Authors & Illustrators

We love children's authors and illustrators. Here are some of our favorites. It's an ever growing list!

Adam Rex
Holly Black
Libba Bray
Toni Buzzeo
Cecil Castellucci
Dori Chaconas
Shutta Crum
Esmé Raji Codell
Katie Davis
Brenda Ferber
Heather Vogel Frederick
Kristine O'Connell George
Esther Hershenhorn
Jo Knowles
Uma Krishnaswami
Kara & Jenna LaReau
David Lubar
Kevin Luthardt
Barbara O'Connor
Kevin O'Malley
Linda Sue Park
Robin Pulver
Aaron Reynolds
Laura Ruby
Deborah Ruddell
Cynthia Leitich Smith
Greg Leitich Smith
Lisa Wheeler
Mo Willems
Lisa Yee
Tracie Vaughn Zimmer

Children's Book Blogs

Here are some of our favorite blogs by children's book readers, writers, reviewers, editors, and all-around aficionados!

Alice's CWIM Blog
Big A little a
Bildungsroman
Blue Rose Girls
Book Buds
Brain Burps
Brain Lint
Brooklyn Arden
A Chair, A Fireplace, and a Tea Cozy
Check it out
Chicken Spaghetti
Confessions of a Bibliovore
Cybils
Cynsations
A Fuse #8 Production
Got Art?
Gotta Book
Grow Wings
Jen Robinson's Book Page
Jimbo Jabber
Jo Knowles
Just One More Book!
LaReau Sisters Bla Bla Blog
The Longstockings
Miss Rumphius Effect
Mo Willems Blog
Mother Reader
Oz and Ends
Pixie Stix Kids Pix
Planet Esme
Read Roger
Read Write Believe
Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast
Tracie Vaughn Zimmer
Where the Wild Things Are
A Year of Reading


Silly Stuff

Wondrous and Wonderful and Silly videos and sites.

Art Pad
Badger Badger
Chicken Hats!
Chicken Horoscopes
Children's Books to Avoid
Lite-Brite
LLama Song
Magical Trevor
Mango Mango
March of the Emperors (sort of)
Mentos Gone Wild
OK GO on the Treadmills
Potter Puppet Pals
Pretty Big Dig
SuperBalls Everywhere!
Talking Pug