Kevin Henkes

Kevin Henkes Biography

Kevin Henkes - American Author and Illustrator 1960- Kevin Henkes Kevin Henkes is best known for his warm, lively, humorous picture books, distinguished for their remarkable understanding of the true world of young children. Peopled, for the most part, with expressively drawn mouse characters who are completely human in their

Stephen Gammell

Stephen Gammell Biography

Stephen Gammell - American illustrator 1943- Stephen Gammell Stephen Gammell’s distinctive illustra­tions is imbued with emotion. Every color and change of value creates mood. Child and adult alike will find themselves shivering, chilled by his illustrations in Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (1981). His colored ­pencil

Eleanor Estes

Eleanor Estes Biography

Eleanor Estes - American author 1906-1988 Eleanor Estes With her rare gift for depicting everyday experiences from the fresh perspective of childhood, Eleanor Estes based many of her stories on memories of growing up in a poor but loving family in West Haven, Connecticut. Following high school graduation, the author

peter dickinson

Peter Dickinson Biography

Peter Dickinson British Author 1927-2015 Peter Dickinson Sometimes referred to as a fantasy or science fiction writer, Peter Dickinson is a difficult author to charac­terize. Amazingly prolific and versatile, he has published over twenty books for children, with settings ranging from contemporary England to the Byzantine Empire. Although his subject

Tomie dePaola

Tomie dePaola Biography

Tomie dePaola - American illustrator and author 1934-2020 Tomie dePaola When I was a student at Pratt in the 1950s, studying illustration, I remember a fellow student asking one of our instructors, "When do we learn about style?" "We won't learn about style," he re­plied. "Style happens naturally. If you

Walter De La Mare

Walter de la Mare Biography

Walter John de la Mare - British poet, writer 1873-1956 Walter de la Mare Walter de la Mare was the most distinguished lyric poet writing for chil­dren in the first half of the twentieth century. His fresh original voice, noted for its astute per­ception and subtle imaginative visions was ele­gantly

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