Authors & Illustrators on the Web

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The Children's Literature Web Guide

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Information about Series Books

*Boy's/Children's Series books - Information about Danny Dunn, Encyclopedia Brown, Hardy Boys, The Three Investigators, Secret Seven, Boxcar Children and Tom Swift.

*Girls' Series Web Page - Information about the Nancy Drew series, Trixie Belden, the American Girls series, and others.

*The Cherry Ames Page - Information about the series by Helen Wells and Julie Tatham.

*Nancy Drew, Girl Sleuth, Girl Wonder - Information about the Nancy Drew series, and meditations on its central themes (I coldn't get into this site the last time I tried).

*Rupert Bear - A discussion of the long-lived British character from illustrated books.

*Stratemeyer Syndicate FAQ - Frequently asked questions about the Stratemeyer Syndicate, responsible for the Bobbsey Twins, the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Tom Swift, and other series.

*Stratemeyer Syndicate Unofficial Home Page

Information About Folktales

*Check the Folklore Reference Sources on my Folklore Myth and Legends page.

Other Sites with Author Information

*Biographical information about authors is often available on publishers' websites. If you know an author's usual publisher, check my Publishers Page for the link.

*Author and illustrator biographies from The Scoop - Informatuion about Lloyd Alexander, Mem Fox, and many more.

*Invite An Author - A web site with links to children's book authors who speak at schools, plus information on planning a successful author's visit.

*Ask the Author - At the Youth Division of the Internet Public Library, young people can ask questions of authors (authors include Avi, Jane Yolen and Lois Lowry and many others), and read the answers to questions others have asked.

*The Art of Illustration: A Celebration of Contemporary Canadian Children's Book Authors - To accompany an exhibition at the National Library of Canada. Includes reproductions of artwork, bibliographies, and biographies of top-notch Canadian illustrators such as Dayal Kaur Khalsa, Eric Beddows, and Marie Louise Gay.

*Kaleidoscope 6: Biographies of Presenters - The conference is over (next Kaleidoscope is in 2000), but these brief biographies of authors such as Margaret Mahy and Aliki are still available.

*Authors' Birthdays - Looking for the birthday of a favourite author, or just looking for a reason to celebrate in November?

*Inkspot's Children's Authors - Links to authors' pages from Inkspot, the directory of resources for writers.

*The Elizbeth Stone Gallery - A gallery that sells original art by several well-know children's book illustrators.

*WritersNet: The Internet Directory of Published Writers - Contact information for a wide variety of writers.

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Tuesday, September 1, 1998
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