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*Robert Quackenbush - Author/illustrator of the Miss Mallard mysteries, and many other books.

*Arthur Ransome

*Arthur Ransome Society - Site includes biographical information, photographs of people and places in the Swallows and Amazons books, and discussion forums.

*Arthur Ransome - A textual biography from WWWeb Guides in England.

*Shoo Rayner - Illustrator, and creator of The Ginger Ninja.

*Dave Ross - Author-illustrator.

*Michael Elsohn Ross - The author of over twenty science and nature books for children.

*Cynthia Rylant - Author of an astounding array of books including Missing May, and Henry and Mudge.

*Allen Say - Author/illustrator of Tree of Cranes and Grandfather's Journey.

*Willy Schuyesmans - A Flemish author of books for children and young adults has his own website. Most of the pages are in Dutch; I have linked to the English summary page.

*Dr. Seuss

*Seussville - The publisher's site, featuring a wide variety of activities and promotions.

*The Dr. Seuss Page - Biographical information, a collection of Dr. Seuss parodies, and a good set of links to (and reviews of) other Seuss-sites

*Cut Loose with Dr. Seuss! - A teacher has set up a page with activities related to many of the books.

*Cyber-Seuss - Seuss fandom and information.

*How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Seuss fans shouldn't miss this Web version of the story.

*Aaron Shepard[***] - Author Online! - Dozens of retold stories from around the world, plus reader's theater scripts, and other resources for educators, storytellers, writers, parents, and young people.

*Seymour Simon - The author of over 150 science books for children.

*Irene Smalls - Author of Johnkankus, and Irene and the Big Fine Nickel among others.

*Zilpha Keatley Snyder - A website by the popular children's author, and recipient of three Newbery honor books.

*Jerry Spinelli - Newbery Medal-winning author of Maniac Magee.

*Johanna Spyri - A Website devoted to Heidi.

*Janet Stevens - The award-winning author-illustrator.

*R.L. Stine - A page created by Stine's publisher, Scholastic Books. Part of a larger site devoted to Goosebumps. There is also some biographical information in People Magazine's December 25, 1995 issue, as part of their "Most Intriguing People" feature.

*Phoebe Stone - Author and illustrator of children's books including When the Wind Bears Go Dancing and What Night Do the Angels Wander.

*Steve Swinburne - Author of nature books for kids.

*Joyce Carol Thomas - Author of Marked By Fire and Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea.

*Colin Thompson - The Australian author-illustrator has a Web page with information about his books and future projects.

*J.R.R. Tolkien[***] - An enormous amount of information about Tolkien and the world of his novels.

*Geoffrey Trease

*Mark Twain[***] - A wide-ranging compilation of material by Twain and about Twain.

*Lydia Ugoini - Author of The Story of A Rich Dog and A Poor Dog.

*Chris Van Allsburg - Author/illustrator of Jumanji and many other picture books.

*Nancy Van Laan - Author of several picture books. [site temporarily unavailable]

*Jules Verne

*Dennis Kytasaari's Jules Verne page - A complete list of his works, with links to information about movies based on the books.

*Zvi Har'El's Jules Verne Collection - The most complete site on Jules Verne, with links to online versions of the stories, and links to a wide assortment of Verne-related Web pages.

*Cynthia Voigt - This is a sample chapter from Approaches to Literature through Authors, by Mary Elizabeth Wildberger, published by Oryx Press.

*Eric Walters - Canadian author of Stranded and Stars.

*Rick Walton - Author of poetry, picture books and riddle books.

*Sandy Watson - The Canadian author of two books for children.

*Will Weaver

*T.H. White - England Have my Bones - Pages devoted to the author of The Sword in the Stone and many other books.

*Diana Wieler - Canadian YA author of the RanVan trilogy and other books.

*Laura Ingalls Wilder

*My Little House on the Prairie Home Page - Good information on the real-life characters and locations that inspired the books, as well as information on more recent spin-off book series.

*Laura Ingalls Wilder, Frontier Girl - Devoted to the life and works of the author of the "Little House" books.

*Hans Wilhelm - Author and illustrator of such picture books as Bunny Trouble and Tyrone the Horrible.

*Elizabeth Winthrop - Bestselling author of over 40 books for children and adults.

*Jim Witkins - An (as yet) unpublished children's book illustrator and writer. His web site is a thoughtful and entertaining examination of his experiences in creating a picture book for publication.

*Audrey Wood - Author and illustrator of Elbert's Bad Word, Silly Sally, and others.

*Trevor Zahra - A children's writer and illustrator from Malta.

Other Sources of Author Information . . .

Wednesday, October 21, 1998
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