NANCY CHURNIN

NANCY CHURNIN

Nancy Churnin is a native New Yorker and a lover of baseball who is happy to call Dallas her home. Go Rangers! She’s the theater critic for The Dallas Morning…

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SYLVIA LIU

SYLVIA LIU

Sylvia Liu is an environmental lawyer turned children’s author and illustrator inspired by aliens, bunnies, kraken, and oceans. She debuts as a picture book author with A MORNING WITH GRANDPA,…

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JULIE FALATKO

JULIE FALATKO

Julie Falatko writes books for children. She likes to write about talking animals. And talking furniture. Sneakers, flowers, muffins, all talking. It’s like there’s nothing in her world she won’t…

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MELANIE FLORENCE

MELANIE FLORENCE

Melanie Florence is of Cree and Scottish descent and currently lives in Toronto with her family. She is the author of the OLA Best Bets award winning book RIGHTING CANADA’S…

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AME DYCKMAN

AME DYCKMAN

Ame Dyckman is the bestselling, award-winning, multi-zoo-membership-owning, mischief-making, funky hair-wearing, messy-cooking, short-and-loud little author of: • BOY + BOT (illustrated by Dan Yaccarino), • TEA PARTY RULES (illustrated by K.G.…

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PAT ZIETLOW MILLER

PAT ZIETLOW MILLER

Pat Zietlow Miller has three picture books in print and seven more on the way. Her debut, SOPHIE’ S SQUASH, won the Golden Kite Award for best picture book text,…

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SAMANTHA BERGER

SAMANTHA BERGER

Samantha Berger writes and writes and writes (she even wrote *this*). She has written picture books like CRANKENSTEIN! illustrated by Dan Santat (Little, Brown, 2013), A CRANKENSTEIN VALENTINE (Little, Brown December,…

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TAMMI SAUER

TAMMI SAUER

Tammi Sauer is a former teacher and library media specialist. She is a full-time picture book author who has visited hundreds of schools and spoken at various conferences across the…

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PENNY PARKER KLOSTERMANN

PENNY PARKER KLOSTERMANN

Penny Parker Klostermann is the author of THERE WAS AN OLD DRAGON WHO SWALLOWED A KNIGHT. She loves all kinds of books, but especially loves very silly picture books that…

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SUSAN EADDY

SUSAN EADDY

Susan Eaddy works in her attic studio writing picture books and playing with clay. She was an Art Director for fifteen years, and won international 3D illustration awards and a…

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ROXIE MUNRO

ROXIE MUNRO

Roxie Munro was born in Texas, and grew up in southern Maryland, by the Chesapeake Bay. At the age of six, she won first prize in a county-wide contest for a…

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STACY McANULTY

STACY McANULTY

Stacy McAnulty writes for children and teens. Her chapter book series, THE DINO FILES (Random House Kids), will hit shelves in January 2016. Her picture book, DEAR SANTASAURUS (Boyds Mills Press),…

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JOHN ROCCO

JOHN ROCCO

John Rocco studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and School of Visual Arts in New York City. He is the author of four acclaimed books for children:…

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JODI MOORE

JODI MOORE

Jodi Moore is author of the award winning WHEN A DRAGON MOVES IN (Flashlight Press) and GOOD NEWS NELSON(Story Pie Press).  She writes picture books and young adult novels, hoping…

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TARA LAZAR

TARA LAZAR

Tara Lazar - Street magic performer. Hog-calling champion. Award-winning ice sculptor. These are all things Tara Lazar has never been. Instead, she writes quirky, humorous picture books featuring magical places…

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PETER BROWN

PETER BROWN

Peter Brown has always loved telling stories. Growing up in New Jersey, he told stories by drawing whimsical characters and scenes from his imagination. Then, as a teenager, he fell in…

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JANE YOLEN

JANE YOLEN

Jane Yolen is an author of children’s books, fantasy, and science fiction, including Owl Moon, The Devil’s Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? She is also a poet, a…

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EMMA WALTON HAMILTON

EMMA WALTON HAMILTON

Emma Walton Hamilton is a best-selling children’s book author, editor, educator and arts and literacy advocate. She has co-authored over twenty-five children’s books with her mother, Julie Andrews, seven of which have been…

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