in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review.
Mordicai Gerstein's Wikipedia entry.
An article on Mordicai Gerstein in the The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books.
A nice collection of Mordicai Gerstein illustrations.
A profile of Norton Juster in Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review
Norton Juster's Wikipedia entry.
A nice meaty interview with Norton Juster by Laura Miller at Salon.com
William Joyce has a site at his publisher, HarperCollins, which is pretty decent compared to most publisher's sites.
William Joyce interview on CNN, September 29, 2000.
William Joyce homepage.
William Joyce's Wikipedia entry