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Virginia - take a look at
this author's award-winning children's books.
Dav - this site is fun-mania
as you draw, play games, and color pictures.
Caroline - learn more about
this author of over 100 books about animals and the
Tedd - visit this picture
book author and illustrator's site and learn about his life, his
books, and how he illustrates his own books.
Page - read biographies and
find web sites for some of your favorite authors.
Natalie - read information
from the Internet Public Library on this author of Tuck
Everlasting and many other great books.
Bruce - learn about this
children's author and his books which include Pie in the Sky, Buoy
Home at Sea, and The Moose in the Dress.
Enid - read about the author
of Noddy, The Famous Five, Malory Towers, and many other
children's books and stories.
Joseph S. - learn about the
Molly the Cat series by author Joseph S. Bonsall. Get book
summaries, character introductions, biography of the author, and
Ray - find out about the
life and books of this famous science fiction author.
Karleen - meet the author of
Dragonfire and other books for young adults.
Jan - check out this
author's latest projects, appearances and fun
Eve - learn more about this
Betsy - read all about this
Newbery award-winning author of The Summer of the Swans, The TV
Kid, and many other books. Includes pictures and tips for young
Eric - find answers to many
of your questions for the author of A Very Hungry Caterpillar and
many more books!
Nancy - read about the
author who created Louanne Pig, Loudmouth George, and lots of
Margaret - Australian author
of the Mango Street and HairRaiser series. She is also known as
Beverly - information about
the award-winning children's author and her books.
Joanna - meet the author and
illustrator of the Magic School Bus series.
Karen - read a biography of
the author, kids' reviews of her work, and summaries of her
medieval village and Calfornia Gold Rush stories.
- Dahl, Roald
Roald - unoffical fan
site about the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,
James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda. Includes pictures and
info on the author and all of his books.
Meaney's Roald Dahl Page
- great information about this wonderful author's life, his
books, resources for further information, and more.
Tomie - read a biography
of this author and view a list of all the books he has
- Dickinson, Emily
Lois - author of "I Know
What You Did Last Summer" and other suspense novels.
Madeleine - descriptions and
reviews of the author's books on various animals and
Hazel - learn about this
Australian author who has written over 100 children's
Sylvia - read about this
Newbery Honor winning author of Enchantress from the Stars and
Beyond the Tomorrow Mountains.
John - read about John
Erickson, the author of the Hank the Cowdog series, meet Hank and
some of his friends, and read excerpts from the books.
Mem - author of Possum
Magic, the best selling picture book ever in
Priscilla - author of Truly
Grimm Tales, Daedalus and the Minotaur, and Jennifer Has Two
Jean Craighead - read all
about the author of Julie of the Wolves, My Side of the Mountain,
and other great books on this excellent site.
Kristine O'Connell - lots of
information about poetry and this author of The Great Frog Race
and Old Elm Speaks, books of poetry for kids.
Charles - read about the
author also known as Father Goose, learn how to write a poem, or
see some fun writing activies you can do.
Morris - find out all about
this Australian author of novels including Two Weeks with the
Queen and Misery Guts.
James - author and
illustrator of the Dinotopia children's book series.
Dan - author of many
children's books, particularly about sports, such as Honus and Me
and The Million Dollar Shot.
Gary - author and
illustrator of children's books. Site includes tips for drawing
cartoons, free Gary Harbo graphics, and info about his
Daniel - learn about this
award-winning author of books about best friends Tyler and Lymie,
such as The Trouble with Lemons and Eye of the
Anna Grossnickle - read
about this author and illustrator of over three dozen books for
kids, learn how she started writing and how she got her first book
published, and much more.
Joan - visit the site for
this author of 8 children's books and illustrator of 16
Hazel - information about
this author of The Prince of Tarn and other books, as well as a
fun quiz to try!
Paul - popular Australian
author of Unreal, The Gizmo, and many others.
For Kids Who Love Books -
find out about your favorite authors (such as Roald Dahl),
favorite titles, and favorite series (such as
Ezra Jack - biography of the
author of The Snowy Day.
Jackie French - read
excerpts, view illustrations, and correspond with author Jackie
- Konigsburg, E.L.
Madeleine - author of
classic books such as A Wrinkle in Time.
Angela - read some riddles,
rhymes, and puzzles at this Portugese, Spanish, and English
Jack - includes pictures of
Beauty Ranch, his home in Glen Ellen, CA.
Lois - this site contains
biographical information and frequently asked questions about the
author of The Giver, A Summer to Die, Number the Stars, and many
Mary - enter the Lyons
Jacqueline Briggs - author
of the Bizzy Bones books, The Finest Horse in Town, and many
Anne - read about the author
of the Dragonriders of Pern series and many other fantasy
James - read about this
author of A Bridge to Wiseman's Cove and other books for young
- Montgomery, L.M.
Evelyn Clarke - read about
this children's book author and illustrator of seven books for
children of all ages.
Sheldon - award winnning
kids author and storyteller includes interesting stories,
folktales, FAQ's, writing challenges, and tips for kids, writers,
Mary Pope - preview new
books by Mary Pope Osborne, submit an original book review, ask
the author a question,or test your memory in the contest
Sylvia - learn about the
author of Seal Child.
John - the official John
Peterson web site. Read about the author of "The Littles" book
series and more.
- Poe, Edgar Allan
Allan Poe Sonnets -
collection of his sonnets from Sonnet Central.
of Usher - this site
includes a biography, lots of information on his background,
and the text of many of his works.
Edgar Allan - read a
biography and many of the works of this gifted American
Patricia - oficial site from
the author of The Keeping Quilt, Reshenka's Eggs, Tikvah Means
Hope, and many more! Read about where she lives, how she works,
and information on her life and books.
- Potter, Beatrix
Peggy - read all about this
Caldecott medalist and her books including Good Night Gloria,
Officer Buckle and Gloria, and Ruby the Copycat.
Pam Muñoz - learn
about this author, her books, or how to become a children's book
author or illustrator.
Cynthia - read all about
this author of lots of books, including Missing May, Henry and
Mudge, and the Poppleton books.
Allen - read kids' reviews
of his stories and a biography of this author of Tree of Cranes
and Grandfather's Journey.
Dona - companion site to The
Secret Circle written by Dona Schenker. Read about the author,
take the loyalty test, or think about the discussion
Elaine - information on
award-winning non-fiction children's author Elaine Scott and her
Maurice - meet the author of
"Where the Wild Things Are."
Aaron - this author's
specialty is retelling folktales and other traditional stories
from around the world.
Seymour - learn about the
science author and some of his more than 150 books.
Zilpha Keatley - read
excerpts from The Egypt Game, The Headless Cupid, and others. You
can also read her answers to commonly asked questions, or send her
Armstrong - reproductions of
book covers, illustrations, and bibiographical information for
this Newbery Medal winning author and illustrator.
Jerry - this Newberry
award-winning author of Maniac Magee and other books answers
questions and talks about his books.
R.L. - biography of the
author of the Goosebumps series.
Kathy - read about this
Canadian children's author of books for children and young
Phoebe - learn about this
author and illustrator of children's books, visit her studio, or
read reviews of her books including "When the Wind Bears Go
Dancing" and "What Night Do the Angels Wander."
Luc F. - read about Canadian
children's book author Luc F. Theriault, play some games, and
Joyce Carol - information
about the author and her books and poems such as Marked By Fire
and Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea.
Allsburg, Chris - read a
biography of the author of Jumanji, summaries of his books, kids'
reviews of his stories, and more.
H.G. - author of War of the
Worlds and many other books.
- Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Ingalls Wilder -
description of the life and writings of this author from Gale
Celebrates Women's History.
Laura Ingalls - devoted
to author Laura Ingalls Wilder and her nine "Little House"
Hans - read about this
author and illustrator of such books as Bunny Trouble and Tyrone
the Horrible. You can even read a book online!
Elizabeth - read all about
the author of The Castle in the Attic and The Battle for the
Castle, as well as over 40 other books!
Audrey - author and
illustrator of Elbert's Bad Word, Silly Sally, and others. You can
also meet some illustrators, find out how the books are made, and
Jane - read biographical
information and frequently asked questions about this author of
The Seeing Stick, The Girl Who Loved the Wind, and many
of Elodie and Pepito, The -
online illustrated children's books and poetry by author and
illustrator McKenna Adams about the Adventures of Elodie and
of Shakey Snake - series of
children's books written by Patricia Whidden and illustrated by
Adventure Series - featuring
"June the Prune" and "Blossom's Tale", stories you can listen to
in RealAudio as you read along. Site includes activities to go
with the stories.
Fantasy Adventures of Meagan & Kate,
The - exciting stories by
the Cyperplayers that mix real actors with computer generated
graphics in an imaginative adventure.
the World in 12 Songs With Wawa and Kwala
- fun play site you can visit every month to discover the twelve
chapters of Wawa and Kwala's story, their twelve songs, and some
fun interactive games. In French and English.
Book Nook - enter contests,
review books, see what other kids think, and read
- the adventures of an ant knight and his battles against the
Bob's Story by Edward Summer
- where did the first teddy bear really come from? The mystery is
deeper and more wonderful than you can imagine. This story by
Edward Summer is meant to be read aloud.
Stories - a collection of
Stories - illustrated
children's fiction from around the globe.
Corner - read funny stories
and poems, play some games, or learn how to draw
Stories - tales for
Storybooks Online -
illustrated stories and riddles. Print out pages from the coloring
Dog Teddy - Read online
stories about Cool Dog Teddy.
StoryBox - read about
BlueBear and some Bears in the Attic.
Pond - stories about Little
House - read some great
books or view the kids' art collection.
Tucker's Rhymes and Tales -
stories and poems by Grandpa Tucker. Read a new one every
Wolf and the Good Woodsman -
a winter solstice wolf tale, by Helen Hoover.
Deere Kids Corner - online
storybook and coloring book show you how to have fun on a farm and
be safe at the same time.
Clubhouse - Josie's
grandmother turns out to be a famous stage magician. Maybe their
summer together won't be so dull after all! A full-length novel
available free online.
Around - stories,
activities, and projects.
Window Library - read or
hear two traditional Japanese folk tales in English and
Pink Frog - original
children's tale from Spectrum magazine.
Red Riding Hood - read this
self-advancing slide presentation of this famous folk tale as you
listen to it in RealAudio.
Learn, and Do - read great
books, learn interesting history and facts, color a picture, and
build fun projects.
Rofone - follow the
adventures of this roving reporter as he sleuths all over the
Stories - true stories by
written by Alaskan students about their encounters with
Flibby - a story suitable
for young readers about Mr. Flibby and his very long
and The Angel - this fun
story teaches the lesson that when anyone's hurting you, the first
thing you should do is tell someone about it.
for Kids - this children's
site with an Indian perspective includes literature, books,
stories, folktales, poems, activities, and more.
Sleepyhead - join this young
princess as she travels through the Land o' the Wood searching for
the perfect bed by learning to follow the truth and believe in
Wonder Society - fairy
tales, a poets' journal, screenplays, serials and
of Books and Dreams - read
about legends from centuries past or download pictures that you
108 - full of kids' animated
story books and games.
Hour - read-a-long with fun,
Park - publish your own
stories or poetry online.
- stories to read, Book Week information, and links.
of Friendship - a story
about the start of the Japanese custom of playing Beethoven's
Ninth Symphony at Christmas, which shows how two enemies become
friends through music.
Rabbit and The Seeds of Wisdom
- read this online book or browse through the
- An Extraordinary Tale of Adventure
- three kids and a special teddy bear are swept up in an ancient
prophecy. This story by Edward Summer is designed to be read out
Me A Story - online,
original illustrated stories for children. You can even have them
read to you!
End of the Rainbow - an
online novel about Buster Oregon Mortensen, of "Buster's
Online PaintBooks Plus -
zany picture books for kids to read and color.
Tales - fun kids stories
illustrated in color with a new title every week.
Stories - stories for
children ages 2 to 12. You can even submit your own
Owl's Stories to Grow By -
read folk and fairy tales from around the world that tell tales of
courage, friendship, kindness, and love. Site includes word games
and coloring pages.
on the Case: Secrets@Sea -
fun online investigative game exploring topics in Ocean Science.
Learn about oceanography, marine animals, and water pollution as
you collect clues to solve a mystery.
Blortland - visit this
cyberplanet for stories, puzzles, coloring books and
of Alex the Ape Online -
join the fun with these jungle jumpers.
- real story tellers read aloud fairy tales using Real Audio.
Follow the words or simply listen.
Choose Your Own Adventure -
online story with different endings by 6th-grade
- join Katie, her pony Astra, and her friend Prince Alexander on
their adventures in the magical kingdom of Lunaland. You can
personalize and color the stories to make your own
Tale - lets you create your
own storyline. Some of the tales have over 2,000
Brook Lane - illustrated
children's stories and sing-alongs.
for Kids - includes
mysteries to solve, scary stories, magic tricks, and contests for
kids-- something new every week.
Web Tales - Plug your own
words into the blanks and then read the wacky story.
Storybook - read some
classic folktales, legends, sacred tales, and original stories by
From The Book Of Virtues -
this award-winning PBS series tells stories about courage,
compassion, honesty, and many other virtues. The site includes
episode summaries, coloring pages, fun games, and
Pals Internet Poetry Publishing Project for K-12
Students - the place for
poetry written by children. Do you have an original poem to send
to these second graders?
Central - this great
resource contains an archive of English sonnets, commentary, and
pictures, as well as information on authors and different time
Brave and Startling Truth -
read a copy of Maya Angelou's poem for the 50th anniversary of the
United Nations. From the University of Arizona's Model
Pocketful of Rhymes - these
funny rhyming stories and poems will have you rolling with
Corner - read funny stories
and poems, play some games, or learn how to draw
Rhymes For Kids - sampling
of poems from a children's poetry book called "Playing Hopscotch
On A Rubber Roof".
of Miles Standish - poem
written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 1858 about three
- poetry and verse for children of all ages.
George's Children's Poetry Corner
- lots of information about poetry and this author of The Great
Frog Race and Old Elm Speaks, books of poetry for
An Underground Railroad -
poem about the Underground Railroad that includes explanations for
terms associated with it.
Poems - poetry for parents
to enjoy with their toddlers, or for young readers.
for Kids - enjoy verses on a
variety of topics. Includes limericks and other other poetry
with a Porpoise - sing along
with a song, write and read some fun poetry, and enter a contest
Patch - collaborative
Internet project for lower primary students which showcases their
poetry and graphics.
Storytellers - fun site with
activities and links dedicated to storytelling, poetry, puppetry,
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