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Children's Literature and Librarianship: Authors & Illustrators

Authors & Illustrators in Library Databases

Below is a selection of the library's online resources that provide background information on authors and illustrators. And remember, if you can't find what you need on this page, Help! is only a click away!

Authors & Illustrators in Library Books

Print reference book are great sources of information about the authors and illustrators of children's literature.  Below is a sample of some of the best print resources in the Simmons Library.  If you don't have access to the Simmons Library, you can use WorldCat to find a copy in a library near you!

Authors & Illustrators on the Web

Authors & Illustrators in Video

Want to hear authors reading from or talking about their work?  Use the custom search box below to search YouTube for your favorite authors and illustrators.